Swedish rock and metal always has a special appeal for me, so I was thrilled to discover exciting new Gothenburg band Orochen. The band have honed a dark, atmospheric sound that has a real 2000s post-rock feel alongside folky elements with a post-metal and sludgy edge. Or, as they put it, “apocalyptic post-industrial neofolk.”
Exciting Swedish melodic death metal duo Hour of Anguish have an intense sound that they descibe as “channelling the godfathers of the Gothenburg scene.”
We’re celebrating the new year by revamping our podcast GigRadio. We recorded this episode just before Christmas and we’re delighted to announce it’s now available to listen to.
Fusing post-hardcore with the catchiness of punk is always going to be a winning combination, and Swedish newcomers Yellow Pages only confirm this assumption.
Swedish trio Allergic To Humans bring us a rough and ready, raw, energetic garage punk sound that’s laced with funky riffs and catchy vocals.
Fusing the energy and power of punk and thrash is always to be a winning combination, and the intense sound of Swedish rockers Germ Bomb proves that sweeping statement.
We were treated to a cocktail of British rock and metal with a Scandinavian twist as we went along to see Griever supported by As Everything Unfolds, Noija and Palmist … Continue reading Gig Review: Griever, As Everything Unfolds, Noija & Palmist @ The Black Heart
If you like your rock dark and mysterious, heavy and distorted, twisted yet beautifully melodic then Swedish newcomers The Heard will be just the ticket. The Stockholm band formed of … Continue reading Introducing: The Heard
It’s not too often we receive instrumental rock music in the GigRadar inbox but when we do, we generally love it. So we’re really excited to introduce a Swedish band … Continue reading Introducing: Sejd
We’ve got a lovely mix of excellent new music for you this morning. Leading with an awesome new EP from one of our favourite metal bands, to new tracks from … Continue reading New Music Friday Round-Up: 19 October
Stockholm outfit Set Before Us have honed a diverse sound that fuses full-on hardcore metal with delicious melody. Their sound may not have pleased some of the more “hardcore core” lovers … Continue reading Introducing: Set Before Us
This feature’s been away for a few weeks, but it’s back in full force this week as we celebrate our 500th post in 2 years of running GigRadar. This week … Continue reading New Music Friday Round-Up: 7 September