If these four bands aren’t on your radar already then where have you been hiding?
The Tuts are a three piece comprising Nadia Javed on guitar and lead vocals, Beverly Ishmael on drums and Harriet Doveton on bass and backing vocals. The West London trio have been compared to The Libertines, and produce catchy punk-pop tracks that sound like a chipper British version of Best Coast. Other than producing and performing cracking tracks, the self-managed band are currently on tour with Kate Nash.
For fans of: Kate Nash, girl power, indie/punk
Australia’s Tonight Alive, have just released their second album; ‘The Other Side’. Currently touring the UK, the pop-punk quintet have already earned hordes of fans Stateside from their summers spent on Warped Tour, and now are bringing their catchy sound to our shores. Fronted by Jenna McDougall (pictured) the band have hit their stride on their second record.
For fans of: You Me At Six, Paramore, pop-punk
This Chicagoan band are reminiscent of The Story So Far, and their latest EP ‘The Weight That You Buried’ packs more ferocious punk than pop. Catchy guitar hooks, moments of Brand New-esque lyricism and scornful, bitter vocals make this one of the most exciting releases we’ve heard in a long time.
For fans of: Punk, fast guitar music, angst
Alternative rock band Anavae have had a few Yuppee.com mentions before. The band have just released their second-since-signing a record deal single and ‘Anti-Faith’ is more than a brilliant follow up to their label-debut ‘Storm Chaser’. Soon touring with White Clouds and Gunfire, the band will be able to gather even more fans ahead of the release of their ‘Dimensions’ EP out in early November.
For fans of: BMTH, VersaEmerge and Thirty Seconds To Mars