Category: Best Things You’ve Never Heard

MofoIsDead

MofoIsDead

 FROM BIO: “It’s like Muse having sex with Guns N’ Roses… and then having a baby called Radiohead.” MofoIsDead are a truly impressive rock band, creating a fresh blend from their eclectic influences. Frontman Paul Galagher is renowned for his milkshake fetish, phenomenal vocals and Zeppelin-esque guitar skills. His vision and passion for epic rock ditties has produced a pure […]

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Devine Electric

Devine Electric

Devine Electric is an Australian Hard Rock band formed in Sydney, N.S.W. 2005. Emerging through the breakup of bands: Tommy Gun (Eli, Ivor), Dark Order (Zoran), Powerhead (Paul) and Zino who was at the wrong place at the right time.  At a time when pretentious and lack lustre acts were dominating the local Sydney venues – Devine Electric brought a […]

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Heroes For Hire

Heroes For Hire

OFFICIAL PRESS RELEASE Riding high on the success of their debut album and a non-stop touring schedule, Sydney’s pop-punk rulers, HEROES FOR HIRE are excited to announce the release of their 2nd full-length album Take One For The Team on May 13, through Shock Records. HEROES FOR HIRE made the jump from the highways of Australia to stereos worldwide, with […]

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The Great Valley

The Great Valley

Catchy Power Pop Rock music just isn’t done that much anymore, and that makes me somewhat sad as it should be a genre taking over the Universe.  Luckily a band like The Great Valley has come along to keep that tradition of hooks and catchy choruses going and they should be thanked for that.  We thought them so very worthy […]

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Fenrik Lane

Fenrik Lane

Hailing from a country that is best known musically for producing Black Metal bands, Norway’s melodic rock trio Fenrik Lane are the latest band from Australian based Melodic Rock Records to be featured as one of our “best things you’ve never heard”. Whilst firmly entrenched in the roots of melodic rock, Fenrik Lane also have a very distinct commercial modern […]

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All I Know

All I Know

In a May The Rock Be With You first, All I Know are the first band from Belgium to grace these pages.  Having recently released their album Vanity Kills via Melodic Rock Records, All I Know are a band who deliver instantly memorable melodic rock songs.  So memorable in fact, that the Beau Hill (Warrant, Ratt, Winger) mixed Rain and […]

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Degreed

Degreed

Just when you thought we had finished our little run of featuring new music from out of Sweden, we hit you with another high quality melodic rock band in degreed.  A five year journey of musical discovery and settling the band lineup and name, has now lead to the release of the band’s debut album “Life, Love, Loss” on Melodic […]

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Cinder Road

Cinder Road

We at May the Rock be with You have been fans of Cinder Road from way back when they were still known as Plunge, had the chance to see them live in the States and love what they do.  So it’s great to be able to bring them to our readers, especially for those of you that have never heard […]

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Wake Up Call

Wake Up Call

“WakeUpCall is a totally brand new rock band, but their members have been around, rockin’ the italian underground scene with their past projects, for years, even though their really young age.  Their music is a mix of passion for rock, with hundreds of different shades….so just turn up your stereo and let the music do the talking…or even better, if […]

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Sunset Riot

Sunset Riot

Hailing from Sydney, Australia, Sunset Riot are the latest Aussie rock band to blast onto the scene trying to forge their reputation as a live act with an arsenal of big riffs and even bigger ambitions.  But unlike many who crash and burn, these ambitions in Sunset Riot’s case are matched with an ability to deliver some kick ass ROCK! […]

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Babyjane

Babyjane

“Babyjane, Australia’s rawest, sleaziest, no-frills hard rock band have come out of the rusty gate with all guns blazing. Andy Smith (no singer comes closer to the swagger of Jagger and the presence of Plant than this one); John Gerasolo (rock’s next guitar hero — forget the Top Hat); Paul Judge (a snarling Sid Vicious who can actually play the […]

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Dead Star Renegade

Dead Star Renegade

“Dead Star Renegade is the bastard son of a band started more than 15 years ago right out of high school. Believe us, it’s a loooooooooooooong story.  We’ve played so many shows over that time I’ve lost count.  We’ve played to packed houses on some of the best stages in the country and we’ve played to nobody in some of […]

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Ten Thousand

Ten Thousand

Ten Thousand’s sound is a cocktail of outrageous rock ‘n roll and explosive style. A dynamic mixture of southern blues, funky latin percussion, epic stadium sized guitar riffs, shredding solos and mysterious eastern melodies, its Sin City meets Led Zeppelin, an edge of your seat action blockbuster which has left audiences and promoters screaming for more….. Comprising the talents of […]

