Don’t expect the cliché rock songs about drugs, love and girls from exciting British dark rockers Chasing Ghosts. The band explore the human condition with emotive lyrics delivered through haunting vocals against a backdrop of engaging, atmospheric instrumentals in a sound they describe as “dynamic, emotive and cathartic.”
“Unfiltered, Primal, Invigorating.” These are the words that new London band After Smoke Clears use to summarise their sound, swiftly followed by “relentless, energising and unapologetic.” So you’d be right in thinking they offer up something pretty damn heavy.
London newcomers Break Fate have honed a warm and engaging sound that effortlessly jumps between moments of mellow melancholy and hard-hitting rock.
London band Empty Friend’s approach of “doing things the old way, the hard way,” has fuelled a raw, grungey hard rock sound dominated by big melodic vocals and heavy riffing.
It’s not too often we feature a band before they have any music available to play you – in fact, we think this could be a first. But, given the sell that new London rap-rockers Antlerz gave us, we felt this one was worthwhile.
ASKARI, led by the distinctive vocals of frontman Asher Baker, are a band that pulls no punches and are on a mission to throw, in their words, “walls of sound around any size venue and spitting vitriolic lyrics squarely in the face of absolutely every fucker ever.”
Month two of Remote Year took us to Lima, the capital city of Peru, which saw us encounter some debatable weather, another dodgy political situation, illness, mad roads, good food, and a disparate group dynamic.
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Picsels musical approach is about as independent and DIY as it gets – channelling the spirit of the 90s punk and grunge that inspires this exciting new band.
With a name like Kick Up The Fire, you expect a band to have a bit about them – and the London garage punk trio that assumed this moniker most certainly do.
London-based production trio Electric Tuxedo aren’t afraid to try something a little different and mix things up – with their songs ranging from indie-rock through to electronica meets dubstep.
London rockers District 13 introduced themselves to us as Black Sabbath meets The Ramones, while revealing that frontman Jon Wild has been described as a cross between Kurt Cobain and Sid Vicious. So we, of course, had no option but to explore further.