Exciting newcomers Cage Fight offer up an aggressive concoction of thrash metal and hardcore punk, which fuses vicious vocals and powerful riffs and rhythms loaded with visceral rage.
Leeds-based band When They Riot have honed a grungey sound that offers a nod to 90s alternative rock fused with a new, raw flavour.
South Wales band Finding Aurora offer up a grungy, engaging garage rock sound that began as a bedroom project and has retained its raw but powerful edge by keeping things simple.
London band Centuries have conjured up a brutally heavy post-metalcore sound that swiftly pushes them into the higher echelons of the exciting British metal scene.
Brighton indie rockers 26th Avenue aims to inspire people to overcome hardships in life with a mantra of “we’re young, we’re loud, and we’re determined,” which they try to capture in every track.
The resurgence of nu-metal is very much alive and kicking with the menacingly atmospheric sound of Bristol band NO:IR.
Leicester trio Switchdown offer up a fun and bouncy punk-infused alternative rock sound that’s big on energy and feisty riffs.
Dead Romantic offer up an intriguing combination of hooky, loud, energetic yet aggressive music that’ll have you singing along one moment and kick you in the face the next.
New music podcast GigRadio Episode 13 features an interview with British metal band Defences and great new music from all around the world.
If you happened to be on the lookout for the heaviest new UK metal band then Monasteries would probably be a good place to start.
Deathcore sextet Majin will cast a spell over you with their punishing, brutal cyberpunk influenced sound that they describe as “forward thinking groove” and “deathcore in technicolour.”
Prepare yourself for some “sexy old school doom metal deliciousness” from exciting, rebellious new London band Them Bloody Kids.