We’ve covered a few exciting young musicians over the last few years, but 12-year-old metal guitarist TreBell08 is easily the youngest. Furthermore, the young Canadian believes he’s part of a thrilling new generation of metal musicians with the world at the fingertips.
One of the best – if not the best – things about music is the power it has to change the way you feel, both in the sound of the instrumentals and in the meaning of the lyrics. Glasgow newcomers Bearers are a perfect example of this, and it’s safe to say that their powerful yet engagingly melodic metal sound takes you through a cycle of emotions and feelings.
The tag of unique is thrown around far too easily not just in music but in all areas of our lives. But in South Auckland’s Shepherds Reign we think we’ve found a band that absolutely fits that moniker.
The pure aggression of metalcore is present in all its splendour in the intense, yet melodic, sound of Canadian six-piece No Faith In Fortune – which they have dubbed “progressive aggressive.”
Describing melodic hardcore as “catchy” might raise a few eyebrows, but Chicago newcomers Second Wind have achieved just that with their heavy, yet melodic sound.
Lincoln newcomers DLVRR summarise their latest single Caution to us as: “An absolute jamboree of cleans, screams, chugs, chords, harmonies and melodies.”
In almost three years of running this blog, we’ve yet to discover a single band that hails from the gambling capital that is Las Vegas. But today that all changes with Louder Than Words, a band that oozes the raw emotion of classic pop-punk.
One of the most exciting talents on the British metal scene has now graced our New Band of the Week feature not once but twice.
“Exhilarating and effervescent.” These are the words that scintillating progressive metal quintet Sertraline use to summarise their tantalisingly heavy yet catchy sound. The Stoke-on-Trent five-piece fuse raw intensity with soothing … Continue reading Introducing: Sertraline
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
Italian prog metallers Shading are proof that anyone who puts their mind to it can transform themselves into a rockstar. The band first formed ten years ago, with all five of … Continue reading Introducing: Shading
Bristol’s Liquid State are a band worth getting excited about, combining big dirty riffs, gritty basslines and pounding drum grooves with soaring, powerful vocals in their loud, unapologetically heavy brand of … Continue reading New Band of the Week: Liquid State