5 Bands I Think You Should Check Out: january 2022

Where almost through the first month of the new year, and while a lot is going to change this year, some things have to stay the same, with that being said, lets take a look at this new line-up of bands that I think you should check out in this year.

You Over Me

You Over Me are a pop punk five-piece from the UK, formed in 2019 the band currently consists of vocalist Emma Dawson, guitarist Eloize Pridham, guitarist Bailey O’Donnell, bassist Charles Gray and drummer Amy Barnett.

With the band being one of the youngest on this list, their discography consists of a handful of singles, with the latest release being “Getaway”

On the touring side of things the band has been around the UK a bit, sharing the stage with acts such as “Coast To Coast”, “Slackrr” and “Tigress

What I like about their sound is the upbeat feel most of their songs have, with an instrumental vibe that seems to mix easycore with pop hooks, which is alternated with some 90s rock influences.  

Songs I recommend are “Story Of A Hero” “Dead Horse” (originally by Hayley Williams) and “Lion”

Attic Stories

Attic Stories are a German pop punk band formed in late 2018, the band currently consists of vocalist Romana, guitarist Marius, guitarist Johannes and drummer Michael.

The band’s discography currently consists of one Ep and a handful of singles, with their most recent release being the acoustic version of their song “Colorless Roses”  

In terms of touring, the band has been around Germany playing both online and live events with acts such as “Flash Forward” “Waiting for summer” and “Catapults”

What I like about their sound is the vocal energy featured on most tracks, bringing some higher notes to their modern pop punk sound

Songs I recommend are “Colorless Roses”, “You Used to Be Home” and “Peaceful War”

GirlsGirlsGirls

GirlsGirlsGirls is a Dutch pop punk/pop rock band, established in 2020 the band currently consists of vocalist/guitarist Geosy, guitarist/synth player Bastiaan, bassist Roy and vocalist/drummer Lenard.

Since 2020 the band has released one Ep and a handful of singles, with the latest release being the Christmas track “Christmas With”

In terms of live shows the band has been around the Netherlands, preforming together with acts such as “Bony Macaroni” and “Hot Milk”  

What I like about their sound are the neon pop punk vibes that are brought in with the synths.  

Songs I recommend are “Broke And Beautiful”, “Paralyzed” and “2012”

Get Jealous

Get Jealous are a Dutch “Riot pop” Band formed somewhere around 2018, the band consists of vocalist/guitarist Lotta Rasva, bassist Marike Winkelmann and drummer Marek Schnieders. 

Their discography consists of two ep’s and a myriad of singles, with their latest release being the single “Wannabe Skater”

The band has played shows around the Netherlands, sharing the stage with acts such as “Tape Toy”, “Colorwave” and “Bad Penny”

What I like about their sound is the use of fuzz and the 90 punk/grunge influence that is felt in the vocal delivery.  

Songs I recommend are “Lipstick”, “There’s Nothing Wrong” and “Sex After Parties”

Crashing Atlas

Crashing Atlas is an American hard rock/ pop rock band. Established in 2018 the band currently consists of vocalist Marina, guitarist Dougie, bassist Nick and drummer Paul.

The bands musical output currently consists of one full length album and a handful of singles with the band’s latest release being a cover of “The Nightmare Before Christmas” “This is Halloween”

In terms of shows the band has been on the road around their state, playing with acts such as “City of the Weak”, “With Satellites” and “American Grim”

What I like about their sound is how they combine their hard rock influence with a dark pop vibe, they feel like a mix between “Against The Current” and “Amaranthe

Songs I recommend are “Eastside”, “Kerosene” and “The Only Ones”

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out /  Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out /  Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out /  Change )

Connecting to %s