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.”
Belgian band Titans have honed a heavy yet melodic hardcore sound that aims to bring positive reflections on some of the darker aspects of life.
The foundations of Nottingham band Dark Matter were established when frontman Jack and guitarist Ed impressed each other while jamming Metallica’s Master of Puppets. So it should come as no surprise that the band have honed a thrilling sound that offers up delicious riffs, huge solos and powerful vocals.
Exciting new German band Blossom Cult are on a mission to provide a safe retreat for those who feel trapped in the torn society we find ourselves inhabiting. They’ve honed an intriguing sound that’s rooted in metalcore with elements of progressive rock and more.
One of the more surprising hotbeds of great up and coming rock bands we’ve discovered in the last few years is Italy. And we’ve found another exciting new Italian rock band for you with Milanese quintet Break Me Down.
A marching band is probably an unlikely foundation for a group of lads playing hard-hitting thrash. But that’s the case with Pennsylvania quartet UltraViolent – which is one of the best band names we’ve come across while writing this blog.
The latest episode of our GigRadio podcast features an interview with exciting electro-rock band Cosmic Ninja and loads of new music from great new British bands.
Baltimore musician Wes Anderson has ditched the concept of being in a band for collaborating with various musicians from different genres. The result is an eclectic sound that jumps between rock, metal, hip-hop and more.
New York City solo artist BetyLJoos offers up a delicious dose of alternative metal with grunge and classic rock influences. The band is the work of Linda Dale, who takes on guitar and bass duties alongside the vocals, with assistance of guests on drums and some guitar duties.
“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.
If you’ve never listened to any Dutch metal bands before then Nijmegen five-piece Vain Louie is one hell of a place to get started. They offer up a thrilling melodic hardcore sound that’s seriously heavy, hugely energetic and curiously catchy.
Australian prog metal newcomers Patient Lounge have an impressive knack for dovetailing intricate, melodic moments with full-on heavy metal riffing and intensity. The Brisbane band’s intriguing proggy approach fuses everything … Continue reading Discover This: Patient Lounge