A lack of local venues turned out to be a blessing in disguise, as The 5:55 made their name playing fraternity house gigs at college.
Arizona rock duo 23 Valkyries offer up a medley of rock elements that jumps from catchy singalong tracks to tear-jerking ballads to screaming guitar solos. In fact, it’s a sound they describe as “kind of like if Tom Petty met up with Dave Grohl for a beer.”
One of the more surprising hotbeds of great up and coming rock bands we’ve discovered in the last few years is Italy. And we’ve found another exciting new Italian rock band for you with Milanese quintet Break Me Down.
Get your fix of delicious guitar riffs and good old rock’n’roll with Kentucky band Banshee Child. The Louisville quartet have honed a sound that fuses elements of funky blues and powerful rock led by the engaging vocals of Matt Meredith – in other words, it’s pretty damn catchy.
Armed with booming riffs and delicious guitar licks, unrelentingly heavy drums and engaging vocals, Polybius are a great example of the quality of the underground music scene in Liverpool.
The latest episode of our GigRadio podcast features an interview with exciting electro-rock band Cosmic Ninja and loads of new music from great new British bands.
There are some things in the world that need to be laughed at more often. Luckily, Chester duo Deh-Yey are here to poke fun at them for you in their deliciously fuzzy noise rock manner.
Baltimore musician Wes Anderson has ditched the concept of being in a band for collaborating with various musicians from different genres. The result is an eclectic sound that jumps between rock, metal, hip-hop and more.
Merging grunge with 2000s punk is always going to be a winner in our eyes, but Essex band Paper Fight have honed a particularly exciting, energetic sound that will have skaterpunks worldwide rejoicing.
London newcomers Break Fate have honed a warm and engaging sound that effortlessly jumps between moments of mellow melancholy and hard-hitting rock.
Dial up your energy levels with the fast-paced, raucous punk rock’n’roll sound of Australian band Riff Raiders.
Ohio band Cautioner offer up a delicious post-hardcore sound that fuses catchy, hooky melodic rockiness with hard-hitting heaviness that guarantees an intriguing listen.