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.
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.
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.
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.