Swedish rock and metal always has a special appeal for me, so I was thrilled to discover exciting new Gothenburg band Orochen. The band have honed a dark, atmospheric sound that has a real 2000s post-rock feel alongside folky elements with a post-metal and sludgy edge. Or, as they put it, “apocalyptic post-industrial neofolk.”
Calm, melodic ambience meets dark, aggressive progressive rock with the intriguing, intoxicating sound of Michigan duo Tiny Tree.
As far as eye-catching band names go, Broken Girls From Affluent Backgrounds is right up there with our favourites. And our intrigue was only deepened by the first words out of their mouths being “We’re the four horsemen of the sonic apocalypse – bringing beautiful chaos to the musical landscape.”
New Orleans rockers Spylights have honed an exciting sound that harnesses elements of prog and post-rock with metal as well as more melodic influences.
Last month we celebrated 50 years since man first stepped foot on the Moon, so it’s very timely that post-rock quartet Heron should also release their space mission-themed second album just three days after that landmark.
The Internet is a wonderful thing. Case in point, among other truly exciting innovations, the ability to talk to and work with anyone and anywhere has enabled the Miserable Noise Club experimental music collective to collaborate from all over the world.
Another GigRadar first today as we introduce you to a band named after a Star Wars reference, in Blackpool’s Oceans Over Alderaan – a fictional planet in the popular sci-fi … Continue reading Introducing: Oceans Over Alderaan
For anyone who, like me, grew up on the old-school emo and post-hardcore sounds of the early 2000s, we may just have found you a nostalgic new favourite band.
In addition to an exciting alt-rock meets post-rock sound Glasgow’s Atlas : Empire have deepened the intrigue with a concept album focusing on the human race’s growing reliance on technology.
It’s not too often we receive instrumental rock music in the GigRadar inbox but when we do, we generally love it. So we’re really excited to introduce a Swedish band … Continue reading Introducing: Sejd
Northamptonshire rockers Voices From The Fuselage have honed a fascinating sound that blurs the boundaries of tech metal, progressive rock and post-rock in a delicious manner – leading some to … Continue reading Introducing: Voices From The Fuselage
Originally hailing from Sweden, the now London-based Junodef have honed an entrancing dark ‘post-death’ rock sound that serves up plenty of mystery and intrigue – and they’re a bit of … Continue reading New Band of the Week: Junodef