We love nothing more than finding new bands from new countries, so when the savage sound of Kazakh death metal meets thrash band Zarraza popped into our inbox we were keen to find out more.
There’s a brilliant British TV comedy called Peep Show in which two of the main characters discuss starting a band called Various Artists “just to fuck over people with iPods.” And that kind of sneaky trick is, we assume, what Virginia band UNKNOWN was going for, as it took us bloody ages to find them on Spotify…
Any band that provides Jamiroquai’s Deeper Underground with a doomy, sludgy ten-minute-long metal makeover gets a firm thumbs up from us – so let us introduce you to Sheffield’s Kurokuma.
If witches made metal music then Stevenage’s Dorylus may well be the potion they conjured up in their cauldron.
With a name like this, how could we possibly not name Barbarian Hermit as our New Band of the Week? And when you hear their music, which they delightfully describe … Continue reading New Band of the Week: Barbarian Hermit