Prepare yourself for some “sexy old school doom metal deliciousness” from exciting, rebellious new London band Them Bloody Kids.
Portuguese band What Lies Ahead have honed an energetic post-hardcore meets metalcore sound that hits hard while retaining a melodic edge.
Would you believe we’ve only covered two American bands in 2021 and only three since mid-November? Well, we’re putting that right with North Carolina duo The Camel City Blackouts, who’ve honed a traditional, energetic punk rock sound that they describe as “introspective, fun and catchy.”
There’s something special about symphonic metal that has me instantly hooked and fascinated. And brand new Swedish band Vengeant achieve exactly that with their epic, intensely intriguing brand of cinematic, symphonic metal.
It’s often easy to pigeonhole bands into specific genres but Cardiff’s Defeatist are example of why we should keep an open mind.
Out of the midst of a national lockdown a mysterious new beast has emerged in the form of Surrey grunge rockers Dude Safari.
Exciting Essex metal band Beyond Extinction are on a mission to become “one of the big UK metal bands” with their fusion of metalcore, deathcore and death metal elements.
One country we’ve been sadly lacking new bands from is Spain, having not featured a Spanish band in over a year and only five in the four years of running the site. However, we’re putting that right with potentially the best Spanish band we’ve discovered so far in grunge rockers Automatic Kafka.
Allow your musical senses to soar with the bouncy, thrilling sound of Bristol band Kite Thief. The band describe their brand of alternative rock meets prog metal Gutter Candy Metal – “sweet and full of grit, like dropping your favourite candy in the gutter and still wanting to put it in your mouth.”
Leicester trio Dark Bloom offer up a groovy, riff-heavy rock sound that, in their words, “makes you want to dance, cry and leave little to the imagination.”
If a band name could aptly summarise the current events in the world then that would surely be Sadness & Complete Disappointment.
London-based Meantime is formed of a Slovakian and a South African, neither of which are your traditional punk rock powerhouses. The duo of Stefan Klein and Adam Stanley have defied backgrounds that, in their words, deprived them of access to first-world media to craft an intriguing sound that they describe to us as “a little bit prog, a bit melodic grunge and a lot heavy.”