Fancy a dabble in new rock? Take a gander at the list I’ve compiled below for the most recent rumblings of rock over the past weeks of April.
… The sheer number of female-fronted rock bands is a sight to behold in the music scene right now …
- SHY AWAY – TWENTY ONE PILOTS: Exciting eccentrics for the duos’ return.
- SMILE – WOLF ALICE: Dark exploits for the rock-indie favourites; another album to look out for this year from them.
- LA DI DIE – NESSA BARRETT, JXDN: Romantic-revenge anthem drawing on both rock and hip-hop.
- BOILERMAKER – ROYAL BLOOD: Thumping funk-rock from the Brighton duo, altering their course for another rumpus year in music.
- VERTIGO – ALICE MERTON: Mystery-abound new stuff after being so quiet for two years.
- ORDINARY – YONAKA: What we’re used to from these lot: loud and chaotic.
- WEAPON – AGAINST THE CURRENT: New emphatic returning from another female-front rock collective.
- BAD PLACE – THE HUNNA: One of the most consistent rock tribes right now; altering sounds to a down-tempo electronic style.
- NERVOUS – WHILE SHE SLEEPS: Recent album release in 2021, “SLEEPS SOCIETY” sees While She Sleeps make the top-ten list favourites this week with this hungry power-house of a song, featuring Simon Neil from Biffy Clyro.
- NUMB – WATERPARKS: Ambitious rock-pop workers of “Stupid For You” return this year for another album release in 2021 since their 2019, FANDOM.