Formed in October 2011, in Los Angeles’ San Fernando Valley Los Craters are a 60’s-tinged garage four piece playing a distinctly Southern California mix of coarse British Invasion and reverb-dominated surf. Available at bandcamp – The group released their first full length album Low Tide Lover through Lolipop Records on June 18, 2013. Los Craters […]
Entwined between impassioned lyrical emotions and melodic vocals, Santa Rita’s (Spain) turbulent rock ’n’ roll rebellion of guitars and driven beats run the gambit of grunge, progressive and postrock. A band of sisters brought together through music; Santa Rita are guitarist Natalia Brovedanni, vocalist Cecilia Díaz Betz, drummer Laura Oliveras and bassist Martha Wood. Available […]
Formed in August 2010, BADDHIST is a rock trio, mainly working out of Tokyo, Japan. The band’s mainly rock sound, is infused with a funk and pop edge. BADDHIST are bassist Tomotsugu Nagamatsu, drummer Takuma Koyama, and Toru Matsura on vocals and guitar.
Jambinai (????) is a three-peice band from South Korea. This unique post-rock & post-metal band has a very interesting sound due to using traditional Korean instruments in their melodies. They have really atmospheric, emotional and heavy sound that’s charming you through your ears. With winning the 2011 Hello Rookie Jury Prize Jambinai came up with […]
The April Fish is a melodic groove-rock band from Tokyo, Japan — This four piece rock unit consists of vocalist Yuichiro Aoyagi, guitar player Toshiyuki Takahashi, bassist Narumi Kawabata and drummer Tetsuo Kishi. All the members of The April Fish were born in April; highlighting on this coincidence the band took its name from “Poisson […]
Formed in 2007, The Calendar of Happy Days’ original “catchy-pop” sound has a frosty texture – which has lead to an alternative rock band sound in recent years. Their music has a sense of impatience, yet quirky, with beautiful flowing melodies all at the same time. The Calendar of Happy Days are Masato Teramae (Vocal, […]
Calling themselves Asianica Hard March Band, Asakusa Jinta is a hardcore marching brass band from Asakusa in Tokyo, Japan. Asakusa Jinta accordions, saxophones and trombones play lightning fast happy melodies while tubas, stand-up bass and drums bring the rythym home. Creating foot stamping dance music, steeped in Eastern European and Klezmer traditions. AJ members are […]
Formed in 2010, Ailiph Doepa tongue in cheek live performances are delivered with a hard rock edge, and headbanging melodies. This stage band, makes their brand of metal effortless and fun, but their true gift is their unique arrangements and vocal interpretations in songs that will make you come back again and again. Ailiph Doepa […]
Capture of the Sky is a band playing music with an interesting mixture of post-hardcore, screamo and post-rock. The band’s post-rock influences give their sound an atmospheric and harmonic mood. Formed in early 2010, in Tokyo, Japan, the group are working hard and have released three self-produced demo CDs. Two of them you can download […]
Irish! Scottish! Japanese! Punk!! HAGGIS is a punk band with a unique voice – taking their sub-genre, mastering it, and spinning out an energy that is infectious and punk as f-ck! HAGGIS are Yumeho (Vocals, Bagpipe, Banjo), Hiroki (Mandolin, Vocals) , TAT$ULOW (Guitar, Chorus), Kouhei (Bass, Chorus) and YASU (Drums).
Formed in July 2007, this five-piece is inspired by The Beatles, Buddy Holly, The Hollies, and The Byrds. 99RadioService (pronounced nine-nine-radio-service and not nintey-nine) takes those rock influences refining them and creating a modern pop experience. 99RadioService are Ko-hey (Vocals, Guitar), Ko-ta (Guitar, Chorus), Katsu (Bass), Ne-gi (Drums), Go-i (Keyboard).
This foursome blends 4-on-the-floor dance rock, punk, guitar pop, jazz and fusion into a futuristic fresh sound that attacks like a tsunami. In 2009, former band “REAL” changed their name to Keytalk — members are Yuu Nakatomo (vocal, guitar), Yagi Yuuki (drum), Ono Takemasa (guitar) and Sudou Yoshikatsu (bass, chorus).
