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.
If the Boy Scouts dished out badges for rocking hard then Boulder, Colorado, band Boy Scouts of Destruction would be keeping their mums busing sewing for months. Or, more likely, they’d be too badass to be allowed into the Scouts full-stop.
When a brand new band is working with the colossus of metal production that is Ross Robinson, you have to expect they have something about them. And that’s exactly the case with intriguing Los Angeles-based newcomers Repenter.
All-out, full-on melodic hardcore at its finest is tinged with sadness and reflection upon the release of the debut EP of Reynoldsburg, Ohio, band Northern Remains.
First inspired to pick up their guitars by listening to Nirvana’s MTV Unplugged session, Vancouver brothers Ryan and Jamie Mackay have set about honing an engaging rock sound ever since.
Brace yourself for some fast-paced, raucous, screechy, fun-packed post-hardcore goodness from Madison, Wisconsin quarter Meat Jelly.
The tag of unique is thrown around far too easily not just in music but in all areas of our lives. But in South Auckland’s Shepherds Reign we think we’ve found a band that absolutely fits that moniker.
Things are about to get a bit Freaky this Friday with the launch of Liverpool scrunge masters Mr Ted’s debut album El Dirty Sexy.
Telling us that your brand new metal band is “as metal as metal gets” is a surefire way to get our musical antennae to full attention.