Estonian rap metal is a phrase that we’re 99.9% certain you’ll never have heard/read about before. But it’s alive and kicking with exciting quintet Everfall, who fuse elements of rock and metal with trap, hip-hop and trumpet solos.
Exciting Birmingham band The SchytëHawkës take the heaviness of hardcore and thrash and supplement them with hip-hop vocals.
Harnessing the high energy of hair metal and groove metal, Pittsburgh band A Common Crown have honed a catchy yet heavy sound led by engaging vocals and plenty of big riffing.
Brazilian trio The Damnnation offer up a fast-paced, energetic blast of heavy, thrashy metal that is chocked full of big riffs and whiplash-inducing rhythms.
We’ve not featured too many Portuguese bands on the site over the last few years, but from the sound of Porto’s Three Of Me we’ve definitely been missing out.
Until now, we’ve only ever covered one band from Brazil and no metal bands from the country. However, Ponta Grossa newcomers Hemmera have well and truly put the nation’s scene on our map with their intoxicating fusion of metal, electronica, trance and orchestral elements, plus the contrast of screamed vocals and melodic choruses.
Florida trio Flagman offer up a delicious combination of fun noise rock meets alternative metal laced with all manner of big riffing, cheeky basslines and awesome guitar solos.
Newcastle band Pave The Jungle have honed an intriguing, unusual sound that walks the tightrope between chaos and melody. The band fuse the engaging elements of US indie-rock and the noisiness of post-punk with the power of alternative rock.
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.