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.
Genre-mashing experimental project Pipeline brings together an unusual fusion of metal, EDM and rap, which they tell us was spawned from guitarist Connor Wyatt’s pedal addiction. The new Brighton quartet, … Continue reading New Band of the Week: Pipeline
New Belfast band Paper Tigers have honed a thrilling alternative rock sound led by powerful vocals and delicious riffs laced with punk rock energy, which they describe as “Bitchin’ alt rock.”
We’re extending the GigRadar compass out to Slovakia with the discovery of exciting post-hardcore band Jamming With The Devil.
We’re particularly excited by Dallas newcomers Burning Windows as they offer up an exciting yet sinister sound that’s reminiscent of the late 90s bands that first got us into metal.
Australian rockers Are We Dreaming have fused a hypnotic sound that fuses intoxicating mellow vocals with dreamy 80s influences, melodic guitars and driving drums.
Expect a progressive yet heavy metal sound from Phoenix, Arizona band Echoes In Ashes, who describe their sound as “complex, intense and imaginative.”
We love a good heavy rock two-piece and in Scottish duo Alkanes we present exactly that. The Inverness band fuse heavy riffing and big catchy vocals in a seriously engaging sound that they describe as “raw, energetic and intense.”
Get your fix of catchy punk-fused pop-rock with New York newcomers Playoffs. The band is the work of New York musician Brendan Jones, who left his blues-focused previous band to unleash his punky rock tendencies on the world.
We love to tick new countries off the new music map and today we’re able to add Romania to this fairly lengthy list. Our first taste of Romanian music is the intriguingly dark and heavy yet deliciously catchy sound of Cluj-Napoca band Lurker In Light.
Alternative rockers Society of Beggars describe their musical exploits as a “life sentence of rock’n’roll” and their intoxicating brew of rolling riffs and thunderous rhythms and soaring melodies will have you hooked.
This week’s New Band of the Week is a band I’ve been aware of from a distance for some time. The band have been through some thrills and spills, including even a spell where there wasn’t a band, but I’m delighted they are back together and better than ever.