The thrilling sound of Norwegian band Oberst is epitomised by drummer Johan Fredrik Bolli’s summary of “proggy metal music, infused with hardcore attitude and post-metal emotion.” In short, there’s a hell of a lot going on, and there’s a hell of a lot to get excited about.
We don’t recall writing about too many bands that have three guitarists but, when one lavishes in such a luxury, it’s only right to expect something pretty darn heavy. And Australian metal-meets-punk-meets-hardcore newcomers DIEFM do not disappoint on this expectation.
Fusing post-hardcore with the catchiness of punk is always going to be a winning combination, and Swedish newcomers Yellow Pages only confirm this assumption.
Canadian rockers Sights & Sounds came into being when frontman Andrew Neufeld switched up playing guitar for Comeback Kid to focus his attention on singing.
Prepare to be blown away by a new force in UK hardcore music that, in their own words, is set to become “a powerhouse that will send shockwaves through the music industry.”
Another first for us today as we bring you the first band we’ve met from Austria, and it’s an impressive introduction to Austrian music in the form of Friday’s Spirit.
We’ve got some excellent new music for you to wrap your ears around this week, and from new fewer than four of our former New Bands of the Week, our … Continue reading New Music Friday Round-Up: 5 April
Their band name may imply the ending of sight, but a whole new awakening is taking place for Manchester punk rockers Dead Retinas.
Happy Friday one and all, and make sure yours is a good one with another fix of awesome new music. This week we have a brand new single from one … Continue reading New Music Friday Round-Up: 16 November
The growing Norwegian hardcore punk scene has another name to add to its list of exciting new bands, with the thrilling new sound of Lüdo. The five-piece from Kristiansand, the fifth largest … Continue reading Introducing: Lüdo
Norway and hardcore music are becoming almost synonymous with one another, and the latest exciting new band to join the revolution is Oslo’s Naga Siren. The hardcore punk / screamo … Continue reading Introducing: Naga Siren
We’ve got a real treat of new music for you today, including no fewer than four of our former New Bands of the Week, several of our favourite new British … Continue reading New Music Friday Round-Up: 6 July