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.
Nottingham’s Molars are an intriguing bunch, fusing emo influences and trademark melodramatic lyrics with their engaging pop-punk meets midwest-emo sound. The trio of Chris (vocals and guitar), Dec (bass) and … Continue reading Introducing: Molars
Herefordshire newcomers Foxbite have combined elements of emo, pop-punk and alternative rock to form a hard-hitting but engaging fresh sound, which they describe as “sad, loud and shiny.”
Expect energy and plenty of it from North Carolina emo-rockers Run Home Jack, who aim to emulate the good old days of 2000s rock with modern production adding a bit of extra spice.
For anyone who, like me, grew up on the old-school emo and post-hardcore sounds of the early 2000s, we may just have found you a nostalgic new favourite band.
South-east London newcomers Death of Youth provide a nostalgic nod to emo and post-hardcore of the not too distant past, with their self-confessed “sad and shouty” approach. The band started … Continue reading Introducing: Death of Youth