Charlotte-based rockers Falling Through April are a band establishing a growing reputation for their engaging sound that they describe as “energetic, empowering and fun.”
California quintet Roman Lions have honed an intense, dark but captivating sound that fuses metal and progressive elements and clean, screamed and spoken vocals in what they describe as “emotionally heavy” music.
Brand new California band Loose Ends have honed a power pop-punk sound that they refer to as “grown-ass pop-punk.”
East London-based Basement League have built on a pop-punk and emo foundation with heavy guitar influences and catchy, harmonic dual vocals.
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.
Exciting new Australian rockers Ashes of Autumn offer up a deliciously high-octane hard rock sound that blends powerful vocals with explosive melodies, which they describe as being “dynamic, accessible and organic.”
Exciting emerging British band Memorist have conjured up an epically dramatic sound that fuses metalcore and nu-metal foundations with influences from cinematic composers and electronic music.
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.