London-based but rather international newcomers Borderline Toxic offer up a riff-based, catchy rock sound that draws on funk influences and they describe as “gritty, ballsy and triggering.”
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.
Cardiff-based Death Cult Electric take us on a chaotic, loud and wild futuristic rock’n’roll adventure with a thrilling sound that they describe as “delusional apocalyptic fuzz.”
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.”
If you like your rock music fused with elements of 80s post-punk, goth and electronica, then north-western England band ANTEES tick all the boxes with a sound they describe as “energetic, gritty and loud.”
Exciting Yorkshire band Conflare have crafted an alternative rock sound that has the perfect mix of heaviness and ‘poppiness.’
Bristol-based garage rock band PARKAS – which allegedly stands for Please, Answer, Road, Kill, Alan – offer up an infectious groove and distortion-heavy fusion of deliciously dirty rock meets indie.
Hertfordshire newcomers Icarus have honed an infectious sound that fuses engaging vocals and heavy riffing in a rock meets metal meets hip-hop concoction that they describe as “dirty, raw and massive.”
Devon band Quorum have honed an anthemic indie rock sound with elements of alternative, pop and punk influences, which they describe as “fresh, current and exciting.”
South coast band Young Pretorians fuse elements of punk and rock in an engaging, feel good throwback sound. In their words, “It’s guitar music and for us that’s the best music” and we certainly can’t disagree with that.
Brighton band Azure offer up fascinating fantasy rock with progressive elements in a sound that fuses unusual harmonies, odd time signatures, virtuosic guitars, wild synthesisers and a whole load of fun.