The same week as we recently celebrated the 30th anniversary of the greatest album of all time (Nevermind, obviously), we were introduced to a Manchester band being referred to as “Britain’s answer to Nirvana.” So we knew we had to see what the fuss was all about.
If you like your rock music fused with elements of 80s post-punk, goth and electronica, then north-western England band ANTEES tick all the boxes with a sound they describe as “energetic, gritty and loud.”
Manchester band The Hyena Kill are venturing on a journey into unfamiliar territory, bringing listeners into their world of turmoil with an album that seeks to reconcile personal trauma and pain.
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.
Strap yourself in for an epic start to your week courtesy of heavy progressive rock band LUTE. The Manchester quartet tell us that their epic cinematic sound is almost like listening to a film soundtrack and joke “maybe we’ll write a musical one day!”
Fusing nihilism with hope and rage with joy, Manchester newcomers The Battery Farm offer up a viciously appealing sound that’s laced with passion and pain.
Turn it up loud and embrace the sound of garage rock for the sound of Manchester’s Hey Bulldog.
Manchester newcomers House of Wolvxs have honed a catchy alternative rock sound that fuses beautifully cathartic vocals with big riffs and delicious melodies.
The sound of Manchester, New Hampshire, band SEPSISS is deliciously eclectic, fusing big metal guitars, shredding solos and a bit of synth with engaging vocals.
If you’re on the lookout for a new riff-heavy rock band to rock your world then Manchester band We Three Kings could be just the ticket.
When we first heard the phrase “piano-driven alternative indie” we’ll freely admit we didn’t have a clue what to expect. But the result, courtesy of Manchester band Pacific, is highly enjoyable.
Anyone looking for a quiet Monday night in London was in the wrong place if they headed for the O2 Academy 2 in Islington as Skarlett Riot, Fahran and Sertraline put on a fine show of energetic rock and metal.