Canadian group Every Hour Kills aims to challenge the notion of what we consider to define a “band.” Instead of your standard band format, the musical collective features various members and guest appearances that constantly reshapes the group’s intense progressive sound and futuristic approach.
South Wales rockers Godsticks offer up a heavy, high energy progressive rock meets guitar-orientated metal sound that’s gradually increased in heaviness as the band evolves.
California quintet Roman Lions have honed an intense, dark but captivating sound that fuses metal and progressive elements and clean, screamed and spoken vocals in what they describe as “emotionally heavy” music.
Brighton band Azure offer up fascinating fantasy rock with progressive elements in a sound that fuses unusual harmonies, odd time signatures, virtuosic guitars, wild synthesisers and a whole load of fun.
French metal band Dukkha offer up a diverse combination of brutal heavy-polyrhythmic and djent guitars with melodic ambiences, which they describe as “raw, powerful and meaningful.” The Lyon band was … Continue reading Introducing: Dukkha
Transport yourself back into the days of 80s thrash and death metal and strap in for an exploration into outer space with Danish/American collective Terminalist.
Turkish band Alkera offer up a thrilling progressive metal sound that fuses lively vocals with dramatic, diverse instrumentals, which they describe as “energetic, powerful, soulful.”
Prepare yourself for a juggernaut of French metal as Pathfinders take us on an epic journey akin to the NASA space probe that inspired the band name.
Strap yourself in for a progressive metal rollercoaster ride with Australian rockers Acolyte. The band have honed a progressive metal sound that drops you into melancholic, ambient troughs and picks you up with dramatic climactic peaks that they describe as “epic, emotive and powerful.”
Blending classic heavy metal with influences of grunge and progressive rock, Nottingham’s Cottonmouth are very much onto a winning formula. The quartet have honed an engaging sound that they describe as “thunderous metal riffage,” which we love.
We’re kicking off the weekend with a brutal assault of intense progressive metal that fuses low-tuned guitars, funky melodies, powerful vocals and intriguing lyrics from Sweden’s Limbo.
Fusing progressive rock elements coming from a death metal background is always going to conjure up something pretty exciting, and that’s exactly what we get from Brighton band Milk White Throat. The band offer up thrilling riffs, cheeky guitar solos and pounding rhythms in a heavy, intense and encapsulating sound.