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.”
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.
If you’re looking for indie meets punk rock that’s upbeat, hard-hitting and generally a lot of fun then exciting Glasgow rockers The Riot Vans are just the band for you.
Norwich rockers Jora the Fortuneteller have honed a wild sound that flirts with various sounds and genres. However, they very much retain a heavy focus on big riffs and engaging vocals, which they describe as “heavy, dark and melodic.”
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.
Indie rockers Alex James are aiming to inspire other people with disabilities and improve accessibility in the music 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.
Surrey-based Maya Lakhani was inspired to go it alone as a solo rock artist when the pandemic hit and made it impossible to start up a new band.
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.