New Band of the Week: The Late Aprils

Hertfordshire newcomers The Late Aprils have emerged from the pandemic-enforced lockdown armed with hard-hitting riffs and engaging vocals in an intoxicating sound that they describe as “soaring, anthemic and riff-tastic.”

New Band of the Week: Jason Payne & The Black Leather Riders

They may have the longest band name we’ve ever featured on the site but rock meets melodic metal newcomers Jason Payne & The Black Leather Riders are giving us plenty more to get excited about.

Introducing: The Riot Vans

If you’re looking for indie meets punk rock that’s upbeat, hard-hitting and generally a lot of fun then exciting Glasgow rockers The Riot Vans are just the band for you.

Introducing: Latewaves

New Jersey trio latewaves have honed a somewhat schizophrenic but highly engaging sound that fuses late 90s rock and pop-punk, 2000s emo, hair metal choruses and modern songwriting, which they describe as “fun, energetic and introspective.”

New Band of the Week: Cage Fight

Exciting newcomers Cage Fight offer up an aggressive concoction of thrash metal and hardcore punk, which fuses vicious vocals and powerful riffs and rhythms loaded with visceral rage.

Introducing: The Slime

In the west end of Toronto, a congealed mess of discordant sound, disparate musical influences and disturbed ramblings is lurking, waiting for its opportunity to corrupt innocent minds. This thrashing punk-laced cut of the rarest hardcore is more commonly known as The Slime.