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.
Bristol’s Cosmic Ninja have honed an intriguing fusion of rock, electronica and dance music that we can’t quite pigeonhole into a particular genre, but they summarise with the three E’s of ‘energetic, eclectic and exciting.’
Scotland has a great track record for producing alternative-rock bands and Glasgow’s Banshee continue this tradition with their high energy, catchy riffs and engaging, powerful vocals. The quartet of Erin … Continue reading Introducing: Banshee
Newcastle quartet Holding Out have honed an exciting punk fuelled rock sound that they describe as “unpredictable, shouty and fun” – which should have you hooked already.
Never ones to be constrained to musical norms, Hampshire quartet Reventure have perfectly fused elements of electronica, rock, rap and metal to form a sound that reinvents itself from song … Continue reading Introducing: Reventure
The intrigue of Brighton-based newcomers Operation Kino (OP:K) isn’t just sharing a band name with a plot to kill Adolf Hitler and other high-ranking Nazis, on which the Tarantino film Inglorious Basterds … Continue reading New Band of the Week: Operation Kino
Dartford-based trance-metal six-piece Silent Descent are back from a four-year hiatus with a new album oozing in heaviness. Fusing metal and synth, with hugely catchy riffs, big guitar solos and … Continue reading Album Review: Silent Descent return with epic new album Turn To Grey
A band that claims to be “the new breed, the new generation” in their first song on their debut EP has a lot to live up to. But London’s The One Hundred … Continue reading Single Review: The One Hundred – Dark Matters
University has a funny knack of throwing together people that inspire each other to achieve things that aren’t necessarily related to their studies. After all, the founders of Google met … Continue reading Introducing: Hyla
British metal music – in whatever guise you wish to label it, from metalcore and melodic hardcore to post-hardcore – is in a pretty good place right now. The likes of Bring Me … Continue reading New Band of the Week: High Rise
From the moment Hoodwinker launches into life with a brutal burst of low-tuned guitars and crashing drums, followed by Rou Reynolds’ booming “This is the voice of God,” you just know we’re … Continue reading Single Review: Enter Shikari – Hoodwinker
Two of the UK’s hottest bands will bring us a Halloween gig of epic proportions, as Bring Me The Horizon and Enter Shikari team up on October 31st. BMTH announced … Continue reading Bring Me The Horizon and Enter Shikari in Halloween Heaven