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.
New Jersey band Harvest Falls refuse to be held back by a set sound or genre labels and intriguingly describe themselves as being inspired by passion, nostalgia and the unpredictable.
We’re particularly excited by Dallas newcomers Burning Windows as they offer up an exciting yet sinister sound that’s reminiscent of the late 90s bands that first got us into metal.
Expect a progressive yet heavy metal sound from Phoenix, Arizona band Echoes In Ashes, who describe their sound as “complex, intense and imaginative.”
A fusion of thrash metal with metalcore and deathcore means you’re right to expect something beautifully heavy and wild from Pennsylvania quintet Traverse The Abyss.
New Hampshire metalcore quartet TrueShot are a band in the midst of an evolution. Having released their debut EP last year within 12 months of forming, they’ve since switched things up with an even heavier, lower-tuned sound and a brand new drummer to boot.
After 20 years away, Society Down have returned with a sound that fits nicely into the modern metal landscape yet also harks back to the genre’s 90s’ heydays. And, they’ve achieved something they couldn’t back in the day – create and release an album.
Expect huge intensity with a fusion of melodic atmosphere and raw energy from exciting New York post-hardcore meets metalcore act Anahata.
They may appear new to the game but a meticulously planned launch has seen Indiana’s Hope Remains immediately establish themselves as one of the most professional bands around.
Prepare yourself for an all-out sensual assault with the beautifully intense sound of progressive rock meets melodic death metal from Maryland newcomers Senescere.
Prepare yourself to be flattened by a freight train of intense metalcore goodness in the form of Albany, New York, quartet Murder In Rue Morgue.
Texas duo Singularity have honed an eclectic mix of violin- and electronica-fuelled metal that they summarise as “intense, merciless, and volatile.”