Surrey-based Maya Lakhani was inspired to go it alone as a solo rock artist when the pandemic hit and made it impossible to start up a new band.
One-man band Noctry has honed an engaging but hard-hitting blend of alternative rock meets metal, which also incorporates elements of ambient, digital and electronic, and R&B.
Brooklyn-based singer/songwriter Emily Mitchell has honed a diverse sound that was born out of folk-rock and influenced by pop-punk and various pop and rock styles. And the singer refuses to be bound to one genre as she pursues her solo project.
New York City solo artist BetyLJoos offers up a delicious dose of alternative metal with grunge and classic rock influences. The band is the work of Linda Dale, who takes on guitar and bass duties alongside the vocals, with assistance of guests on drums and some guitar duties.
We’ve met a few rock solo artists in the last few years, but we can safely say that London singer/songwriter Sam Router belongs right at the top of this list.
The engaging sound of New York hard rock solo artist Alyxx is the perfect release for the hard times we find ourselves in. You’ll want to turn it up loud and sing along with her powerful vocals at the top of your voice.
Canadian singer/songwriter Jeff Sanna has made an impressive mark on the metal scene with the launch of his debut EP.
We love a good one-man-band and Canadian-born Chris Biardi’s brand new project ENDS. gives us a great reason to get excited about this particular one.
We’ve come across a few diverse artists in our time but Nashville, Tennessee, based Eric Vattima is right up there with his fusion of rock and alternative with R’n’B and hip-hop.
We love finding great new music from all over the world, so the discovery of Ukrainian rock solo artist Amaria has gotten us really excited. The Kiev-based singer has honed a gothic-tinged pop-rock sound that she describes to us as “unframed, powerful and melodic.”
Los Angeles singer-songwriter Eric Lewis has honed a ruggedly catchy rock sound that follows the simple, tried and tested method of engaging vocals, lively guitars and lots of big drums.
British singer-songwriter Steph Sweet freely admits she’s a “refined taste” but it’s difficult to not be intrigued by her feisty, often contentious approach to pyschy acoustic indie-rock meets punk brand of music.