Deathcore sextet Majin will cast a spell over you with their punishing, brutal cyberpunk influenced sound that they describe as “forward thinking groove” and “deathcore in technicolour.”
Hungarian band Before We Fall offer up an intriguing modern metal sound that fuses metal with classical music influences and orchestral instruments.
RUINA’s diverse sound is built on an arsenal of riffs and big breakdowns and draws on a wide range of influences, leading them to describe it to us as “random, huge and genre-fluid.”
Southern Germany’s modern metal meets post-hardcore outfit VENUES have honed an exciting sound that fuses lively riffs and screamed vocals with delicious melodies, which they summarise as “diverse, unique and self-contained.”
Portuguese band What Lies Ahead have honed an energetic post-hardcore meets metalcore sound that hits hard while retaining a melodic edge.
French newcomers Paradise Plaza offer up an intriguing fusion of metalcore, pop music and Asian influences in their progressive and technical sound.
German newcomers Defocus are emphatically stamping their mark on the metal scene with a thrilling sound that’s both brutal and melancholic.
Exciting Lancashire band Cannula offer up a new sound that they hope listeners won’t be used to hearing from British metalcore. They fuse elements of hardcore and deathcore with huge riffs and breakdowns, intense vocals and intriguing lyrics in a heavy, emotive sound they summarise as “new-wave metalcore.”
Having started out as a Halloween joke covering a Simple Plan song that developed into a bunch of friends playing other covers, Blackpool’s Octopus Montage have come a long way.
Italian band Where Stars Collide have honed a thrilling sound that they intriguingly summarise as being “chaotic in terms of emotions.”
A few years ago we headed along to see our friends in Defences play a gig at The Crowndale Club in Camden. The headline act that evening saw the six members of As Everything Unfolds pile onto the tiny stage and blow our minds, led by what we described as “the incredible vocals of Charlie Rolfe.”
One of the first rock and metal bands I ever got into was Hundred Reasons, so it was a pleasure to speak to their frontman Colin Doran for our latest episode of GigRadio.