If, like us, you’re looking for a bit of fun punk rock to liven up the endless days of sitting at home in lockdown then Drama Dolls may be just the band for you. The Los Angeles trio fuse popiness with punkiness in a lively, high energy and highly enjoyable punk rock sound.
Celtic punk inspired by rock’n’roll and a love for metal with Irish jigs and a cheeky bit of accordion thrown in for good measure. There’s a lot to love about the sound of Johnstown, Pennsylvania band Lucky Lad Green.
Denver solo artist Sharone has honed a powerful and melodramatic rock meets metal sound that’s dripping with brooding darkness and intensity. It fuses her engaging vocals with heavy piano riffs and booming guitars.
Calm, melodic ambience meets dark, aggressive progressive rock with the intriguing, intoxicating sound of Michigan duo Tiny Tree.
A lack of local venues turned out to be a blessing in disguise, as The 5:55 made their name playing fraternity house gigs at college.
The best punk rock and pop-punk should be fun to listen to, a bit silly and put a smile on your face, and Alabama band Pink For President offer up all of the above.
Arizona rock duo 23 Valkyries offer up a medley of rock elements that jumps from catchy singalong tracks to tear-jerking ballads to screaming guitar solos. In fact, it’s a sound they describe as “kind of like if Tom Petty met up with Dave Grohl for a beer.”
Get your fix of delicious guitar riffs and good old rock’n’roll with Kentucky band Banshee Child. The Louisville quartet have honed a sound that fuses elements of funky blues and powerful rock led by the engaging vocals of Matt Meredith – in other words, it’s pretty damn catchy.
We love a good solo project at GigRadar Towers and we’ve found a brand new one in Vermont-based Hidden Horizon, which offers up a fun and lively pop-punk sound.
A marching band is probably an unlikely foundation for a group of lads playing hard-hitting thrash. But that’s the case with Pennsylvania quartet UltraViolent – which is one of the best band names we’ve come across while writing this blog.
Orange County, in Southern California, has a rich history for producing great music, from the West Coast explosion to multiple waves of metal. A new name to add to this list is Cerebellion, who offer up a fusion of titanic riffs with aggressive vocals in their intoxicating, heavy metal sound.
We’re well and truly hooked on the warm, engaging punk meets emo and indie rock sound of Pittsburgh newcomers Old Neon.