Haim are most frequently compared to Fleetwood Mac, described as "nu-folk-meets-nineties-R&B". This all girl American rock band won the BBC Sound Of 2013 poll. Their biggest UK single to date was the 2013 single "The Wire" which reached number 13.
All Time Low are one of the hottest pop punk bands in both their home country USA and the UK, gaining exposure through plays on MTV and TRL. Their biggest singles include "A Love Like War" and "Weightless".
Newcastle rock band whose tightly-wound songs are biting, contemporary takes on the familiar feelings of being trapped in a small town & desperately needing to escape. The tunes vibrate with contained energy, &the anger more than occasionally spills out into faster, harder pop-rock.
Dublin-based irish alternative rock group. They made chart history in March 2007 when their debut single "Give Me A Minute" topped the Irish Charts, making them the first independently released track to do so!
Space - Cheeky, scouse outfit whose quirky, uplifting brand of indie-pop has produced many smiles, as well as some irresistable tunes. British band Republica, formed in 1994, is made up of members Saffron (vocals), Tim (keyboards), Johnny (guitar) and Pete (drums).
In 2007, OneRepublic released their debut album, Dreaming Out Loud. Its lead single, "Apologize" was notably remixed by Timbaland, becoming a huge international success, reaching number one in sixteen countries, subsequently earning them a Grammy Award nomination.
Successful Scottish indie rock band who've had multiple hit singles as well as a Mercury Music Prize and two BRIT Awards under their belt! Hit singles include "Take Me Out", "Do You Want To" and "The Dark Of The Matinee".
American rock band fronted by Chris Daughtry, he was a finalist on the 5th season of American Idol. They released a self-titled album in 2006 and went on to sell more than 4 million copies in the US! Their biggest UK single was "What About Now".
Azealia Banks is a 20-year-old award winning lyricist from Harlem, New York City. She's been steadily perfecting her craft and making a name for herself. She reached Number 12 in the UK with her single "212".
The Stranglers are an English punk rock band who've had 20 UK Top 40 Singles and 17 UK Top 40 Albums from a career spanning four decades! Notable singles for the band include "Peaches", No More Heroes", "Something Better Change" and "Golden Brown".
Emblem3 are an American pop rock boyband who finished 4th on the second series of The X Factor USA and are now signed to Simon Cowell's record label. They recently won the Choice Music: Breakout Group at the Teen Choice Awards.
Therapy? are an alt metal/rock band from Northern Ireland, who were at their peak in the 90s but still continue to release material now. Therapy? have sold over 2 million albums worldwide singles include "Teethgrinder" and "Opal Mantra".
After scoring two top 10 singles (“I Get Off” and “It's Not You”) from their self-titled debut & touring steadily for two years with acts as diverse as Shinedown, Stone Sour, Disturbed, Megadeth, Papa Roach, Godsmack & others, Halestorm are back with their second full-length, The Strange Case of….
Deaf Havana are an English pop-punk quartet from Norfolk. The band was formed in 2005 at the King's Lynn campus of The College of West Anglia. The band's early releases along with constant touring developed a strong fan base in the UK music scene.
Memphis May Fire have consistently pushed the envelope to redefine both themselves & the various sub-genres they've made their mark within. 2009's “Sleepwalking” full-length yielded no exception as the band ventured into the territory of post-hardcore/southern rock with no reservations.
Manchester Orchestra are neither from Manchester or an Orchestra, an American rock band who liked the Citys rich musical history, so adopted the name and British indie sound. Their biggest single in the US was "I've Got Friends" reaching #8.
Formed in the late 70s, this Birmingham reggae/pop group have sold over 70 million records worldwide and had many hits including " Red Red Wine", "Food For Thought", "Can't Help Falling In Love" and "I Got You Babe".
Following the break up of their former band Pela, this New York indie rock outfit formed We Are Augustines, later changing to just Augustines. The band have toured with Counting Crows, The Kaiser Chiefs and The Boxer Rebellion.
Patent Pending is an American pop punk band consisting of vocalist Joe Ragosta , drummer Anthony Mingoia , guitarist Marc Kantor , guitarist/vocalist Rob Felicetti , and bassist Corey DeVincenzo . The band is from Mount Sinai, New York.
The band frequently distance themselves from current English guitar music and consider themselves to be a punk band, in ethos and attitude, if not in their immediate musical style. Blood Red Shoes deal with themes of frustration, anger, alienation, boredom, doubt, psychosis, confusion & escape.
Where most of their contemporaries drew directly from old-school rap, funk, or Public Enemy's dense sonic barrage, De La Soul were gentler and more eclectic, taking in not only funk and soul, but also pop, jazz, reggae, and psychedelia.
It's been a long time since indie rock band Embrace gave us an album, This New Day was back in 2006, however they are now back! Their sixth album Embrace is set to be released in April 2014 followed by a UK tour.
For the first time in a long time, Hip Hop can genuinely say that a new generation of MC's have arrived. Sure, there are those who helped birth the culture and music and people who can say they grew up with it. But now, you are witnessing perhaps the first generation that can say they were raised on Hip Hop almost exclusively.
Florida rockers Anberlin announced plans to call time on a 12-year career that has seen them release six albums & tour the world countless times. However, breaking tradition the band took to YouTube to announce that they will be doing one final record & trip around the world...
Vance Joy has an original voice which at first he kept to himself. Feeding on a diet of The Pogues, Paul Kelly, and whatever else was playing, he cut his teeth performing at open mike nights in Melbourne. It is folk music with pop influences.