We’re unashamedly aware of the fact that we always bang on about how great the British metal scene is at the moment. But we only do so because there are so many great new metal bands out there to fuel it. The latest reminder of this is Manchester metalcore newcomers Clashmute.
When asked how to describe their sound London-based newcomers Addison Lane bluntly retort “this will destroy you.” So don’t let their claim that their second single is their “slow and heavy” effort fool you into thinking that this is anything other than brilliantly brutal progressive metalcore.
The pure aggression of metalcore is present in all its splendour in the intense, yet melodic, sound of Canadian six-piece No Faith In Fortune – which they have dubbed “progressive aggressive.”
What better way to welcome in the weekend than with a seriously heavy new metal band that aims to bring a bit of good to the world and “break the mold of a digital age where the music industry seems to be becoming increasingly formulaic.”
Lincoln newcomers DLVRR summarise their latest single Caution to us as: “An absolute jamboree of cleans, screams, chugs, chords, harmonies and melodies.”
“Exhilarating and effervescent.” These are the words that scintillating progressive metal quintet Sertraline use to summarise their tantalisingly heavy yet catchy sound. The Stoke-on-Trent five-piece fuse raw intensity with soothing … Continue reading Introducing: Sertraline
Fusing technical and progressive metal with furious heavy influences, Oxford’s LestWeForget are quickly establishing themselves as a force to be reckoned with.
With a name like Bury The Traitor you’re well within your rights to expect something pretty damn heavy. And luckily for you, the Derby quintet deliver it in spades.
The Portuguese surf haven Ericeira of may not be the most obvious place to unearth an exciting new metal band, but that’s exactly the case with Nowhere To Be Found.
Nokia-based Atlas’ description of their self-monikered brand of ‘Northcore’ as “cold, raw and dark” seems like the perfect place to rectify our lack of focus on Finnish metal
Oxfordshire rockers I Cried Wolf made quite the impression with their debut EP back in 2015, only to see a three-year hiatus brought to an end in fine fashion at the end of last year.
One country that we’ve neglected in the last couple of years of writing about new bands is the Netherlands, but that’s about to change with the emergence of Utrecht punky-metalcore act Two And A Half Girl