Denver solo artist Sharone has honed a powerful and melodramatic rock meets metal sound that’s dripping with brooding darkness and intensity. It fuses her engaging vocals with heavy piano riffs and booming guitars.
Don’t expect the cliché rock songs about drugs, love and girls from exciting British dark rockers Chasing Ghosts. The band explore the human condition with emotive lyrics delivered through haunting vocals against a backdrop of engaging, atmospheric instrumentals in a sound they describe as “dynamic, emotive and cathartic.”
Belgian band Titans have honed a heavy yet melodic hardcore sound that aims to bring positive reflections on some of the darker aspects of life.
We love nothing more than finding new bands from new countries, so when the savage sound of Kazakh death metal meets thrash band Zarraza popped into our inbox we were keen to find out more.
If you’re after a band that will help you lighten the mood and offers up a fresh new sound, then New Jersey band ScreenAge are the one for you. The quartet offer up an intriguing sound that fuses elements of alt-rock with neo-soul, jazz and indie.
Calm, melodic ambience meets dark, aggressive progressive rock with the intriguing, intoxicating sound of Michigan duo Tiny Tree.
The foundations of Nottingham band Dark Matter were established when frontman Jack and guitarist Ed impressed each other while jamming Metallica’s Master of Puppets. So it should come as no surprise that the band have honed a thrilling sound that offers up delicious riffs, huge solos and powerful vocals.
Gloucestershire trio Elessar formed as an emo/alternative band a few years back and are, in their words, “dropping the sad vibes of the past” to evolve to more of a rock/pop sound.
A lack of local venues turned out to be a blessing in disguise, as The 5:55 made their name playing fraternity house gigs at college.
The best punk rock and pop-punk should be fun to listen to, a bit silly and put a smile on your face, and Alabama band Pink For President offer up all of the above.
Arizona rock duo 23 Valkyries offer up a medley of rock elements that jumps from catchy singalong tracks to tear-jerking ballads to screaming guitar solos. In fact, it’s a sound they describe as “kind of like if Tom Petty met up with Dave Grohl for a beer.”
Exciting new German band Blossom Cult are on a mission to provide a safe retreat for those who feel trapped in the torn society we find ourselves inhabiting. They’ve honed an intriguing sound that’s rooted in metalcore with elements of progressive rock and more.