Chicago’s Sixty Lumens fuse anthemic rock and elements of pop punk and metal with splashes of synth in an intoxicating sound that they describe as “theatrical, engaging and catchy.”
Leicester trio Switchdown offer up a fun and bouncy punk-infused alternative rock sound that’s big on energy and feisty riffs.
Dead Romantic offer up an intriguing combination of hooky, loud, energetic yet aggressive music that’ll have you singing along one moment and kick you in the face the next.
Leeds trio Kath & The Kicks have honed an intriguing sound that packs the power of alternative and grunge. Led by delicious, engaging vocals and supported by heavy riffs, there’s also a more melodic edge to the band that’s sure to have you hooked.
Long Island, NY rockers Karma Versa fuse a multitude of musical backgrounds and influences – including beginning life as an R’n’B band, which we’ll just about forgive them for – in their post-hardcore meets alternative rock sound.
New York band Brookline are going out with a band with an excellent, diverse EP that blends post-hardcore and alternative rock elements along with emo and punk influences.
If you’re after a band that will help you lighten the mood and offers up a fresh new sound, then New Jersey band ScreenAge are the one for you. The quartet offer up an intriguing sound that fuses elements of alt-rock with neo-soul, jazz and indie.
Gloucestershire trio Elessar formed as an emo/alternative band a few years back and are, in their words, “dropping the sad vibes of the past” to evolve to more of a rock/pop sound.
New York City solo artist BetyLJoos offers up a delicious dose of alternative metal with grunge and classic rock influences. The band is the work of Linda Dale, who takes on guitar and bass duties alongside the vocals, with assistance of guests on drums and some guitar duties.
Australian solo artist Mathukey has honed an intriguing alternative rock music that fuses together moments of ambience with prog, post-rock and metal.
New Belfast band Paper Tigers have honed a thrilling alternative rock sound led by powerful vocals and delicious riffs laced with punk rock energy, which they describe as “Bitchin’ alt rock.”
Emerging London band Solar Strides offer up a fun and punchy brand of 60s blues-infused alternative rock with tinges of indie.