Somewhere down the line, guitar music lost its teeth. Although these bands all achieved a level of commercial success, they predominantly consisted of nice, well-trimmed indie boys who never had anything particularly interesting to say, both on and off the stage. It now seems however, that the rise of the DIY music scene in Britain colliding with Brexit and Donald Trump has resulted in guitar bands being gifted a new lease of life. Bands such as Shame and Idles were among the first to spear their way into the public consciousness, doing so with twisted guitars and angry, politically laden lyrics.
Updated: check out our list of the top 10 new rock bands of ! While it's fun to listen to old favorites, every year introduces music fans to incredible good new bands. Built around impressively deft guitarists, thunderous drummers, and powerful lead singers, each of these groups managed to stand out as some of the hottest in the scene thanks to their compelling songs and electrifying performances. Which new rock band do you think was the best of ? Who do you think will become the next American or international rock sensation? Vote your favorite new bands up to the top of this list and please add any artists we may have missed.
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Which new artists should you be streaming or buying tickets to see live over the next twelve months? Radio X has the perfect playlist for with Great X-Pectations. Who's going to be breaking through into the mainstream in ? Which artists will be smashing it at the festivals this summer? Here are our tips for Charlie Brown and Jules Konieczny met at a chess club in Ealing, West London and their collaboration started out as a side project for two busy musicians, before they decided to focus on APRE. Following a support slot with Inhaler , the duos have a headline tour lined up for February , climaxing with a show at London's Scala on the 27th. Further info: www. After teaching herself to play via YouTube tutorials, her first song Coffee brought her to the attention of the label Dirty Hit, home to Wolf Alice and The Further info: beabadoobee.
These guys are part of the new wave of groups and artists playing first-rate rock of various different shades , and we reckon they have a good chance of tapping into the zeitgeist over the next decade. With the likes of The Struts and Greta Van Fleet already blazing the trail — and Massive Wagons proving that great tunes and a passionate grassroots following can get you a Top 20 album — the resurgence is well underway. Nice ballpark eh? Facebook Spotify YouTube. When we spoke to Rival Sons singer Jay Buchanan last year, he singled out this lady from a small town outside Listening to her soulful, rootsy Americana debut Walk Through Fire which has seen her scoop up four Grammy nominations, and go on tour with Greta Van Fleet. Expect spine-tingling soul vocals, pedal-steel and fiddles with a modern twist — and, crucially, gorgeous songs. We wanted to include these Canadians after seeing them at London's Scala last year. Frontman Brett Emmons, sweet and softly spoken offstage, hurled himself across the stage and into the front row like a young Axl Rose crossbred with Kurt Cobain.