Dutch newcomers Rockford offer up a slice of raw, intoxicating grunge rock that sounds like it could have feasibly stepped right out of the genre’s 1990s heyday.
Let us take you on a nostalgic trip back to the early 1990s with the raw, grungy rock sound of Brazilian band Please Use Right Excuses, who describe themselves as “the ones that express feelings, emotions.”
Brighton band Azure offer up fascinating fantasy rock with progressive elements in a sound that fuses unusual harmonies, odd time signatures, virtuosic guitars, wild synthesisers and a whole load of fun.
Prepare to taken on a journey through the murky waters of deathcore brutality with intense French band Hurakan.
We’ve not featured too many bands from New Zealand (only six in five years!) but those we have featured have all been superb. And there’s no letting down on that front with the stunning metalcore sound of Full Bloom, which they describe as being “honest, heavy and instinctual.”
Danish trio Wars Apart come at us spitting and screaming out of Copenhagen with a no-holds barred, no limits approach and seriously aggressive modern hardcore sound.
Melbourne-based quartet Colour & Shade hope to offer a bit of something for everyone, fusing hardcore influences with driving riffs and big hooky choruses in a sound they describe as “honest, driven and meaningful.”
Danish band Taking Flight offer up a heavy riff-driven sound that fuses classic rock and high-paced punk influences.
London duo CRASHFACE slap you round the face with their vicious riffs then deliver a couple of knockout punches with intense industrial elements and wild vocals.
Finnish band Heroes Don’t Ask Why have honed an engaging rock meets metal sound that merges various influences into a self-created genre of Divorce Rock, which they describe as “original, emotional and melodic.”
When you think of Saudi Arabia, we’re fairly sure that crushing metal music probably isn’t one of the first things that comes to mind. But melodic death metal act Wasted Land are hoping to change all of that.
French metal band Dukkha offer up a diverse combination of brutal heavy-polyrhythmic and djent guitars with melodic ambiences, which they describe as “raw, powerful and meaningful.” The Lyon band was … Continue reading Introducing: Dukkha