We’ve come to realise that Arizona is somewhat of a haven for awesome metal bands and we’ve unearthed another in the form of deathcore meets melodic metal newcomers Wyrmhaven.
Yesterday, we brought you a Russian band who attest to create the Devil’s music, and today we’re bringing you a Baltimore band called Devil In Disguise. Despite that, we promise you that the enforced lockdown hasn’t suddenly transformed us into Satan worshippers!
Until now, we’ve only ever covered one band from Brazil and no metal bands from the country. However, Ponta Grossa newcomers Hemmera have well and truly put the nation’s scene on our map with their intoxicating fusion of metal, electronica, trance and orchestral elements, plus the contrast of screamed vocals and melodic choruses.
Oxfordshire newcomers Severed Tongues have honed a delicious modern metal sound that’s somehow exceedingly dark and dramatic, yet also positive and catchy.
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.
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.
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.
Expect a progressive yet heavy metal sound from Phoenix, Arizona band Echoes In Ashes, who describe their sound as “complex, intense and imaginative.”
A fusion of thrash metal with metalcore and deathcore means you’re right to expect something beautifully heavy and wild from Pennsylvania quintet Traverse The Abyss.
New Hampshire metalcore quartet TrueShot are a band in the midst of an evolution. Having released their debut EP last year within 12 months of forming, they’ve since switched things up with an even heavier, lower-tuned sound and a brand new drummer to boot.
Expect huge intensity with a fusion of melodic atmosphere and raw energy from exciting New York post-hardcore meets metalcore act Anahata.
They may appear new to the game but a meticulously planned launch has seen Indiana’s Hope Remains immediately establish themselves as one of the most professional bands around.