A marching band is probably an unlikely foundation for a group of lads playing hard-hitting thrash. But that’s the case with Pennsylvania quartet UltraViolent – which is one of the best band names we’ve come across while writing this blog.
“Unfiltered, Primal, Invigorating.” These are the words that new London band After Smoke Clears use to summarise their sound, swiftly followed by “relentless, energising and unapologetic.” So you’d be right in thinking they offer up something pretty damn heavy.
Australian prog metal newcomers Patient Lounge have an impressive knack for dovetailing intricate, melodic moments with full-on heavy metal riffing and intensity. The Brisbane band’s intriguing proggy approach fuses everything … Continue reading Discover This: Patient Lounge
Orange County, in Southern California, has a rich history for producing great music, from the West Coast explosion to multiple waves of metal. A new name to add to this list is Cerebellion, who offer up a fusion of titanic riffs with aggressive vocals in their intoxicating, heavy metal sound.
Get your fix of fast-paced, no frills metal with the deliciously frantic thrash meets hardcore sound of Belgian band Basement Critters.
Reading band Flight of Eden’s progressive modern metal sound is signified by a mix of heavy riffing, odd time signatures and technical exploration, which they describe as “powerful, atmospheric and emotional.”
In our recent 1,000th article on the site I mentioned that we’d covered bands from 40 countries, which was actually incorrect because I forgot about Israel! However, that’s now being increased to 42 with Bolivian band The Inferate.
We love a good one man band and we love Finnish metal. So by combining those two things in Finnish doom meets dark metal solo artist Infirmum, we think we’ve found something pretty special.
If you like your metal dark, fierce, intense and unrelentingly heavy then we think you’re going to love the sound of Russian newcomers Renunciation.
Indian musician Kartik Baisoya has picked up the remnants of his high school band and, over a decade later, taken it upon himself to bring the old school music (literally) to life.
Indiandapolis hard rock newcomers Sakoya fuse a catchy hard rock sound with elements of synth-fused metal that they describe as an “older nu-metal feel.”
Ukrainian newcomers Why So Silent? are an intriguing proposition, fusing full-on instrumental metal synthy spaciness.