Thump Whistle might seem like a bit of a random name for a band and… well… it is. That’s because the Pleasanton, California, quartet came up with the name using the Random Bandname Generator.
We’ve not featured too many Portuguese bands on the site over the last few years, but from the sound of Porto’s Three Of Me we’ve definitely been missing out.
Armed with booming riffs and delicious guitar licks, unrelentingly heavy drums and engaging vocals, Polybius are a great example of the quality of the underground music scene in Liverpool.
Having started as an escape from playing cover versions of wide-ranging musical influences, it comes as no surprise that the music of São Paolo band 3 Pipe Problem is pretty diverse. … Continue reading Discover This: 3 Pipe Problem
If the Boy Scouts dished out badges for rocking hard then Boulder, Colorado, band Boy Scouts of Destruction would be keeping their mums busing sewing for months. Or, more likely, they’d be too badass to be allowed into the Scouts full-stop.
Virginia Beach rockers Dead Friends aren’t ones to pussyfoot around their music with grandiose claims. As they tell us: “We just say ‘rock.’ If people ask us to elaborate we say ‘heavy rock.’ If that’s still not enough, we explain how heavy our rock is.”
Satisfy your urge for riff-driven guitar music with the heavy rock meets alternative metal sound of brand new San Francisco trio intentiontremor..
From listening to Dunn, North Carolina, band Strength Betrayed you wouldn’t know they are ‘faith-based at all,’ as they’ve honed a deliciously heavy, rhythm-focused, melodic metal sound that you can’t help but bounce along to.
Expect a real melting pot of sounds from Tallahassee, Florida, metal machine Defy The Tyrant. The band fuse high-octane heavy rock with soaring screams and rapped vocals to, in their … Continue reading Introducing: Defy The Tyrant
After six years in the making, the fruits of Philadelphia band Sleep Tactics’ labour are finally coming to fruition with the release of their excellent math-rock meets noise rock meets heavy rock debut album S/T.
Imagine my delight when we discovered a band from Finland, who just so happen to be absolutely awesome and claim to be an “angrier Royal Blood.”
Traditionally best-known for its seaside resorts and being the home of murder mystery goddess Agatha Christie, the south-west of England’s most mysterious secret may well be its growing rock underbelly. … Continue reading New Band of the Week: The Stone Angels