Oxfordshire newcomers Severed Tongues have honed a delicious modern metal sound that’s somehow exceedingly dark and dramatic, yet also positive and catchy.
The foundations of Nottingham band Dark Matter were established when frontman Jack and guitarist Ed impressed each other while jamming Metallica’s Master of Puppets. So it should come as no surprise that the band have honed a thrilling sound that offers up delicious riffs, huge solos and powerful vocals.
Reading band Flight of Eden’s progressive modern metal sound is signified by a mix of heavy riffing, odd time signatures and technical exploration, which they describe as “powerful, atmospheric and emotional.”
We discovered Bristol band IMMERSE through Spotify’s Discover Weekly playlist and we think you’re going to love them too.
Like a fine red wine, Bristol’s BEGGAR have gotten better with age to become an exciting addition to the UK’s impressive metal scene, thanks largely to the addition of a Frenchman.
Strap yourself in for an epic start to your week courtesy of heavy progressive rock band LUTE. The Manchester quartet tell us that their epic cinematic sound is almost like listening to a film soundtrack and joke “maybe we’ll write a musical one day!”
The thrilling sound of Chiasmata walks the tightrope between atmospheric and cinematic metal and the complexity of modern technical metal, and the result is pretty special.
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.
Exciting Glasgow hard-hitters Godeater are a technical death metal band with melody at their core and the biggest issues facing modern society at their soul.
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.
One of the best – if not the best – things about music is the power it has to change the way you feel, both in the sound of the instrumentals and in the meaning of the lyrics. Glasgow newcomers Bearers are a perfect example of this, and it’s safe to say that their powerful yet engagingly melodic metal sound takes you through a cycle of emotions and feelings.
Having eased people into their alternative-rock meets metal sound with their debut EP, Merseyside/Chesire rockers Salt Hill have ripped the lid off their experimental edge with their superb new single Summit.