Teenage sibling trio Speed of Light have honed a garage rock sound laced with punky undertones that’s probably going to take you by surprise in its ferocity. In fact, the Santa Monica, California, band’s dirty, riff-filled rock meets grunge meets desert rock sound is absolutely filthy as hell.
Leeds trio Kath & The Kicks have honed an intriguing sound that packs the power of alternative and grunge. Led by delicious, engaging vocals and supported by heavy riffs, there’s also a more melodic edge to the band that’s sure to have you hooked.
We’ve featured a couple of ‘Internet bands’ in the past, but Beyond The Badlands is definitely one of the most interesting. The band was founded in January by guitarist and songwriter Cuda Smith, who’s currently stationed in Germany and spends six months of the year deployed with the military which leaves him another six months to hone his brand of southern rock.
How would you feel about revisiting songs or even things you thought or ranted about 21 years ago? Personally, I think it’s best not to even contemplate visit 15-year-old me’s thoughts. However, that’s exactly what brilliantly named Los Angeles rock band Flammable Animal (try saying that three times) are doing with their recently released debut EP that transports us back to our formative music days of the 1990s.
Brand new Brighton band Amongst Liars have mastered that special art of blockbusting riffs, powerful vocals and engaging, melodic choruses that have you instantly hooked.
Fareham band Web were introduced to us as “Portsmouth’s latest and most aggressive post-punk band,” which had us all ears. The quartet have honed an intriguing sound that fuses a little bit of everything from experimental post-punk to grunge and heavy noise rock as they endeavour to work on “more interesting song structures.”
London band Empty Friend’s approach of “doing things the old way, the hard way,” has fuelled a raw, grungey hard rock sound dominated by big melodic vocals and heavy riffing.
Imagine, if you will, the complete antithesis of much of the modern mainstream rock market. A band that fuses raw rock instrumentals and intense grungey vocals that have you immediately … Continue reading Discover This: Javelina
Fusing elements of black metal, noise rock and grunge with Eurodance and 90s R’n’B is probably about eclectic and random as music gets. But somehow, Norwegian band Deathcrush make it work in a way that is loud, brash and angsty yet beautiful.
When a brand new band is working with the colossus of metal production that is Ross Robinson, you have to expect they have something about them. And that’s exactly the case with intriguing Los Angeles-based newcomers Repenter.
Things are about to get a bit Freaky this Friday with the launch of Liverpool scrunge masters Mr Ted’s debut album El Dirty Sexy.
What better way to welcome in the weekend than upbeat, feel-good, happy-go-lucky pop-punk? And that’s exactly what we get from Baltimore-based quartet Kings of the Wild Things. Inspired by all … Continue reading Discover This: Kings of the Wild Things