You probably don’t expect your friendly neighbourhood preacher to come at you kicking and screaming with rock’n’roll swagger, unless it’s one of those nutty preacher dudes in America. But that’s exactly what you get from Brighton newcomers Preacher.
Our final New Band of the Week of 2021 brings the year to a deliciously catchy, grungey conclusion with the thrilling sound of new post-grunge meets alt-rock trio Less Than Hollow.
North-west newcomers Supera Morza throw up huge slabs of raucous distorted and fuzz-laden punk meets grunge meets noise rock that they describe as being “chaotic, expressive and ruthless.”
Brand new British rockers Giant Walker have honed a heavy progressive rock sound that blends elements of grunge, nu-metal and alternative rock and metal, which they describe as “powerful, dark and nuanced.”
The same week as we recently celebrated the 30th anniversary of the greatest album of all time (Nevermind, obviously), we were introduced to a Manchester band being referred to as “Britain’s answer to Nirvana.” So we knew we had to see what the fuss was all about.
Middlesbrough band SWEARS offer up a dark and brooding rock sound fused with elements of grunge, doom and pop, which they describe as “hot n’ heavy.”
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.
If a band name could aptly summarise the current events in the world then that would surely be Sadness & Complete Disappointment.
Leeds trio Kath & The Kicks have honed an intriguing sound that packs the power of alternative and grunge. Led by delicious, engaging vocals and supported by heavy riffs, there’s also a more melodic edge to the band that’s sure to have you hooked.
From just about the most south-eastern town in England comes an engaging punky grungey sound that could easily have dropped out of the US west coast in the early 1990s. … Continue reading New Band of the Week: Mr Wu’s Pigs
If you thought grunge died with Kurt Cobain in Seattle back in 1994 then how very wrong you were. The concept is very much alive and kicking, particularly up in … Continue reading New Band of the Week: Pet Virus
“Really fucking loud,” says Creature frontman Sam Avery when asked to describe his band’s sound, and he’s not far wrong. If you’ve been craving a fuzzy, grungey Nirvana-like sound for … Continue reading New Band of the Week: Creature