Introducing: Neon Empire

We’re increasingly seeing bands using electronic elements to redefine what we know as metal with new sounds and unconventional approaches. But Irish band Neon Empire are taking that crossover to even higher levels with an “ambitious, adventurous and rule-breaking” electro metalcore sound.

New Band of the Week: Drip Fed Empire

Step into the future of metal with the cyberpunk, electronica metal sound of Bristol-based Drip Fed Empire. The quartet blends hardcore metal and post-hardcore with industrial, EDM, drum & bass elements to form a genre-bending, energy-fuelled dystopian sound.

Introducing: Hemmera

Until now, we’ve only ever covered one band from Brazil and no metal bands from the country. However, Ponta Grossa newcomers Hemmera have well and truly put the nation’s scene on our map with their intoxicating fusion of metal, electronica, trance and orchestral elements, plus the contrast of screamed vocals and melodic choruses.