Category: Best Things You’ve Never Heard

FIDLAR

FIDLAR

“I think our lives shows are really based on that we just play really hard, it’s a lot of energy. Every show is 100% of us and I don’t know how it comes off actually.” From Bio: When they started in 2009, seeing FIDLAR meant showing up to a house party and eventually having this exchange with one of them. […]

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degreed

degreed

From bio: “degreed is a Stockholm based Melodic Hardrock band formed in the beginning of 2005. After many years of touring, gaining credabillity and fans the band released their critically acclaimed debut album ”life,love,loss” in the fall of 2010 through Melodic Rock Records (Europe/USA), Spinning INC (Japan) and Rambo/Sony Music Entertainment (Sweden). Now the band has once again teamed up […]

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Continents

Continents

From Bio:  For years, the United Kingdom has provided the hardcore scene with quality acts including BRING ME THE HORIZON, GALLOWS, ARCHITECTS, and ASKING ALEXANDRIA to name a few. Following suit, five friends from South Wales formed a metal band, unaware of how quickly their talent would be discovered. It did not take long for their ruthless, cutthroat style to […]

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Toxic Rose

Toxic Rose

Having first heard a couple of teaser tracks (which don’t appear on the EP) from Sweden’s Toxic Rose way back in February 2012, their debut EP has certainly been one of most anticipated of 2012.  For the likes of myself who keep both eyes and ears tuned into the Swedish/Stockhkolm rock scene, then the Toxic Rose members would already be […]

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Tex Perkins & The Dark Horses

Tex Perkins & The Dark Horses

Originally primarily starting out as the backing band for Australian rock icon Tex Perkins, The Dark Horses, as is evident on new album Everyone’s Alone have grown to become so much more.  Tex Perkins and fellow Dark Horses – Charlie Owen, Joel Silbersher, James Cruickshank, Stephen Hadley and Gus Agars have recently embarked on a national tour of Australia and the new album has […]

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Battleships

Battleships

Official Biography: 2012 has been a busy year for Sydney 4-piece Battleships. Having received widespread acclaim for their debut single ‘In Retrospect’, Battleships delivers their captivating new single ‘Your Words’. Their debut single ‘In Retrospect’ landed on high rotation on Triple J, as well as receiving regular play on community-based and independent radio nation-wide. Battleships are also receiving international attention […]

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Ashes

Ashes

We love having the opportunity of seeing a new band, well, new to us, when at a gig and think, OK, wow… That happened when at the Everclear gig in Sydney and when ‘Ashes’ took the stage.  A great sound, great presence and they clearly knew what they were doing.  So it was a no brainer that we wanted to […]

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Shinobi

Shinobi

  To those of you in the NRL obsessed states, to answer what I am sure is your obvious question – yes the Eric Grothe Jnr you are about to read about, is indeed the same person with a career of over 10 years in the NRL, mostly with the Parramatta Eels. Whilst music has always been a lifelong passion, […]

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Gay Paris

Gay Paris

If there’s one thing you can expect from Gay Paris – the “dirty f*cking rock band from Sydney – it’s expect the unexpected.  So it came as no real surprise when front man WH aka Wailin’ H Monks called in whilst sitting in a park, bathed in sunshine, covered in ants…  The reason for the call, well there’s lots happening […]

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Red Ink

Red Ink

Armed with a new EP titled The Colour Age, led by new single and video, Empty Town, Melbourne’s Red Ink look set to well and truly build upon their rise of a few years ago on the back of their first single Audrey, which saw them playing festivals such as Pyramid Rock, Stereosonic and sharing stages with the likes of […]

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Moments Apart

Moments Apart

Whilst the name Moments Apart may be a new entity in the Melbourne music scene, the members thereof will certainly not be new to those of you with a couple of feet firmly entrenched in the Melbourne rock scene.  Essentially, the origins of Moments Apart rise from the ashes of the band formerly known as Teargas – which some of […]

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Torpedohead

Torpedohead

At May The Rock Be With You we take great pride in uncovering awesome rock from all corners of the globe to share with you, our readers.  But sometimes, that awesome rock finds us, before we can find it.  That is the story of Torpedohead, who we were alerted to way back in 2009 by their singer/guitarist Sven Spacebrain.  That […]

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Twelve Foot Ninja

Twelve Foot Ninja

Melbourne’s Twelve Foot Ninja are not a band to do things by halves.  In the lead up to the release of their debut album Silent Machine the band have embarked on a campaign they refer Project 12 – where 1 digital track, along with a digital comic has been, and will be released, each week, up until their album release […]

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Khaos

Khaos

Originating from parts unknown, we introduce you to Khaos.  So when I say parts unknown, well Khaos represents one of those musical collaborations made possible with the advent of modern technology these days – four people in four cities, come together to make one album, well in this case, a 5 track EP.  Khaos consists of Chandler Mogel, who I […]

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The Sheepdogs

The Sheepdogs

From Official Bio: “The Sheepdogs built their name on hard work and determination.  Having funded their first three albums and early years of touring on their own, this rock and roll band’s momentum began to build exponentially with the release of the 2010 album, Learn & Burn. The band would go on to win three 2012 JUNO Awards (the Canadian […]

