Best New Band

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Deap Vally

Deap Vally

Forget the shared love of knitting (!) ‘cos these Californian babes are set to make a very big noise indeed.

Graveltones

The Graveltones

Ex-pat Australians who are leading the dirty rock ‘n’ roll revolution.

The Temperance Movement

The Temperance Movement

Marinaded in the emotion of the blues they’re Britain’s next great rock band.

Hidden Masters

Hidden Masters

Scotland’s finest psych band inject their trippy soundscapes with cunning hooks.

Beware Of Darkness

Beware Of Darkness

The exhilarating, enterprising alternative rockers from Santa Barbara. California

Free Fall

Free Fall

Fresh from their Download Festival triumph, the Swedes were weaned on Purple, UFO, Zeppelin and Humble Pie.

Walking Papers

Walking Papers

So much more than just Duff McKagan’s ‘other’ band, Walking Papers tell stories and make them sound believable.

Scorpion Child

Scorpion Child

These Texans blend 1970s blues-rock with the following decade’s hair-metal – and it works.

Houndmouth

Houndmouth

Reassuringly authentic-sounding Americana delivered with a slightly modern twist.

Hey!Hello!

Hey!Hello!

AKA Ginger Wildheart and Victoria Liedtke: Smart, shiny, irresistible pop ‘n’ roll.

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