Want a tonne of new bangers on that playlist? Step right this way.
As you guys are always asking for the best new bands to check out, here are the 9 most exciting new bands in the world right now, as featured in Rock Sound's Breakout section.
Blending rock, EDM, pop and so, so much more - you CANNOT slap a label on this trio who are blending musical worlds and creating one all of their own. Debut album 'Chase Atlantic' has just been released and is full of some of the best bangers of the entire year. Get on board with this band early!
Hitting the road with none other than All Time Low earlier this year (frontman Nick Anderson has also been working with Alex Gaskarth), this quintet are stealing hearts the world over. Bump the monumental 'Favorite Liar' from debut EP 'We Are The Wrecks' and get ready to see a whooooole lot more from these guys.
Australia is producing brilliant bands by the boatload right now and these pop-punks are the next shining lights. Already getting a devoted following, debut EP 'New Heights' is as perfect for 5 Seconds Of Summer fans as it is ROAM fans. With new music on the way, keep those eyes peeled.
Just had your heart fluttered by those recent Mayday Parade 'A Lesson In Romantics' shows? Well, here's your fave new band. These Texans have just signed to Hopeless and deal in the same quality of huge hooks and massive feels. New EP 'Make You Bright' is five perfect emo-laced rock gems.
After something a little more gritty? Hold Close channel the huge choruses and pace made famous by the likes of The Story So Far and spin them into an EP full of serious bangers. If you're into the more bruising, heart-on-sleeve side of the genre, you need to give these guys your time. Just check THAT chorus of 'Bloom'!
Now for something more brutal... Hailing from Baltimore and fronted by the brilliant Lauren Kashan, Sharptooth are challenging all kinds of injustice on new album 'Clever Girl' with huge hooks and mega, unapologetic mosh calls. Unlike anything else out there, get ready to dive right into that pit.
A STORY TOLD
Having just toured the States with recent Breakout stars 7 Minutes In Heaven, A Story Told bring a sparkling pop nous to no messing pop-punk bangers on new album 'Good Looks'. Want your pop with just a bit more edge or into that new Hoodie Allen / Derek DiScanio collab? Get right on this.
SPEAK LOW IF YOU SPEAK LOVE
He may be in one of the best pop-punk bands out there, but State Champs bassist Ryan Scott Graham is stepping out on his own (on the side of course) in this lovely solo guise. What's more? He's just announced brand new album 'Nearsighted' - expect chill acoustic vibes weaved into blissful modern pop hooks.
Supporting Trophy Eyes later this month in the U.S., these New Yorkers channel everything from tear-jerking emo to hooky alt.rock and enveloping walls of noise on new album 'The Last Living Man Alive Ever In The History Of The World'. Emotional, varied and lovely - want something that rewards on every repeat listen? This is the one.