We love a good solo project at GigRadar Towers and we’ve found a brand new one in Vermont-based Hidden Horizon, which offers up a fun and lively pop-punk sound.
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.
Armed with booming riffs and delicious guitar licks, unrelentingly heavy drums and engaging vocals, Polybius are a great example of the quality of the underground music scene in Liverpool.
Baltimore musician Wes Anderson has ditched the concept of being in a band for collaborating with various musicians from different genres. The result is an eclectic sound that jumps between rock, metal, hip-hop and more.
New York City solo artist BetyLJoos offers up a delicious dose of alternative metal with grunge and classic rock influences. The band is the work of Linda Dale, who takes on guitar and bass duties alongside the vocals, with assistance of guests on drums and some guitar duties.
“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.
If you’ve never listened to any Dutch metal bands before then Nijmegen five-piece Vain Louie is one hell of a place to get started. They offer up a thrilling melodic hardcore sound that’s seriously heavy, hugely energetic and curiously catchy.
Merging grunge with 2000s punk is always going to be a winner in our eyes, but Essex band Paper Fight have honed a particularly exciting, energetic sound that will have skaterpunks worldwide rejoicing.
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
We decided to dial down the chat for Episode 8 of GigRadio to focus on some of the great new music we’ve received in the last week.
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.
London band Empty Friend’s approach of “doing things the old way, the hard way,” has fuelled a raw, grungey hard rock sound dominated by big melodic vocals and heavy riffing.