Ohio synth-infused metalcore band Starless will certainly keep you on your toes with a heavy sound that’s approachable and relatable, fusing vicious vocals with catchy choruses and melodies.
San Francisco band Final Boss offer up a feisty and infectious fusion of metal genres with a heavy leaning on post-hardcore, which they describe as being “Post-Hardcore fun riffage.”
Florida band Felicity have honed a fun but hard-hitting sound that fuses the catchiness of pop-punk with rock and full-on metal elements, which they describe as “energetic, diverse and balanced.”
Like many new music projects, West Coast band Dig The Grave is the product of necessity formed during the pandemic.
Emerging Minneapolis band Cardijum offer up a crushing deathcore meets death metal sound that’s packed with powerful riffs, intense rhythms and savage vocals.
This may be a bold statement, but we firmly believe Louisiana metallic hardcore band Capra are the most exciting American band we’ve discovered in five years of running this site.
The GigRadar podcast GigRadio is back with a bang to discuss the best new rock and metal from around the world! It’s been 10 months since our last episode but we’ve been keen to revamp the podcast for a while, and we finally got the opportunity to do so.
New York City rockers VRSTY are on a mission to prove wrong the theory that everything has done before. The band offer up an unusual fusion of R&B and even pop-inspired vocals with heavier metal growls alongside huge guitar riffs, metallic grooves and elements of post-hardcore.
Nashville newcomers Lonelyouth offer up an exciting, diverse sound that sits somewhere between nu-metal, metalcore and melodic rock. They’ve honed a sound that offers plenty of aggression and its fair share of groove, with booming guitar riffs fused with powerful vocals engaging melodies.
Prepare to get your groove on with the superbly engaging sound of The Haunted North, who fuse raw, powerful vocals with big riffing and vicious driving rhythms.
Atlanta duo Breakthrough Even may have been unlikely candidates to become a hard-hitting metal band. Twins Josh and Zach Turner freely admit to being “massive nerds playing video games all the time” as kids, but the discovery of Linkin Park’s debut album changed all of that.
Arkansas’ Census are a metal band that falls outside the scope of what you might typically expect from a metal band. They’ve honed an intriguing sound that fuses metal elements with delicious yet powerful vocals, modern metalcore instrumentals, synth fusions, and emotionally-driven lyrics.