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Already Heard Recommends: May 2018

While the festival season is more or less in full swing, that doesn’t mean we’re moving the spotlight away from emerging talent. “Recommends” is our monthly showcase of need-to-know new bands. This month’s edition of “Recommends” consists of hotly tipped metalcore newcomers GroundCulture, technical modern metallers Mask of Judas, 90s-esqueRead More →

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Already Heard Recommends: April 2018

With April being overloaded with new music, you could consider our monthly roundup of essential emerging bands being more than important than ever. We’ll let you decide as “Recommends” is on hand to highlight five up-and-coming bands that aren’t to be ignored. This month’s we introduce you to Manchester expansiveRead More →

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Already Heard Recommends: March 2018

As Spring fast approaches, our monthly roundup of essential emerging bands is here. Once again “Recommends” serves a handful of promising bands we think shouldn’t be ignored. March’s edition consists of five up-and-coming acts led by the five-star rated metallers Greyhaven. Joining them are Bournemouth-based emo/pop-punk upstarts Wolf Culture, ScottishRead More →

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Already Heard Recommends: February 2018

After a slight hiatus, our monthly round-up of need-to-know bands is back. As always, “Recommends” is on hand to highlight a host of bands that we think you’ll be hearing plenty more from in the coming weeks and months. This month, we introduce you to heartfelt post-hardcore Aussies Endless Heights,Read More →

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Already Heard Recommends: November 2017

Although many are finishing up their end of year lists, here at Already Heard, we’re soldiering on with our monthly “Recommends” round-up of need-to-know bands. Before we take a break and recharge our batteries for 2018, we spoke to six notable bands that shouldn’t be ignored. Read on to findRead More →

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Already Heard Recommends: October 2017

Last month we relaunched our “Recommends” feature under a new format. The combination of bite-sized interviews and highlighting bloody good new bands has had a positive reaction. So much so, that this month’s edition has 10(!) need-to-know bands for you to discover. From rousing rock ‘n’ roll via Canada toRead More →

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Already Heard Recommends: September 2017

Back when we launched Already Heard in 2012, we took great pride in endorsing a whole host of up-and-coming bands through our “Recommends” feature. Unfortunately, over time our focus has moved away from the feature, that is until now. Today, we’re relaunching “Recommends” as a monthly breakdown of worthwhile newRead More →

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Already Heard Recommends: blanket

For some, music is used as a form of escapism. It allows us to get lost in someone else’s work and art. We can become entranced in their ideas and how a band has carefully crafted their music. With blanket, you are guaranteed to do just that. Their debut EP,Read More →

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Already Heard Recommends: Gender Roles

From Black Peaks all the way up to Architects, Brighton has already produced some of the most exciting bands in the British rock scene today. Adding this already glowing scene are indie rock-ish three-piece Gender Roles. Last week, they release their debut EP ‘Planet X-Ray’, a hazy, crunchy but highlyRead More →

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Already Heard Recommends: My Only

With a debut EP riddled with personal self-doubt and loss, My Only look to lay down a potentially expansive ground work with ‘This Room & You’. The subject of loss is always carried with a heavy weight yet it has a tendency to create something positive. With their debut EP,Read More →

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Already Heard Recommends: Puppy

In an age where every band is for some reason or another boxed in a genre, London-based trio Puppy are a slice of fresh air. Formed in late 2014 by vocalist/guitarist Jock Norton and drummer Billy Howard, later joined by bassist Will Michael, Puppy has been gathering momentum for theRead More →

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Already Heard Recommends: Catch Fire

Rising Nottingham Pop Punks Catch Fire Look to Set Ablaze with Debut EP. In an ever over-populated scene, Nottinghamshire’s Catch Fire have all the makings of becoming one of pop punk’s brightest prospects. Like many other bands, its members have gone through the grind of forming bands and then notRead More →

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Already Heard Recommends: Bellevue Days

If you are a long time reader of Already Heard then you will know our “Recommends” feature hasn’t appeared on this site for a number of months, and you’re probably wondering why. When we gave the site a fresh look back in January, we made a promise that the siteRead More →

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Already Heard Recommends: Hot Damn

Hailing from the Welsh music hotbed that is Newport, South Wales Hot Damn are just one of the many up and coming pop punk bands who are gathering momentum both here in the UK and overseas. Later this month the quintet release a new mini-album entitled ‘Sleep Alone’ through Boston, Massachusetts labelRead More →

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Already Heard Recommends: Idlehands

With their debut EP set to be released next month, San Diego’s Idlehands are the latest indie rock hopefuls however the ‘Common Soul’ shows the quintet as a mature, sincere band that takes great care in their craft. Tracks like ‘The Venetian Hour’ are subtly progressive and encompassed by the bandsRead More →

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Already Heard Recommends: This Old Ghost

Based out of Westchester, New York self-proclaimed “folk & roll” quintet This Out Ghost recently released their début full-length, ‘Family Room’ a record that draws inspiration from the likes of Death Cab For Cutie, The Shins and Good Old War and blends with warm, comforting melodies. Tracks like ‘Foreign Language’ and ‘Twenty Six’ are fullRead More →

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Already Heard Recommends: Make Your Mark

Leeds Pop Punk quintet Make Your Mark formed from the ashes of fellow Leeds band Left Right Goodnight in late 2011 and over the past 12 months they’ve been building a strong following with their brand of so called “pissed off pop punk.” Their début EP, ‘Moments’ has seen Make Your Mark beRead More →

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Already Heard Recommends: Calls Landing

Since forming in 2011, Leeds pop punk/emo band Calls Landing have a handful of releases under their belt and have shared the stage with Man Overboard, The Story So Far, Such Gold and Into It. Over It. The quinetet’s sound is reminiscent of their US compatriots Transit and The Wonder Years; sincere yet livelyRead More →

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Already Heard Recommends: Heaven’s Basement

With their début album being self-described as “ambitious” hard rockers Heaven’s Basement are setting big expectations for themselves but thankfully the quartet back it up. Their latest single ‘Nothing Left To Lose’ is a catchy slice of bold hard rock that sees them being compared to former tour mates Papa RoachRead More →

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Already Heard Recommends: Moose Blood

Canterbury Emo/Pop Punk revivalist Moose Blood have a simple concept; “songs about girls, coffee, knitwear and pop culture references” because that is what exactly their début EP, ‘Moving Home’ is about. In there short time together, the quartet have played alongside Sharks and Apologies, I Have None and have received praise fromRead More →

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Already Heard Recommends: Hearts & Souls

Here at Already Heard, we have high hopes for Leeds trio Hearts & Souls. Having been included in our list of 50 bands to watch in 2013 and their forthcoming début EP being warmly received late last month, then they are the perfect fit for our “Recommends” feature series. Since their formationRead More →

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Already Heard Recommends: ElevenEleven

Since their inception in 2009, Aberdeen Atmospheric Post-Hardcore band ElevenEleven have grown in reputation by playing throughout Scotland, including shows with Lower Than Atlantis, Flood of Red, Heights, The Elijah and Don Broco. However despite the release of their latest EP (‘Life’) last year, it hasn’t been an easy rideRead More →

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Already Heard Recommends: My Little Empire

Hailing from the music hotbed that is Hertfordshire, My Little Empire are the latest rock hopefuls from the area, and with their new single ‘Solitude’ hitting all the right marks then the quartet are certainly one to keep an eye on. Since forming in early 2010, My Little Empire haveRead More →

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