In five years of running GigRadar, we’ve only previously featured two bands from Africa. But we’ve found another in the thrilling melodic rock sound of largely Johannesburg-based HeadFury, who summarise themselves as “three super sexy dudes making killer tunes just for fun.”
German death thrash metal band Bloodbeat bring us thrashing aggression through savage death metal riffs and crushing rhythms in a sound they summarize as “raw, old-school and mosh-friendly.”
With lyrics inspired by classical poetry and fusing seriously heavy progressive metal, huge proggy rock sounds and moments of melodic calm, it’s safe to say that German Dr. Baer are an intriguing proposition.
Like many a good band throughout history, the story of German heavy metal act Premortal Breath begins with beer and in a pub. As frontman Tommy Greulich puts it: “It all began with beer. We met at a pub, had some beers and at the end of the evening Premortal Breath was born.”
Emerging from the Ruhr area in the south of Germany is brand new sextet All Miles Gone, who combine heavy male vocals and clean female vocals alongside a backdrop of brutal guitars and atmospheric melodies.
Having briefly dabbled in the dark arts of electronic music the brotherly duo of Zwo Eins Risiko wisely headed back to their roots of “dirty rock music.” The Hamburg duo … Continue reading Discover This: Zwo Eins Risiko
Fusing rock and metal backgrounds with vocals honed in more of a traditional, stage musical environment sees German rockers Invisible Joe & The Mushroom Gorilla offer up a sound that’s … Continue reading Discover This: Invisible Joe & The Mushroom Gorilla
Off the top of your head, how many good German rock bands can you think of? The good news is that Berlin’s DinoSound are here to change all of that.
We’re going to chance our arm here and guess that you’ve not heard of too many German punk-rock bands, and almost certainly none as good as Munich five-piece Things That Need To Be Fixed.