Introducing: Them Bloody Kids

Prepare yourself for some “sexy old school doom metal deliciousness” from exciting, rebellious new London band Them Bloody Kids.

Introducing: The Camel City Blackouts

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.”

Introducing: Automatic Kafka

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.

New Band of the Week: Kite Thief

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.”

Discover This: Meantime

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.”