Soundspheremag.com’s Ones To Watch 2013

In advance of our very awesome Best Tracks of 2012 list (coming in December), we wanted to provide you with some of our Ones To Watch for next year. These […]

In advance of our very awesome Best Tracks of 2012 list (coming in December), we wanted to provide you with some of our Ones To Watch for next year. These are bands we think will do some serious good stuff in ’13. Enjoy! Comment! Share! Let us know your own thoughts too!

The band: Man Without Country

The link: https://www.facebook.com/manwithoutcountry

Why: Wonderful spacious electronic music for the masses.

The band: Throw The Fight

The link: https://www.facebook.com/throwthefight

Why: Their latest album ‘What Doesn’t Kill Us’ was produced by none other than Goldfinger’s John Feldman and is a metal-edged hard rock highlight of 2012.  In 2013 they’re set to tour with Volbeat and then of course, take over the world.

The band: Laura Mvula

The link: http://www.lauramvula.com

Why: Beautiful on every level.

The band: Bad For Lazarus

The link: https://www.facebook.com/BadforLazarus

Why: Mental music for mental nights…and days.

The band: The Future In 1989

The link: https://www.facebook.com/TheFutureIn1989

Why: Cool as frick alt-dubstep discovered in our Reverbnation partnership.

The band: Department M

The link: https://www.facebook.com/departmentmband

Why: Owen Brinley’s latest musical offering. A great mix of progressive and indie sounds.

The band: Scholars

The link: http://scholarstheband.com

Why: Brilliant, raw and anthemic alt-rock

The band: …And The Hangnails

The link: https://www.facebook.com/andthehangnails

Why: Yorkshire garage rock at its finest.

The band: Atlas : Empire

The link: https://www.facebook.com/atlasempire

Why: Infectious electro-rock with serious power behind it.

The band: Ghost Town

The link: https://www.facebook.com/officialGhostTown

Why: Playful US crossover sounds for the new generation of dubstep-rock fans.

The band: Sulpher

The link: https://www.facebook.com/SULPHERMUSIC

Why: Aggressive rock sounds from The Prodigy’s live bassist. Rob Holliday goes industrial metal for this project.

The band: Exit_International

The link: https://www.facebook.com/ExitInternational

Why: Wonderfully creative and chaotic Brit-rock for fans of the real heavy ***t.

The band: Castrovalva

The link: https://www.facebook.com/castrovalvamusic

Why: It’s an amalgamation of everything we like in alternative music. We think you should like it too.

The band: The Birdman Rallies

The link: https://www.facebook.com/thebirdmanrallies

Why: Solid indie rhythms with lashings of wonderful electronics and excellent beats.

The band: Severin

The link: https://www.facebook.com/severin666

Why: Cold electronic sounds with a great-quality vibe and delivery. Sweet.

The band: Tonight Alive

The link: https://www.facebook.com/tonightalive

Why: Already getting huge. On the alternative rock music spectrum, this band could potentially be the fastest-rising stars of 2013.

The band: RSJ

The link: https://www.facebook.com/rsjband

Why: epic tubthumping metal.

The band: MyPet

The link: https://www.facebook.com/mypetmusic

Why: Deliciously seductive alt-electronic stuff. Nice.

The band: Tomorrow We Radio

The link: https://www.facebook.com/tomorrowweradio

Why: Anthemic hardcore-tinged rock from Yorkshire. Brutal and brilliant.

The band: A Plastic Rose

The link: http://www.aplasticrose.co.uk

Why: Passionate UK alternative sounds delivered with smashing impact.

The band: Sucioperro

The link: https://www.facebook.com/sucioperro

Why: Just that good. Stadiums for this lot please, 2013. Finally.

The band: Endoflevelbaddie

The link: https://www.facebook.com/endoflevelbaddie

Why: Huge electronic sounds from the Humber.

The band: Fawn Spots

The link: https://www.facebook.com/Fawn.Spots

Why: Crazy cool garage rock for crazy cool people.

The band: A Joker’s Rage

The link: https://www.facebook.com/ajokersrage

Why: The clowns are peddlers of epic riffage and their live show is second to none. Let’s put a smile on that face.

The band: Cypher16

The link: https://www.facebook.com/Cypher16

Why: Epic metal music. Period.

The band: Gary Clarke Jr.

The link: https://www.facebook.com/GaryClarkJr

Why: Classic guitar wizardry delivered with great class and swagger.

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