Norwegian band Once Alive describe their intoxicating metal sound as “fast, groovy and brutal,” which sounds awesome but doesn’t even come close to doing justice to how good this band is.
Make the mistake of Googling “Panic Attack! On The Train” and you’ll join us in being put off going within 100 yards of any public transport service again for the rest of your life. However, listening to Norwegian band Panic Attack!’s latest track On The Train is a far more pleasurable experience.
As we’ve mentioned several times in previous blogs, the various music discovery tools available through the likes of Spotify are great for finding new bands. And that’s exactly how we discovered exciting new Norwegian rockers Fixation.
Fusing elements of black metal, noise rock and grunge with Eurodance and 90s R’n’B is probably about eclectic and random as music gets. But somehow, Norwegian band Deathcrush make it work in a way that is loud, brash and angsty yet beautiful.
The thrilling sound of Norwegian band Oberst is epitomised by drummer Johan Fredrik Bolli’s summary of “proggy metal music, infused with hardcore attitude and post-metal emotion.” In short, there’s a hell of a lot going on, and there’s a hell of a lot to get excited about.
Brighten up your weekend with the pop-punk sound of Norwegian band Beach of Diamonds.
Friday is here, which means the weekend is but a few hours away. Praise the Lord! And what better way to while away your last few hours at work than … Continue reading New Music Friday Round-Up: 30 November
Happy Friday one and all, and make sure yours is a good one with another fix of awesome new music. This week we have a brand new single from one … Continue reading New Music Friday Round-Up: 16 November
The growing Norwegian hardcore punk scene has another name to add to its list of exciting new bands, with the thrilling new sound of Lüdo. The five-piece from Kristiansand, the fifth largest … Continue reading Introducing: Lüdo
Norway and hardcore music are becoming almost synonymous with one another, and the latest exciting new band to join the revolution is Oslo’s Naga Siren. The hardcore punk / screamo … Continue reading Introducing: Naga Siren
Riding a wave of praise from the Norwegian media Ondt Blod (which translates to Evil Blood) are launching their fusion of Satanic metal and feel-good punk rock upon the unsuspecting British … Continue reading Introducing: Ondt Blod
Last month we introduced you to rising Norwegian hardcore punk band Rise Above, and today the five-piece are back with their latest single Up. The track is yet another reminder of … Continue reading Single Review: Rise Above – Up