New York newcomers Pep Talk offer up a fun and catchy nostalgic sound that transports the listener back to the good old days of 90s pop-punk.
Boston duo Sounds & Scenarios have honed a catchy rock meets punk, alternative and emo sound that they describe as “accessible punk music.”
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.”
Brand new California band Loose Ends have honed a power pop-punk sound that they refer to as “grown-ass pop-punk.”
East London-based Basement League have built on a pop-punk and emo foundation with heavy guitar influences and catchy, harmonic dual vocals.
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.
Thrilling new American band RODERIK offer up an emo meets post-hardcore sound they describe as “passionate, metaphorical and ever-changing.”
he Poconos region in Pennsylvania is better known for heart-shaped tubs at honeymoon resorts, relaxing vacations and skiing than producing raucous punk bands. But pop-punk quartet Don’t Panic are addressing the balance with a catchy power pop punk sound.
In the west end of Toronto, a congealed mess of discordant sound, disparate musical influences and disturbed ramblings is lurking, waiting for its opportunity to corrupt innocent minds. This thrashing punk-laced cut of the rarest hardcore is more commonly known as The Slime.
Florida band Felicity have honed a fun but hard-hitting sound that fuses the catchiness of pop-punk with rock and full-on metal elements, which they describe as “energetic, diverse and balanced.”
Chicago band Wolf Rd have honed an intriguingly diverse sound that ranges from heavy riffs and brutal breakdowns to anthemic tracks and ‘sadboi’ poppy music.
Would you believe we’ve only covered two American bands in 2021 and only three since mid-November? Well, we’re putting that right with North Carolina duo The Camel City Blackouts, who’ve honed a traditional, energetic punk rock sound that they describe as “introspective, fun and catchy.”