You probably don’t expect your friendly neighbourhood preacher to come at you kicking and screaming with rock’n’roll swagger, unless it’s one of those nutty preacher dudes in America. But that’s exactly what you get from Brighton newcomers Preacher.
Ignore the name because there’s nothing sleep-inducing about the groundbreaking sound of Norwegian modern metal band Yawn.
Scottish quartet Pizza Crunch offer up an infectious sound that fuses alternative 80s influences with modern indie and rock, which they describe as “melodic, stimulating and introspective.”
Leicester band Her Burden have taken old-school pop-punk and classic rock influences and fused them with modern pop and indie in a sound they describe as “upbeat, catchy and energetic.”
Yorkshire band Terror Cult have honed an alternative rock meets old school punk that fuses engaging vocals with funky, catchy guitars, which they describe as “noisy, energetic and honest.”
Rogue offer up a progressive metalcore sound that fuses pummelling guitars, a mix of clean and screamed vocals and immersive soundscapes, which they describe as “energetic, atmospheric and thought-provoking.”
Sixth Wonder fuse engaging vocals and choruses with dark, djenty guitars in an infectious progressive metalcore sound they describe as “ethereal, intuitive and technical.”
Glasgow band Speak Easy Circus have honed a funky, brass-led experimental indie meets rock sound that they describe as being “eclectic, exciting and unpredictable.”
Seek Harbour offer up an infectious post-hardcore sound that fuses emotional melodic verses with 80s-esque pop choruses, which they describe as being “melodic, melancholic and relatable.”
Birmingham band Led By Lanterns is on a mission to push alt-rock into something darker, which takes the best bits of pop songs and improves them with metal and electronic influences.
Thankfully, the powerful, atmospheric progressive rock and metal sound of Wyvern is far more entertaining than my local radio station of the same name.
What better way to get your weekend kicked off than with a high-octane fusion of pop-punk, easycore, and post-hardcore. Luckily for you, we’ve got exactly that courtesy of exciting Michigan-based band Lake Mosaic.