Hertfordshire newcomers Icarus have honed an infectious sound that fuses engaging vocals and heavy riffing in a rock meets metal meets hip-hop concoction that they describe as “dirty, raw and massive.”
New York-based rockers The Phoenix Within have honed an engaging rock sound that they describe as “raw, honest and poignant music.”
Texas quartet Up For Corruption offer up a fusion of old school metal instrumentals and ‘new school’ vocals in sound they describe as “heavy, enlightening and controversial.”
Brighton trio Maisonette have honed a catchy but edgy fusion of punk rock and emo, which they describe as being “melodic, DIY, aggressive but also kinda chill.”
Los Angeles dark-pop rockers RIVALS offer up a little bit of something for everyone with their infectious fusion of heavy rock, electronic and pop elements, which they summarise as “heavy emotional pop.”
Charlotte-based rockers Falling Through April are a band establishing a growing reputation for their engaging sound that they describe as “energetic, empowering and fun.”
California quintet Roman Lions have honed an intense, dark but captivating sound that fuses metal and progressive elements and clean, screamed and spoken vocals in what they describe as “emotionally heavy” music.
Brand new California band Loose Ends have honed a power pop-punk sound that they refer to as “grown-ass pop-punk.”
Maine trio We Demand Parachutes have honed an engaging nostalgic pop-punk sound injected with the band’s own modern take on a wide range of genres.
Intriguing new Japanese metal band NEMOPHILA offer up an intoxicating yet fierce sound they summarise as “soft and fluffy hell.”
Devon band Quorum have honed an anthemic indie rock sound with elements of alternative, pop and punk influences, which they describe as “fresh, current and exciting.”
South coast band Young Pretorians fuse elements of punk and rock in an engaging, feel good throwback sound. In their words, “It’s guitar music and for us that’s the best music” and we certainly can’t disagree with that.