Today, we have reached the milestone of the 1,000th article to be published on GigRadar. Since setting the site up from scratch in August 2016, we’ve covered new bands from all over the world and I’m pleased to say that numbers are only on the rise.
Hertfordshire metal band Defences today make a major statement of intent as they return with another exciting taster of their evolving sound.
We were handed a metal treat as we went along to see Defences, one of our favourite bands at GR Towers, as they supported melodic metal band The Raven Age along with another of our former featured bands MSRY at The Underworld in Camden last Thursday (28 March).
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
This is the 498th article to be written on GigRadar since I launched the blog/magazine to celebrate the latest and greatest new rock, metal and punk bands two years ago. … Continue reading Introducing: GigRadar Playlists
We have now officially launched GigRadio, the perfect podcast accompaniment to GigRadar! This Pilot episode brings together recorded interviews with As Everything Unfolds and Defences (which we’ll admit is very … Continue reading GigRadio Episode 1: Pilot
We were treated to a feast of exciting up-and-coming bands from across the metal spectrum at all-day celebration of fringe metal music ProgMetalMadness at New Cross Inn on Sunday (25 … Continue reading Gig Review: ProgMetalMadness
On Friday night we headed down to the O2 Academy in Islington to see two of our favourite new bands Defences and Jack The Envious support the mighty Cypher16 alongside … Continue reading Gig Review: Cypher16, Defences, Jack The Envious & Parabyss at O2 Academy Islington
London’s emerging tech metalcore band Decrypted began as a project dreamt up by Polish guitarist Martin Luczynski which, thanks to the power of the Internet, has exploded into a truly … Continue reading Introducing: Decrypted
A Friday the 13th in Camden was duly given the heavy metal delivering it deserved as five exciting new bands put on a great show at The Crowndale Club last … Continue reading Gig Review: As Everything Unfolds, Defences, Erasea, Culling The Pantheon & Death Goals
With the seemingly endless subgenres of metal out there these days, it’s totally understandable for bands to pinpoint themselves to one of them. But when a band goes all out … Continue reading New Band of the Week: Defences