Let us transport you to a dark place fuelled by chaos and desperation with Newcastle quartet Creak. The band’s savage sound fuses groove metal, nu-metal and post-hardcore intensity with moments of eerie atmosphere and distortion.
If you’ve been pining after a bit of angsty, hard-hitting British metal then Essex newcomers When Nothing Works well and truly have you covered. They’ve honed a heavy, yet engaging metalcore sound that fuses powerful vocals and lyrics with big riffs and pounding rhythms.
Oxfordshire newcomers Severed Tongues have honed a delicious modern metal sound that’s somehow exceedingly dark and dramatic, yet also positive and catchy.
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.
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.
Exciting new Birmingham metal act Overthrone offer an intriguing sound of sheer heaviness with a melodic edge. But the first thing that you will notice is that these guys are heavy – seriously heavy.
Bristol’s Trayus are in the midst of an intriguing musical shift that’s taking them from a sound that harks back to the classic metal greats to a far heavier, infectiously … Continue reading New Band of the Week: Trayus
Lincoln newcomers DLVRR summarise their latest single Caution to us as: “An absolute jamboree of cleans, screams, chugs, chords, harmonies and melodies.”
We’ve got a real treat of excellent new music for you this week, including new tracks from four of our former New Bands of the Week. We kick off with … Continue reading New Music Friday: 8 March
We’re starting 2019 with a bang by making Lancaster rockers Passengers our first New Band of the Week of the year
Kent metalcore quintet Cove are about to blow away the UK metal scene with an EP that is crushingly brilliant. The five-piece, our New Band of the Week last month, have … Continue reading EP Review: Cove – A Conscious Motion
The new-found more melodic edge to Bristol metalcore band Backroads today comes to fruition with the launch of debut EP Faith Left Me, You Did Too. But don’t be fooled … Continue reading EP Review: Backroads – Faith Left Me, You Did Too