6 Criminally Underrated Bands You Need to Hear This Week! – Part 4

Here’s our fourth instalment of six of the most criminally underrated bands who deserve far more attention than they get that you need to hear this week! As usual, I’ve been updating a weekly Spotify playlist including all the bands featured in this feature!

Find your favourite new band below!

Sweaty Palms

In brief: Glasgow’s Sweaty Palms create attitude-filled, psych, garage-rock that’s dark as well as riotous.

Latest release: Quit Now (Album)

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In brief: SLANT are a Brighton based, post-punk quintet with influences ranging from riot-grrrl to glam-rock and beyond! The band’s debut single ‘Haircut’ is an infectious banger.

Latest release: Haircut

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The Stone Birds

In brief: The Stone Birds are one of Portsmouth’s most talked about bands and they create heavy blues-tinged rock with riff for days.

Latest release: Nothing Ever Changes

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In brief: Web are one of the most forward-thinking, impressive Portsmouth bands of the moment and they create déjà vu-esque, experimental post-punk tunes.

Latest release: Intimidation & Shame/Part 2/Remixes

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Mandrake Handshake

In brief: Creating pleasant, hypnotic psych-rock, Mandrake Handshake are an eccentric 9-piece band from Oxford!

Latest release: Mandragora

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Imperial Wax

In brief: Imperial Wax consist of the remaining and longest-serving members of The Fall and create in-your-face post-punk/garage-rock.

Latest release: Gastwerk Saboteurs (album)

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