New Band of the Week: Margarita Witch Cult

Riff-lovers everywhere gather around because “heavy riff disciples” Margarita Witch Cult are here to become your torchbearers of unholy din.

New Band of the Week: Preacher

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.

New Band of the Week: Pizza Crunch

Scottish quartet Pizza Crunch offer up an infectious sound that fuses alternative 80s influences with modern indie and rock, which they describe as “melodic, stimulating and introspective.”

New Band of the Week: Terror Cult

Yorkshire band Terror Cult have honed an alternative rock meets old school punk that fuses engaging vocals with funky, catchy guitars, which they describe as “noisy, energetic and honest.”

Introducing: Speak Easy Circus

Glasgow band Speak Easy Circus have honed a funky, brass-led experimental indie meets rock sound that they describe as being “eclectic, exciting and unpredictable.”

New Band of the Week: Less Than Hollow

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.

Introducing: Led By Lanterns

Birmingham band Led By Lanterns is on a mission to push alt-rock into something darker, which takes the best bits of pop songs and improves them with metal and electronic influences.

New Band of the Week: Columbia

It may have been a long time coming, but Cardiff quartet Columbia are well and truly making their presence felt with an infectiously uplifting rock’n’roll sound they describe as “energetic, moody, anthemic.”

New Band of the Week: Them Velvet Tongues

Blackburn newcomers formed out of lockdown blues armed with an energetic, feisty rock’n’roll sound that fuses filthy riffs and screaming guitars with engaging vocals and oodles of swagger.