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: 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…

Our Lives In Cinema’s debut EP, video & exciting gig news

Earlier this year we introduced you to London-based punk rockers Our Lives In Cinema. One of the things that first drew us to this band was their impressive energy levels, which comes across in their engaging, breathless sound. As Mark told us back when we first met them: “High energy is 100% the intention! I…

Introducing: CRNSKHFT

Vancouver rockers CRNKSHFT fuse big rock riffs, engaging classic rock vocals and blistering guitar solos in their explosive heavy rock meets grunge sound – which they have branded H.F.R (work that out for yourself). The quintet of  vocalist Shane Jolie, guitarists Sebastien Mark Pulse and Geoff Way, bassist Trevor Miles and drummer Josh Lauze pride…

Introducing: Stand Atlantic launch debut EP ‘Sidewinder’

Australian rockers Stand Atlantic are your perfect combination of catchy pop-punk melodies with an aggressive, punky edge. The trio of Bonnie Fraser (vocals and guitar), David Potter (bass) and Jonno Panichi (drums) have just finished up touring their homeland with punk rock heavywights New Found Glory, We had a chat with Bonnie, and first up asked…

Introducing: No Insight

We’ve got bit of new punk-rock gold for you today, in the form of London-based ‘shwifty’ pop-punk trio No Insight. The self-confessed ‘sad boys writing sad emo / pop-punk songs’ Gian ‘Kid’ Carlo (guitar and vocals), Joe ‘Grumps’ Papworth (bass and vocals) and Rich Alexander (drums and vocals) all started playing in bands at a young…

Introducing: Crejuvent

One-man extreme metal band is one of the more unusual concepts we’ve come across, but in Liverpool-based Crejuvent we’ve discovered something that truly is different, yet also entertaining and intriguing. Frontman, and bassist, and guitarist, and producer, and mixer (you get the picture) Federico Spera (Freddy), is a character I can’t help but like. When…

New Band of the Week: Prey Drive

Norwich rockers Prey Drive are right up with there as one of the most exciting new bands we’ve discovered in our last year of promoting new bands. The band has an impressive knack for writing engaging rock tracks built around their guitar-led sound – which has you baffled as to how they only have one…

Introducing: SHADED

Surrey punk sensations SHADED are everything you could wish for from feel-good pop-punk. The quartet fuses catchy guitar riffs and singalong vocal melodies with driving drums and poppy vibes on their impressive debut EP The Better Man In Me, which is due for release next Friday (1 September). Vocalist Matt East, slightly self-detrimentally, describes the…