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.
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.
We’ve spoken to a few solo artists in our time but Canadian thrash project Sorting Infinity is one of the coolest so far.
Exciting new German band Blossom Cult are on a mission to provide a safe retreat for those who feel trapped in the torn society we find ourselves inhabiting. They’ve honed an intriguing sound that’s rooted in metalcore with elements of progressive rock and more.
Australian solo artist Mathukey has honed an intriguing alternative rock music that fuses together moments of ambience with prog, post-rock and metal.
Austrian rockers The Jupiter Effect have honed an intriguing, unusual sound that fuses progressive rock and metal with a stoner rock vibe fuelled by delicious guitar riffs.
Australian rockers Are We Dreaming have fused a hypnotic sound that fuses intoxicating mellow vocals with dreamy 80s influences, melodic guitars and driving drums.
With the entire world on lockdown amid unprecedented times, we thought we’d try to do our bit to bring some entertainment to your lives. With that in mind, we have a brand new podcast filled with new music from a whole host of exciting new bands.
One good thing about the huge amount of spare time we suddenly have on our hands is the opportunity to get really stuck into some of the amazing new bands we discover. And in fascinating Dutch alternative rock/metal band AtFirst we’ve found one that demands huge amounts of your time.
Nicely in time for the weekend, we have a new offering of new rock and metal for you to feast your ears upon with the fourth episode of our podcast GigRadio.
Strap yourself in for an epic start to your week courtesy of heavy progressive rock band LUTE. The Manchester quartet tell us that their epic cinematic sound is almost like listening to a film soundtrack and joke “maybe we’ll write a musical one day!”
Atmospheric alternative rock duo Hidden Phase duo are a project that’s draped in mystery. The French two-piece offer up an intriguing progressive rock/metal sound that fuses engaging vocals with huge atmospheric instrumentals, supported by some awesome music videos.