Maine trio We Demand Parachutes have honed an engaging nostalgic pop-punk sound injected with the band’s own modern take on a wide range of genres.
Intriguing new Japanese metal band NEMOPHILA offer up an intoxicating yet fierce sound they summarise as “soft and fluffy hell.”
Thrilling new American band RODERIK offer up an emo meets post-hardcore sound they describe as “passionate, metaphorical and ever-changing.”
French rapcore meets neo metal is a music genre we’re fairly sure you’ve not heard too much of. But if Waking The Sleeping Bear are anything to go by, it’s something we all need a little bit more of in our lives.
London newcomers Blessings of Mara have honed an interesting sound that blends full-on metalcore with more melodic moments and meaningful vocals.
Finnish trio Plant My Bones offer up a thrilling sound that harnesses influences from across the rock and metal spectrum. The band combines prog rock influences, modern metal riffing and multi-layered harmonies alongside stunning vocals that, in their words, packs “maximal amounts of whoopass mayhem shabang.”
Dutch newcomers Rockford offer up a slice of raw, intoxicating grunge rock that sounds like it could have feasibly stepped right out of the genre’s 1990s heyday.
Prepare yourself for industrial metal “unlike any other band out there” from Essex-based newcomers Parrilla.
Hertfordshire newcomers The Late Aprils have emerged from the pandemic-enforced lockdown armed with hard-hitting riffs and engaging vocals in an intoxicating sound that they describe as “soaring, anthemic and riff-tastic.”
Ohio synth-infused metalcore band Starless will certainly keep you on your toes with a heavy sound that’s approachable and relatable, fusing vicious vocals with catchy choruses and melodies.
Melbourne-based quartet Colour & Shade hope to offer a bit of something for everyone, fusing hardcore influences with driving riffs and big hooky choruses in a sound they describe as “honest, driven and meaningful.”
Danish band Taking Flight offer up a heavy riff-driven sound that fuses classic rock and high-paced punk influences.