Teenage sibling trio Speed of Light have honed a garage rock sound laced with punky undertones that’s probably going to take you by surprise in its ferocity. In fact, the Santa Monica, California, band’s dirty, riff-filled rock meets grunge meets desert rock sound is absolutely filthy as hell.
One-man band Noctry has honed an engaging but hard-hitting blend of alternative rock meets metal, which also incorporates elements of ambient, digital and electronic, and R&B.
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.
We’ve featured a couple of ‘Internet bands’ in the past, but Beyond The Badlands is definitely one of the most interesting. The band was founded in January by guitarist and songwriter Cuda Smith, who’s currently stationed in Germany and spends six months of the year deployed with the military which leaves him another six months to hone his brand of southern rock.
How would you feel about revisiting songs or even things you thought or ranted about 21 years ago? Personally, I think it’s best not to even contemplate visit 15-year-old me’s thoughts. However, that’s exactly what brilliantly named Los Angeles rock band Flammable Animal (try saying that three times) are doing with their recently released debut EP that transports us back to our formative music days of the 1990s.
Boston band Major Moment have honed an intriguingly intense cinematic rock sound that fuses big riffs and synths with the melodic vocals of their two Russian-born singers.
Thump Whistle might seem like a bit of a random name for a band and… well… it is. That’s because the Pleasanton, California, quartet came up with the name using the Random Bandname Generator.
Oklahoma City duo Blooming offer up an intriguing mix of heavy rock and metal with elements of electronica and R&B. They’re also the first band we’ve ever spoken to from Oklahoma!
California quintet Six Feet Over spent the first five years or so as a band playing cover versions but today launched a debut EP that oozes energetic hard rock goodness.
Harnessing the high energy of hair metal and groove metal, Pittsburgh band A Common Crown have honed a catchy yet heavy sound led by engaging vocals and plenty of big riffing.
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.
Brooklyn-based singer/songwriter Emily Mitchell has honed a diverse sound that was born out of folk-rock and influenced by pop-punk and various pop and rock styles. And the singer refuses to be bound to one genre as she pursues her solo project.