Robot Death Monkey – Druid Odyssey

It’s safe to say, Edinburgh’s Robot Death Monkey really do not take themselves seriously. Drinking strong lager, riffs, and being the finest stoner-groove machine in the land seems to be their reason for existing and fair play to them.

USA Nails – Character Stop

The USA Nails family fun time band from that London are back with Character Stop, a challenging, hostile and hilarious portal into their world of weird.

Raging Speedhorn – Hard To Kill

Hard To Kill by Raging Speedhorn is the sound of a band that has weathered many changes and turns in their 20+ year career but still sound strong.

Watertank – Silent Running

On the strength of Silent Running, the third album from Watertank, you might just discover a band you’ve been waiting for all these years.

Entropy – Liminal

Liminal by Entropy could well be the sleeper hit of the year. It’s a gold mine of huge, expansive, emotive post-hardcore with killer metallic riffs and soaring vocals.

Kestrels – Dream Or Don’t Dream

Kestrels are the heart and soul of frontman Chad Peck and Dream Or Don’t Dream is an album that brims with want, longing, emotion and fuzzing riffs

HEADS. – Push

Is Push, the third album from HEADS. their best work to date? We really think so, find out why this is such a powerful and venting collection of songs.

Shuck – Petrichor and Rainbows

From the destructive minds of Al Wilson and Jon Perry along with Andi Jackson for the ride, Shuck, could well be the band to sit nicely in the middle of that Venn-diagram of heavy, melody and aggression.

Sugar Horse – Drugs

Bristol’s Sugar Horse keep cementing themselves as a best-kept secret with every new piece of music they create. Here’s why Drugs is one of the best EPs of 2020.