Introducing: Nest of Plagues

Some of the most exciting discoveries we’ve made during the last five years of running GigRadar have been from the Hungarian metal and hardcore scene. And we’ve got another monster of a heavy Hungarian band to add to the list in Nest of Plagues.

New Band of the Week: Majin

Deathcore sextet Majin will cast a spell over you with their punishing, brutal cyberpunk influenced sound that they describe as “forward thinking groove” and “deathcore in technicolour.”

New Band of the Week: Cannula

Exciting Lancashire band Cannula offer up a new sound that they hope listeners won’t be used to hearing from British metalcore. They fuse elements of hardcore and deathcore with huge riffs and breakdowns, intense vocals and intriguing lyrics in a heavy, emotive sound they summarise as “new-wave metalcore.”

GigRadio Episode 12: The Hundred Reasons One

One of the first rock and metal bands I ever got into was Hundred Reasons, so it was a pleasure to speak to their frontman Colin Doran for our latest episode of GigRadio.

New Band of the Week: TYRANTS

Blending the elements of hardcore and deathcore is only going to result in a pretty damn heavy concoction, and that’s exactly the case with Swindon band TYRANTS who offer up what they describe as “stupidly heavy slams.”