Introducing: Darkenside

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.”

Introducing: Common Choir

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.”

New Band of the Week: Memorist

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.

Introducing: Full Bloom

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.”

New Band of the Week: InRetrospect

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.

GigRadio Episode 13: The Defences One

New music podcast GigRadio Episode 13 features an interview with British metal band Defences and great new music from all around the world.