Introducing: Godsticks

South Wales rockers Godsticks offer up a heavy, high energy progressive rock meets guitar-orientated metal sound that’s gradually increased in heaviness as the band evolves.

New Band of the Week: Icarus

Hertfordshire newcomers Icarus have honed an infectious sound that fuses engaging vocals and heavy riffing in a rock meets metal meets hip-hop concoction that they describe as “dirty, raw and massive.”

Introducing: Young Pretorians

South coast band Young Pretorians fuse elements of punk and rock in an engaging, feel good throwback sound. In their words, “It’s guitar music and for us that’s the best music” and we certainly can’t disagree with that.

New Band of the Week: Memorist

Exciting emerging British band Memorist have conjured up an epically dramatic sound that fuses metalcore and nu-metal foundations with influences from cinematic composers and electronic music.

New Band of the Week: The Late Aprils

Hertfordshire newcomers The Late Aprils have emerged from the pandemic-enforced lockdown armed with hard-hitting riffs and engaging vocals in an intoxicating sound that they describe as “soaring, anthemic and riff-tastic.”

New Band of the Week: The Best Medicine

Hertfordshire metal newcomers The Best Medicine have honed a powerful but engaging fusion of blues-fuelled rock and metal in a sound they describe as “bluesy, ballsy and boozy.”

New Band of the Week: Jason Payne & The Black Leather Riders

They may have the longest band name we’ve ever featured on the site but rock meets melodic metal newcomers Jason Payne & The Black Leather Riders are giving us plenty more to get excited about.