Tag Archives: Alternative rock
Welsch rockers Doppelganger are a four-piece with a heavy sound influenced by vintage alt rock. Haling from Wrexham, North Wales, the band was formed in 2011 by singer/guitarist Don Simms, lead guitarist Dan Davies, bassist Carl Bowes and drummer Kieren Williams. The band found instant traction through early demo recordings, receiving airplay on KERRANG, Radio One, and Q Radio, before they’d even played a gig. Check out Doppelganger’s hard-hitting live act in this video of them performing “Hate the Things You Love” live at a recent gig in Chester.
Spiralfire is an alternative rock outfit from Carrboro, NC that rose from the ashes of a breakup suffered by lead singer Sinclair Vernon. Enlisting guitarist Riley Miller, bassist Keith Lewis, guitarist Dom Ciampa, and drummer Manny Parial, Vernon formed Spiralfire, a sonically sophisticated alt-rock band with influences like Smashing Pumpkins, Garbage, and Soundgarden. The band has recently finished their first full length recording and is poised for big things in 2013. Check out their video for “Road Rising.”
Hierosonic is this month’s featured artist and our June Artist Showcase Winner. An alternative rock outfit with bombastic guitars and catchy, dance beats, Hierosonic hail from Harrisburg, PA and were originally formed back in 2002. The band’s hybrid dance rock sound is harder edged than many past dance-rock outfits like the Stone Roses, and instead has a heavier, ‘90s alt-rock-grunge feel to it. The band’s… Read More