Ireland-based trio The Last Vinci have honed a deliciously punishing rock sound led by vicious riffs and engaging vocals, which they summarise as “heavy, happy and meaningful.”
Italian band Forgery System have gradually honed a hard-hitting groove metal meets metalcore sound that’s evolved from punk beginnings.
We’ve got more great new Italian rock today in the form of Ferrara pop-punk quintet 2Lightyears, who offer up plenty of much-needed positivity in their engaging, upbeat sound.
Italian symphonic death metal quartet Genus Ordinis Dei are a fascinating proposition, having honed an exciting sound that fuses heavy metal with more delicate, often haunting orchestral instrumentals. Furthermore, their … Continue reading Introducing: Genus Ordinis Dei
Despite releasing their debut single just two months ago, Italian quartet Foredawn are already impressing with their powerful vocal-led rock sound. The Milanese quartet is formed of siblings Irene (vocals) and … Continue reading Introducing: Foredawn
Italian gothic rockers Deeper Down bring us an intriguing, mysterious sound that combines doominess, wailing vocals and string instruments. The quintet of vocalist Elisa Cesarino, guitarist Luca de Cesare, bassist … Continue reading Introducing: Deeper Down
We’ve found a whole host of exciting new Italian bands over the last year, but by far the heaviest yet is Turin-based Forbidden Seasons. The quintet of not very Italian … Continue reading Introducing: Forbidden Seasons
If My Dinosaur Life sounds familiar then no, you’re not going mad, these Italian rockers were so inspired by the Motion City Soundtrack album that they borrowed its title as … Continue reading Introducing: My Dinosaur Life
Some six years ago Valerian Swing emerged as one of the most interesting and exciting bands on the Italian rock scene, and claimed widespread acclaim for their mathy, instrumental style. … Continue reading Introducing: Valerian Swing
Italian pop rockers Halflives‘ debut album Empty Rooms is an impressive effort filled with catchy tunes that make it a must listen for fans of the likes of Paramore. With upbeat melodies … Continue reading Album Review: Halflives – Empty Rooms
Italian rockers Halflives are a great example of the power of fans and their role in helping bands achieve success through the medium of crowdsourcing in this modern, digital age. … Continue reading Introducing: Halflives