Formed in January 2006, ??????? (LISA=OFFREE) take post-rock’s grandeur amplifying it to garage-rock excess, creating an unpredictable, accessible, groovy pop-rock concoction that seems a lot like post-rock-meets-pop. ??????? (LISA=OFFREE) members are frontman Nakajima Naoto, guitarist Kubo Taishi, bass player Fujinami Daisuke and drummer Yamanaka Tadasi.
Amalthea was formed in 2004 in Sweden. Current line-up is Per Skytt, Erik Skytt, Jeremias Valsten, Simon Mellergårdh. The band is playing experimental, post-metal, hardcore music. At the moment they have 12″ release “THE WORLD ENDS WITH YOU” with 2 tracks on it and split with band Hiro. Highly recommended to listen to.
Describing themselves as freak show punk, Strawberry Song Orchestra (???????????????????) is a Japanese band with 13 core members, 7 of which are actors. Combining elements from a variety of styles; punk, hard rock, heavy metal, progressive rock, folk, and nursery rhymes, Strawberry Song Orchestra’s overall theater-based performances are dark theatrics interspersed with rock, modern and […]
HATE NO HATE’s sound is mystical primitive rock – characterized by an unconventional form of alternative dub and psychedelic influences. HATE NO HATE members are Shinichi (vocals, guitar), Ryu (drums, syn), Makoto (guitar) and Nabesan (percussion).
AtomA is a Swedish post metal / progressive atmospheric metal band. Band consists of ex-members of another known band Slumber. Their music is like another step in modern music development. They are trying to mix many genres saving unique atmosphere of each melody. Few days ago band released their debut album “Skylight”. Do not lose […]
Originally from Canton, Ohio, Flaccid Redux is an electronic collaboration of members Incentive and J.V. Textural, sculptural, whimsical and surreal Flaccid Redux’s electronic synth-pop fuses ambient soundscapes, with modern electronic experiments. The duo releases their music through the Dystopiaq netlabel – You can download Flaccid Redux’s music for free at Dystopiaq.com.
Venturing into the realm of emotional rock and metal, Conception Complex blends epic melodies with the energetic lust-for-adventure of hard rock and the racing-synchronous-tremelo-speeds of black metal. Conception Complex are frontman Mizuki, guitarist Keisuke, drummer Hiroyoshi, guitar player Tyra, and Anduro on bass.
Guitar licks and vocal melodies comprised with more than a hint of indie rock sensibility – this pop sound is pure Black Vendetta. BV is the solo project of Nathan Virica songwriter and rhythm guitarist from London, via Harrogate, UK. Using guest vocalists in his recordings and live performances; Black Vendetta released 2 singles “Go […]
With a mixed club and latin feel, this four piece ensemble is based in Tokyo, Japan. Formed in 2002, on the jazz club scene, Quasimode brings expert musicianship, and ’60s & ’70s based jazz rhythms to fans all over the world. From the release of their first album oneself-LIKENESS (2006), to their last, Quasimode cause […]
Formed in Woodstock, Ontario in early 2010, The Dead Butterflies is everything you could ask for from a modern rock band; Heavy Guitars, dynamic songwriting, infectious lyrics and an energy packed live show. The band, lead by enigmatic front man Johnny Mc (Vocals, Guitar), with George Panayi on bass and drummer Merwan Hassan describe their […]
Opera Magna is a Spanish power metal band formed en 1997 by Enrique Mompó and Javier Nula. Fro almost three years Enrique and Javier were creating songs and concept for their debut album El Último Caballero. In 2000 Fernando Asensi (drums) and later in 2001 Alejandro Penella (bass) and Pablo Solano (vocal) joined the band. […]
Formed in Jelenia Gora, Poland in 2010, Cries In Vain is an alternative metal band that draws from many genres, with their roots trenched deep in metalcore, melodic death and progressive metal. Currently, the band has released their 1st demo – Members are bassist Egg, drummer Tarzan, Lema on keyboards, guitarists Justin and Szanghaj.