Sharptooth tease heavy new single a week before debut album

Baltimore hardcore quartet Sharptooth have given us another teaser of their awesomely heavy sound ahead of their debut album launch next Friday, with today’s release of No Sanctuary. No Sanctuary is even heavier than the previous track we covered in our Introducing article, Clever Girl. It opens up with reverby noise then diving into low-tuned chugging…

Introducing: Hypophora

South West rockers Hypophora are a refreshing throwback to intricate guitar music of the 90s, fusing funky guitar riffs with hard-hitting catchy choruses led by the powerful, anthemic vocals of Katie McConnell. The quartet began with school friends Katie and Karum Cooper (guitar and yelling – their words) forming a band back in 2012 and…

Introducing: Kill The Ideal

Lincolnshire rockers Kill The Ideal have honed a hugely engaging sound that packs a rocky punch, while mastering the art of crafting instantly intoxicating riffs and singalong, relatable vocals. The band have spent the last two years pouring all their efforts into their second, self-titled, EP, and the result makes the hard work more than worthwhile….

Introducing: Mullen

One of the most enjoyable things about music is when the fruits of musicians’ labours have a positive impact upon their listeners and potentially society as a whole. When musicians can take a subject or an issue affecting them or people around them, highlight it and be the catalyst for change. This is the case…

Idolising Nova release new single ‘Don’t Blame Me’

Coming up to a year ago we introduced you to the delicious sound of Peterborough trio Idolising Nova, and the guys are back with excellent new single Don’t Blame Me. We caught up with vocalist and bassist Jack Fulton-Smith, who gave us the lowdown on the new track. Jack said: “People can expect a big…

Introducing: Buffalo Go!

As far as energetic pop-punk goes, Bournemouth’s Buffalo Go! tick all the boxes. Engaging vocals and relatable lyrics are fused with driving drums and fun punky riffs in a sound the band have coined “slightly heavy modern pop-punk.” The band’s roots were formed when guitarist and vocalist Martyn Combstock met fellow guitarist Hayden Harris on…

Introducing: Fire On The Roof

Cardiff rockers Fire On The Roof are quickly creating sparks across the UK rock scene having only formed as a band earlier this year – after meeting through social media. The band’s members are an intriguing combination, with Somerset-hailing Luke Prior fronting things up flanked by crazed Lithuanian axe wielder Artūras (Guitarthur) Eidukas and “Gypsy…

Introducing: DVWKINS

French metal isn’t a genre we’ve delved too far into, but if Parisian metalcore quintet DVWKINS are anything to go by then perhaps we all really should. The five-piece have created a powerful yet melodic sound that deliciously contrasts between the clean vocals of lead singer Djoul and guitarist Antonin’s screams, with a big metalcore…

New Band of the Week: Bring The Onslaught

As the name suggests, Bring The Onslaught are brilliantly, brutally heavy – and the good news is that things are only going to get heavier from Aylesbury’s exciting metalcore newcomers. The five-piece of vocalist Nick Wilshaw, drummer Ben Stacey, guitarist and vocalist Ashley Savage, lead guitarist Jonny Helm and bassist Adam Skinner describe their music…

Album Review: You Win Again Gravity’s excellent debut Anonymity

Last month we introduced you to the intriguing delights of Windsor rockers You Win Again Gravity as our New Band of the Week, in which we revealed their debut album Anonymity was imminent – and the good news is that’s out now, and it’s superb. This is an album that symbolises the maturing of a…

Introducing: Mighty Swedish metallers Knogjärn

If you’re yet to discover Spotify’s Discover Weekly, then here’s a tale that’ll make you want to get involved in it. I was listening to my weekly collection of new music the other week when some brutally good metal popped into my ears. The creators of this brilliant noise was Knogjärn, a band that formed…