Category: Best Things You’ve Never Heard

Shadowqueen

Shadowqueen

Official Band Bio: Hailing from Melbourne, Australia’s music capital, SHADOWQUEEN is the original brainchild of Robbi Zana and Si Hopman who formed a solid musical connection from a history of performing live together.  With the addition of drummer, Alex Deegan in 2009, the rock trio powerhouse, ‘SHADOWQUEEN’, was born. ‘SHADOWQUEEN’ is a rock band that captures an irresistible blend of […]

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Skarlett Riot

Skarlett Riot

Official Band Bio:“Born in the summer of 2010 in North Lincolnshire, Skarlett Riot are a brazen four-piece female fronted Hard rock unit who deliver the melody and grit of Halestorm and Courtney Love fused with the muscular garage rock’n’roll guile of early Guns N Roses. Spitting out fiery riffage and infectious hooks, the northern noiseniks boost a sound that is […]

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Zeroking

Zeroking

Official Bio (Written by Stephen Zimmer) – “Showtime! The world is yours, go on and take it!” thunders frontman Andy Haught on the brand new track “Showtime”, words that capture the vigor, swagger, and brazen rock flare of Huntington, West Virginia-based ZeroKing. Formed in Huntington West Virginia in early 2005, the band has shared the stage with artists such as […]

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Crash Street Kids

Crash Street Kids

Official Bio: “Loaded with equal parts glitter and sleaze, Crash Street Kids mark their return to the scene with an unabashedly filthy record called Sweet Creatures.  Unusual in this day and age, the Kids are extraordinarily prolific having released 3 critically acclaimed concept albums in 3 years, capped by a blistering double live record.  Fans wanted to know what they would […]

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Our Last Enemy

Our Last Enemy

From Official Bio:  Our Last Enemy are the dark horses of Australia’s heavy music scene – if you haven’t heard the name yet, remember it – you’ll be hearing a lot of it very soon. A brutal live reputation for theatrically unpredictable shows has created a strong live following and unparalleled local buzz – Our Last Enemy are known for […]

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Breaching Vista

Breaching Vista

Official Bio:  January 2007 saw the launch of Kitchener, Ontario’s Alt-Rock quartet Breaching Vista. Since their inception, BV has found themselves sharing the bill with such notable acts as Our Lady Peace, Jack’s Mannequin, The Sheepdogs, Hedley, Matthew Good, Marianas Trench, Arkells, Finger Eleven, Protest The Hero, Down With Webster, The Reason, ill Scarlett, USS, and many more. The release […]

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Stala & So.

Stala & So.

Official Bio: Founded in 1997, So. is known for melodic rock tunes and positive attitude and is fronted by their charismatic vocalist, Stala.  The band has had the freedom to follow their own direction in their music and live performances while entertaining audiences and gathering lots of fans along the way.  Other musical projects sadly forced the band to be on […]

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Gasoline Inc

Gasoline Inc

Official press release: “Brace yourself for Gasoline Inc! The band storm into 2012 with a dynamic new single The Wanted One.  With powerful melodies and driving guitar riffs, The Wanted One proves again the bands ability to write and produce well-crafted insatiable rock songs with universal appeal. Gasoline Inc have well and truly cut their teeth playing the pubs and […]

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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 a […]

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Drug Under

Drug Under

From Bio:  From the Mile High City of Denver Colorado comes DRUG UNDER, an explosive 5 piece hard rock/melodic metal band that got it start as the underground alt/nu metal band, SICK (“Seize The Day”). Featuring the dynamic musicianship of brothers Aaron & Eric Greenwall on bass & lead guitar respectively, progressive rock drummer Mike Crisler (former- Angelic Rage), rhythm […]

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Reverse Grip

Reverse Grip

From Official Bio: Reverse Grip is a super high energy hard rock band formed by Dru, Sean and Dylan Broda, Three real Brothers from Toronto, Canada.  Living in Australia, Dru and Sean began writing music that would ultimately create Reverse Grip.  Sean had been playing guitar and had studied privately since he was 9 and his love for the face […]

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The Rockford Heroes

The Rockford Heroes

Official Bio: “The Rockford Heroes is a hardrock/heavy metal band who managed to find a sound which is both unique and still very natural and easy to listen to. No matter if you like the very early hardrock from the end of the 60s, the more intricate from the 70s, the polished from the 80s or modern rock bands, The […]

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Fools For Rowan

Fools For Rowan

From Official Press Release: “Fools for Rowan, the Nashville based rock band, is set to release a new album and music video in 2012. It has been almost two years since the band has released new material. Fools For Rowan has written most of their record while on tour over the last year and recently started recording the new songs. […]

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The Lazys

The Lazys

From Biography:  The journey began in 2007 when the boys hit the road with fellow Central Coast band Something with Numbers. Quickly building a loyal fan base further national tours followed with The Lazys sharing the stage with bands such as Against Me (US), Hollywood’s Ms Juliette Lewis, UK’s The Answer and Aussie bands such as Gyroscope, The Living End, […]

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Hawksley Workman

Hawksley Workman

Hawksley Workman is a prolific songwriter, producer, singer, multi instrumentalist, actor, and published author. His 12 year career has produced as many records, all ambitiously creative and defying category. The 6 times nominated 2 time juno award winner has enjoyed radio success in Europe and Canada and has written songs for celebrated artists the world over. Workman’s production work (18 […]