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Strangers

Strangers

Certainly no “strangers” to us here at May The Rock Be With You, we’ve been patiently awaiting the full length album release Persona Non Grata from this Sydney rockers for a little while now.  Having seen them earlier this year supporting the like of The Darkness and Calling All Cars, Strangers deliver a brand of rock that is devoid of […]

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Generation Swine

Generation Swine

There’s no better authority than the ‘Glam Junkie’ himself to introduce Generation Swine to his upcoming Sleaze Ball – “I stumbled across these guys in a gutter one night…looking like they’d just stepped off a plane from L.A, circa 1987. Their combination of leather and lycra was drenched in a mixture of Jack Daniels and glitter, as they lay right beside […]

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Hansel

Hansel

About Hansel: “Mindlessly pouring propane onto the flame, Hansel reignites the fire of rock inside. Hair and metal are combined in a blaze of arena rock glory as the snakeskin clad Novacastrian dudes hit the stage. Like love children of the gods of rock they toy with the sound of a golden age and set it loose upon the world […]

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Love Cream

Love Cream

Official Bio: “If Love Cream were to be described in one word it would be “LoveCream”. Love Cream come from the cozy eastern suburbs of Adelaide and into your ears. They are at the forefront of the Sex Rock musical genre. Having played the 2012 Adelaide Big Day Out in February and subsequently amassing a large and ever-growing cult following, […]

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Heart Attack

Heart Attack

From Official Bio: HEART ATTACK is a Hard ‘n’ Heavy band from Greece dedicated to 80’s-early 90’s sound delivering dynamic but also melodic songs straight from the heart for those who care…They were formed back in the dawn of 2010 by singer George Drimilis (ex-Raging Storm) and Stergios Ntikos on drums. The line-up was completed when ?ichael T. (keyboards), George […]

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Chaos Divine

Chaos Divine

From Official Bio:  In 2012, Perth’s Chaos Divine are without peer in Australian metal. Their intricate and melodic brand is pregnant with a progressive ambition that challenges both fans and band members alike. Now, with a world of possibility before them, Chaos Divine in 2011 delivered The Human Connection – the band’s most accomplished album to date. While the driven […]

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Summers

Summers

From official bio: “Based out of Southampton in Hampshire (south coast of England), SUMMERS has hit the music scene worldwide with a vengeance! Summers gets their name from two brothers, Crash and Ricky Summers, who formed the group in 2007 to create a unique blend of iconic stadium rock and the new wave of music. Contributing to this incredible sound […]

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3 Pill Morning

3 Pill Morning

From Official Bio: “3 Pill Morning isn’t just another rock band, and they’ll leave you with anything but a musical hangover. Forged in the hard rock proving grounds of Minneapolis, MN in late 2004, 3 Pill Morning could be described as trial by fire.  Simply put, music was never a question for lead vocalist Jeff Stebbins, and failure was never […]

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Joe Matera

Joe Matera

For the majority of rock music fans here in Australia, at some point over the last decade or so, you are bound to have heard, read, or seen Joe Matera?  As lead guitarist – with Aussie rockers Geisha during their re-emergence during 2007 to 2010 or as founding member of classic rock band Double Vision between 2003 to 2008.  As […]

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The Finest Hour

The Finest Hour

From Bio: The Finest Hour are a 4 piece band based in Cleethorpes/Grimsby area of Lincolnshire, England. Drawing influence from Indie, Punk, Ska and Folk music, the band have toured extensively throughout the UK, covering The North and Midlands, London and Scotland taking in famous venues such as The Cavern Club in Liverpool, Half Moon in Putney, The Adelphi in […]

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Buffalo – Wes Carr

Buffalo – Wes Carr

Buffalo is the new project for Sydney based singer songwriter Wes Carr. From his early days fronting Silverchair offshoot Tambalane, to his well publicised success on reality TV, Wes has well and truly paid his dues and already lived several musical lifetimes before reaching the age of 30. Buffalo sees Wes return to his organic singer/songwriter roots and is an […]

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Tommy Justice

Tommy Justice

Official Bio: “Tommy Justice is an English musician, singer and songwriter, playing hard rock with a classic metal edge.  Tommy is the former singer and guitarist of hard rock band Ruff Justice and also former guitarist and singer of Hard rock band PsychoHero.  After 4 years with Ruff Justice and winning 1st place in Hertford’s battle of the bands in […]

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White Widdow

White Widdow

Melodic rockers White Widdow return to the stage here in hometown Melbourne, Australia this Friday August 31st in support of the 18th anniversary gig for local metal legends Pegazus and will introduce new drummer, George Kristy for his first local gig with the band.  It’s been a while since the band have played here in Melbourne, rather the band have […]

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The Smith Street Band

The Smith Street Band

  Official press release:  “Poison City Records is delighted to reveal that burgeoning buzz band The Smith Street Band will release their second album Sunshine And Technology on August 24, 2012. To celebrate its release the band will tour extensively, playing headlining shows in capital cities Australia-wide. The much loved Melbourne band’s debut album, 2011’s No One Gets Lost Anymore, […]

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House VS Hurricane

House VS Hurricane

From Bio:  For explosive Melbourne rockers House VS Hurricane, second album Crooked Teeth represents a sonic rebirth. Having made a name for themselves in Australia with steadily sold out shows and support slots with acts as diverse as Bullet For My Valentine, Enter Shikari and The Amity Affliction House Vs Hurricane cemented their reputation as the band to watch very […]

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