Channelling the sounds of classic hard rock and metal bands of decades gone by, Bolton-based Room: IV are a welcome reminder of no-frills, good old rock’n’roll.
If the Boy Scouts dished out badges for rocking hard then Boulder, Colorado, band Boy Scouts of Destruction would be keeping their mums busing sewing for months. Or, more likely, they’d be too badass to be allowed into the Scouts full-stop.
Satisfy your urge for riff-driven guitar music with the heavy rock meets alternative metal sound of brand new San Francisco trio intentiontremor..
Dublin newcomers Brake Loose offer up a dirty, mischievous rock’n’roll sound that’s packed with energy and features a unique blend of spoken word vocals.
The term blackened sludge alone told us to expect something dark and dirty from Polish band Mary and the Highwalkers. But what we encountered was something beyond our wildest dreams.
Gallivant have conjured up the kind of face-melting riff-led rock that’s so good it should carry a warning to strap in tight before embarking on the musical journey.
Brace yourself for some fast-paced, raucous, screechy, fun-packed post-hardcore goodness from Madison, Wisconsin quarter Meat Jelly.
A mixture of British and American band members as well as crossing the boundaries of alternative rock, hard rock and metal makes Chicago-based Queen’s Teeth an intriguing proposition.
Amid a Danish music scene dominated by pop music comes a bright new hope in the form of exciting emerging grunge rock quartet Some Kind Of Liberty.
It may appear somewhat of a broad brush statement that a psychedelic rock band is inspired by recreational drug taking but, in the case of San Francisco band The Spiral Electric, there’s nothing stereotypical about it.
Breaking up sections of dark, doomy stoner-metal with a flute solo is a pretty bold move. But it’s one that tells you a lot about brand new Estonian metal band Pharmer.
There’s a brilliant British TV comedy called Peep Show in which two of the main characters discuss starting a band called Various Artists “just to fuck over people with iPods.” And that kind of sneaky trick is, we assume, what Virginia band UNKNOWN was going for, as it took us bloody ages to find them on Spotify…