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David Myles

David Myles

From Bio: With Into the Sun David Myles whisks us away on an exhilarating musical adventure that explores his long-time love of Brazilian and African music. Already known for his versatility and ability to fuse styles, David takes us further afield with this record by introducing rhythms and instrumentation most often reserved for world music audiences. The result is a […]

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Nine Sons Of Dan

Nine Sons Of Dan

Official Bio (www.ninesonsofdan.com): “Fun, young and full of passion, Gold Coast, Australia rockers Nine Sons Of Dan have emerged from the masses, hailed by local radio stations as the “next big thing”. The praise from E-guide even goes as far as proclaiming these sons as the future of Australian rock. Forming in 2008 in the name of good times and […]

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Dawn Heist

Dawn Heist

Official bio: “Formed in 2010, Dawn Heist are a five piece band from Sydney, Australia brandishing their own unique style of metal infused with melodic synth/programming and accompanied with a driving vocal tone that sets the band apart from the norm and creating a definite need for more. Dawn Heist have recently been in the studio with ARIA nominated producer […]

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Yukon Blonde

Yukon Blonde

Official Tour Press Release: “Yukon Blonde are one of Canada’s best kept secrets. Until now. Vancouver’s acclaimed contribution to the world of enigmatic folk/country/indie-rock have amassed a loyal fan base in their home country, but their sun-drenched melodies (reminiscent of a far sunnier climate than from whence they sprung!) and lush harmonies have recently captured the attention of a much […]

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Battle Beast

Battle Beast

Official Bio: “BATTLE BEAST were born in the year 2008 in Helsinki, Finland in order to represent the traditional Heavy Metal sound – bringing you high screams, old school riffs and strong choruses. In a nutshell: power! In May 2010, BATTLE BEAST had the big opportunity to support ex-Iron Maiden singer BLAZE BAYLEY as they were performing in Finland during […]

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The Dear And Departed

The Dear And Departed

From Official Bio:  For a band that has surprisingly stayed under the mainstream radar, The Dear and Departed have already accomplished far more than other bands with greater notoriety. Their 2007 debut full length, Something Quite Peculiar, earned an “AP Recommends” nod from tastemakers at Alternative Press and spawned a video that was featured on MTV.com. Other impressive features include […]

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Sencelled

Sencelled

Official Bio: “Sencelled is a Swedish four-piece rock band from a suburb just north of Stockholm. Their music is essentially melody-driven rock (not that far from AOR) with a twist of the power pop of say, Rick Springfield – mixed with a small part of the Green Day of the 90’s.  It’s music from the heart, about love, suburban life […]

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The Electro Kid

The Electro Kid

From Official Bio: The Electro Kid! (TEK) is a four piece Electro Power-Pop band from the Sunshine Coast, Queensland. Formed in January of 2010, TEK started as the solo project of Giles Higginson, slowly moving towards a full band throughout 2011 to incorporate Aden Bignell (Guitar), Luke Iles (Bass) and Tristan Higginson (Drums). Mixing elements of many different musical genres, […]

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Luger Boa

Luger Boa

From Official Bio: LUGER BOA is the brainchild of Jimmy Christmas and the result of a multitude of strange influences and experiences touring Europe, Japan, Australia & The USA as singer/guitarist with NZ garage rock heroes the D4, who wowed audiences at all the major festivals, appeared on major US TV shows Letterman & Jimmy Kimmel Live, and sold in […]

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Voyager

Voyager

From Official Bio: In the last few years, Australia’s VOYAGER have attained what can only be described as a worldwide cult following. Hailed as “one of the most original and daring groups on planet”, the band has battled geographical isolation to tour Europe twice, perform at ProgPower Europe 2006 and share stages with diverse acts like NIGHTWISH, STEVE VAI, SOILWORK […]

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I Am Giant

I Am Giant

From Bio:  Live the band are a force to be reckoned with, as countless audiences around the world can attest. From headlining sold-out NZ tours, Big Day Out Auckland and Sydney, and Homegrown, to Tiger Translate parties in Vietnam, Camden Barfly, Levi’s Hong Kong, Quiksilver World Pro Bali, Big Night In Singapore, Viper Room LA, Mercury Lounge New York, British […]

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Relevant Discord

Relevant Discord

Official band bio courtesy of (www.relevantdiscord.com) – “Relevant Discord is a modern rock act whose roots find ground in the raw angst and energy of the post-grunge movement yet whose branches of sound find distinction with the beauty and tension of string work and occasional dissonant elements. Lyrically, RELEVANT DISCORD’s work captures a depth, intensity, and honesty often found absent […]

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Trucker Diablo

Trucker Diablo

From Bio:  TRUCKER DIABLO began in early 2008 as four friends coming together collectively as a group to play music they loved and that defined them as individuals. This soon became an unstoppable machine through the local support of fans and the internet. Quickly they were hailed as a Northern Ireland super group due to the band members successful past. […]

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Captain Black Beard

Captain Black Beard

From Bio: Captain Black Beard made it’s live debut on the 31st of October 2009 and has since been playing most of the clubs in Stockholm. At the end of 2010 the band decided to pick it up a notch and record a full length album. Having been in talks with the biggest rock producers in Sweden – Chips Kiesby […]

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De Van

De Van

Official bio from www.devanband.com:  “De Van´s journey began when Eric De Van met producer Tord Bäckström and Stefan Åberg in 2007. Eric had been hired to do the vocals for a theme song for a show to be aired on MTV. The young singer´s impressive potential was immediately recognized by Bäckström and they decided to team up. The song writing […]

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