New Jersey trio latewaves have honed a somewhat schizophrenic but highly engaging sound that fuses late 90s rock and pop-punk, 2000s emo, hair metal choruses and modern songwriting, which they describe as “fun, energetic and introspective.”
Essex band Palmist are on a journey that began with emo-infused metal and evolved into more of a more pop-rock approach with synthwave and dance music influences.
It’s often easy to pigeonhole bands into specific genres but Cardiff’s Defeatist are example of why we should keep an open mind.
We’re doing something a little different today as we introduce you to intriguing Canadian metalcore meets emocore band Wthcnvctn.
Bath quartet Medway have honed a powerful, emotional and engaging sound that floats between pop-punk, rock and emo.
If, like us, you never grew out of your emo phase then you’re very much in luck with exciting Yorkshire band Realms. The quintet have honed a sound that transports us to the good old post-hardcore and emo days of the early 2000s or, as they put it, “music for people who never grew out of their emo phase.”
We’re well and truly hooked on the warm, engaging punk meets emo and indie rock sound of Pittsburgh newcomers Old Neon.
Expect the unexpected when it comes to Pennsylvania band AM0RA, who throw in elements of pop-punk with emo, metal and more not only on a song-by-song basis but even within the same song.
Pittsburgh band Second To Safety make an interesting observation that their home city, famed historically for steel and blast furnaces is now a booming health and medical centre.
We’re always suckers for a bit of old-school emo, but when a band goes full-on emo and covers our favourite Taking Back Sunday song well… we felt obliged to find out more about Ohio trio I Fight Fail.
Surprise by location, surprise by sound. Surprise, Arizona, quartet Holmstrum fuse pop-punk and alt-rock with elements of metalcore and overtly emo lyrics to form a fascinatingly diverse sound that varies from track to track.
Having formed my musical tastes in the early 2000s I’m a sucker for anything emotionally charged and full of edgy rocky angst. So it should come as no surprise that the sound of Canadian emo-rockers Selfish Things is right up my street.