Washington band Darkenside joke that they sound like “a stadium rock band that plays breakdowns.” But it’s an apt description of a riff-heavy yet melodic modern metalcore approach that they describe as “powerful, energetic, and emotional.”
Minnesota metalcore meets hardcore band Common Choir have honed an intense sound that offers something for all listeners to connect with and they describe as “honest, aggressive and energetic.”
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.
London newcomers Blessings of Mara have honed an interesting sound that blends full-on metalcore with more melodic moments and meaningful vocals.
We’ve not featured too many bands from New Zealand (only six in five years!) but those we have featured have all been superb. And there’s no letting down on that front with the stunning metalcore sound of Full Bloom, which they describe as being “honest, heavy and instinctual.”
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.
British metalcore meets djent newcomers InRetrospect aim to provide a thought-provoking sound that not only satisfies metalheads but also appeals to listeners of all musical genres.
London band Centuries have conjured up a brutally heavy post-metalcore sound that swiftly pushes them into the higher echelons of the exciting British metal scene.
Exciting Danish metalcore newcomers ARCHON have created a stunningly heavy, atmospheric and experimental sound that they describe as being “brutal, mellow, ambient and graceful.”
Norwegian band Atena have honed an emotional, experimental metalcore sound that fuses huge riffs with soundscapes built on orchestral, choral, hip-hop and industrial elements.
Like many new music projects, West Coast band Dig The Grave is the product of necessity formed during the pandemic.
New music podcast GigRadio Episode 13 features an interview with British metal band Defences and great new music from all around the world.