If you’re looking for indie meets punk rock that’s upbeat, hard-hitting and generally a lot of fun then exciting Glasgow rockers The Riot Vans are just the band for you.
Indie rockers Alex James are aiming to inspire other people with disabilities and improve accessibility in the music scene.
Brighton indie rockers 26th Avenue aims to inspire people to overcome hardships in life with a mantra of “we’re young, we’re loud, and we’re determined,” which they try to capture in every track.
Part-time Norwegian indie-punks as they are known, The Modern Times hosts a hybrid of original and jagged post-punk with a garage-band aura.
Liverpool-based solo artist Abi Rose Kelly offers a no-nonsense, relatable slacker grunge and indie rock sound that she describes as “rustic, real and fresh.”
Interstate Drive have honed a funky indie sound that sets out to do something a little different to the norm and what is widely expected of them in the modern music industry.
Manchester trio DDE’s have stayed true to the city’s indie roots in their creation of a catchy rock’n’roll sound that just sounds like Manchester.
One thing you can rely on the north of England for is producing brilliant new Indie bands and it’s been too long since we featured one. However, the wait has been more than worth it with the discovery of loosely Cheshire-based band The Zangwills, who offer up engaging singalong vocals alongside lively indie instrumental goodness.
Brooklyn-based singer/songwriter Emily Mitchell has honed a diverse sound that was born out of folk-rock and influenced by pop-punk and various pop and rock styles. And the singer refuses to be bound to one genre as she pursues her solo project.
Newcastle band Pave The Jungle have honed an intriguing, unusual sound that walks the tightrope between chaos and melody. The band fuse the engaging elements of US indie-rock and the noisiness of post-punk with the power of alternative rock.
If you’re after a band that will help you lighten the mood and offers up a fresh new sound, then New Jersey band ScreenAge are the one for you. The quartet offer up an intriguing sound that fuses elements of alt-rock with neo-soul, jazz and indie.
A lack of local venues turned out to be a blessing in disguise, as The 5:55 made their name playing fraternity house gigs at college.