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ME

ME

OFFICIAL PRESS RELEASE “Jesus f*** they’re cool as shit” Beat Magazine” Following the launch of their new EP NAKED at the Raval, Surry Hills on Wednesday March 9, [ME] are proud to announce that they will hit the road with Brisbane rock outfit, Dead Letter Circus, on the band’s national tour this March and April. March 18, 2011 marks the […]

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The Treatment

The Treatment

OFFICIAL BAND BIO: “The Treatment were formed in 2008, when founder member drummer Dhani Mansworth was still at school in Cambridge . Although only 15 at the time he already had a clear vision of the kind of band he wanted to form. Having grown up on a diet of ACDC, Led Zeppelin and Aerosmith he began to put the […]

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Miss Behaviour

Miss Behaviour

At the risk of repetition and for favouring nations, once again, here I am reviewing another exceptional high quality melodic rock/AOR release hailing from yep you guessed it…Sweden!  Hot on the trail of fellow Swedes such as H.E.A.T, Work Of Art, Eclipse, Treat and Houston, Miss Behaviour will undoubtedly be the latest band to set the melodic rock/AOR scene alight. […]

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Hell In The Club

Hell In The Club

Being no strangers to the Italian scene with the heavier bands with which they are also involved, Hell In The Club was spawned from an idea of bass player Andy Buratto to create a band that delivered kick ass rock songs in the tradition of the classics from the 80’s.  Of course in 2011 that concept is nothing new, but […]

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Nat Col & The Kings

Nat Col & The Kings

Nat Col & The Kings is not who your brain might be trying to tell you it is, instead it is the Australian blues roots rock pairing of guitarist/vocalist Nathan Cavaleri and former Screaming Jets drummer Col Hatchman.  Not to be confused with the blues/roots that has been most familiar here in Australia in recent years such as the likes […]

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Toxic Heart

Toxic Heart

One of the most rewarding aspects of running May The Rock Be With You has certainly got to be the buzz of discovering new rock bands scattered the world over, combined with building a community where we all share awesome new music we may not otherwise get to discover….the whole concept of these ‘Best Things You’ve Never Heard‘ features.  Recommended […]

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October Rage

October Rage

It’s always great when you can see a band who have been given an opportunity of a lifetime and then take that and run with it.  This was exactly the case with Aussie band ‘October Rage’ who had the chance to support Global Icons Bon Jovi for the three nights of the Sydney leg of their world tour.  They won […]

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Dirty Passion

Dirty Passion

Band Bio (www.dirtypassion.net) Dirty Passion is a Swedish, Malmö based rock band formed in 2006 by members Emil Ekbladh (vocals), Christopher Olsson (guitar), Björn Wilander (bass) and Markus Winberg (drums). With main influences from the seventies’ and eighties’ rock scene the band plays all original material which would be best described as classic rock. Since the start, Dirty Passion have […]

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Bad City

Bad City

Every once in a while a new band comes along that kinda knocks you on your feet….for me one recent example is the Chicago based rockers ‘Bad City’ who have delivered a killer debut album titled ‘Welcome To The Wasteland’.  Chock full of anthemic supercharged rock songs, the band have put in a blender the likes of Queen, Cheap Trick, […]

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The Last Vegas

The Last Vegas

For Chicago based five piece The Last Vegas, the year and a half or so since the release of their  album ‘Whatever Gets You Off’ has sure been one wild ride, but that’s exactly the way the band like it!  Started by brothers Adam and Nathan back in the early 2000’s, the band delivered a few independent album releases which […]

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Houston

Houston

“The music of Houston brings back memories of Survivor, Boston, Foreigner and Journey – while they were at their best, still aiming to get better. Only this is no journey back in time. Adult-oriented rock, AOR, is on the move and has seldom been more celebrated by critics and fans alike. Journey’s ‘Don’t Stop Believing’ sensationally climbed back to the […]

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Electric Mary

Electric Mary

I am not going to beat around the bush with this one.  In my humble opinion what we have from Melbourne rock outfit Electric Mary is on one of the finest takes of “classic rock” heard in quite sometime.  In the Melbourne rock scene and hell, let’s make it Australian rock scene, Electric Mary are a veritable supergroup of sorts.  But on […]

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Sonic Syndicate

Sonic Syndicate

With a new lead singer in Nathan Biggs, replacing Roland Johansson who departed when the band was on the verge of breaking in countries outside of Europe, Sonic Syndicate return with the smashing new album “We Rule Night”. Without virtually missing a beat, the band whet the appetite of it’s fans by releasing an EP “Burn This City” just months […]

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