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Current Artists

The following artists proudly, nobly and repeatedly use at least one Vein-Tap.com product:

Alunah

Alunah

The West Midlands’ premier Doom unit, with a host of influences which defy those who would characterise them as ‘just’ a metal band, Alunah’s powerful vocals and atmospheric feel has led to their upcoming third album being released on our favourite independent, Napalm Records.

Athena’s Word

Melodic hardcore from the Netherlands, Athena’s Word marry the brutality of unrelenting hardcore with surprisingly tender melodies – always delivered with ferocious tenacity. Savage vocal delivery, slamming riffs and shout-along choruses make the band’s debut EP Lasting Legacy a truly promising release. Check them out!

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Blind Tiger

Dragging the awesome sounds of old-school noise into the present day, piling on a large serving of awesome riffs, melting it down into a potent liquor and serving it in a chalice of rock, Blind Tiger will eagerly destroy you. Then bring you back to life to enjoy their amazing live show!

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Brother Bad

Brother Bad

Brother Bad are a two piece band from Ashford, Kent who are building a name for themselves with chaotic live performances inspired by punk rock and grunge. The list of gear destroyed in the name of art is growing but their Vein-Tap purchases have withstood the test!

Canis Lupus

Canis Lupus are legendary in goth rock circles. Hailing from the still-beating heart of beautiful gloomy music itself – Gothenburg – Canis Lupus have recently been resurrected by guitarist Christer after finding that the modern world still thirsted for the band’s music, initially created in the early 2000s, and laid to rest in 2006. The…

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Deaf Bridges

Deaf Bridges

Deaf Bridges’ own brand of noise, danger pop, is just as exciting and new as it sounds. Hailing from Nottingham, the band do away with anything even resembling pretentiousness and simply make amazing tunes with mind-bending lyrics and titles. You do have to love a band who make references to Krakens and Hulk Hogan on the…

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Freeze the Atlantic

Freeze the Atlantic arose phoenix-like from under intense pressure to match the critical respect of guitarist Andy Gilmour’s other band (Hundred Reasons) and drummer Guy Davis and bassist Jon Pearce’s previous band (Reuben). The band’s 2011 debut release, the EP Colour by Numbers released on Alcopop! Records, simultaneously silenced all critics and proved that, when done…

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Herscher

Herscher

Earth-shaking, tooth-loosening, neighbour-offending doom from the dark heart of France. Herscher is a three piece doom band who sound more like three noble heavy metal armies laying siege to each other than three men on stage. Through a mix of alternately aggressive and plaintive vocal lines, layers of mountainous distortion, and tempos slow enough to…

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Hot Under Collar

Hot Under Collar’s crazy sound can only be described (by us) as supersexyurban-funkcrush. We made that word up. Based in London, Hot Under Collar consists of four friends who came together to create a new sound consisting of the best elements of rock, funk, R&B and hip-hop. As a four piece, it’s tempting to believe that…

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Ire Wolves

Ire Wolves’ music is, to put it bluntly, heavy. Heavier than osmium, or the dirty kebab drunken you ate last Friday night. These Minnesotan lads like it one way: slow, angry, powerful and pure. Don’t be fooled into thinking that their slower tempos make for simpler music, however – there’s both enough technical proficiency in…

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Jack Hinks

Based in Edinburgh, Scotland, The Jack Hinks Band fuses the heart of Jack’s solo material, with the teeth of a six piece band. Combining violins, piano, drums, bass, guitar and a wall of vocals The Jack Hinks Band create an eclectic mix of sounds and genres that will refuse to leave your head for days.…

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Jacob Messianic

Alt metal / hard rock artist Jacob Messianic is not only a skilled rocker in his own right – he’s also a powerful producer and engineer of all his own work. A man so talented it’s almost upsetting – with a killer release history.

Leaf Hound

One of Britain’s longest-serving classic rock bands, Leaf Hound laid the blueprint for stoner rock. Not afraid to loudly proclaim their love of mind-adulterants, Leaf Hound have been cited as influences by both Wolfmother and Tame Impala. Since their 1971 debut Growers of Mushroom, one of the most collectible 70’s rock LPs in existence, the band…

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Mallory Knox

Straight outta Cambridge and into the UK Top 40 Album Charts, Mallory Knox are an incendiary rock band. Nominated by Kerrang in 2013 as the Best British Newcomer, the band’s album Signals reached 33 in the UK album chart. These lads are gaining vast momentum through hardcore touring and an incredible live set. Put simply,…

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Marc Constantine

Marc Constantine has a sound entirely of his own; ambient, acoustic chillout, all done through acoustic mics and electric guitars. Listening to his music really is a sweet experience, thoroughly relaxing yet stirring: Marc’s songcraft and expert delivery makes sure his songs are always calm, but never boring. Check his music out, have a green…

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Matt Saunders

A graduate of the Academy of Contemporary Music, Matt is an accomplished musician with over 10 years experience both as a live player and as a studio musician. He is a specialist in Funk, R&B, indie and all round rock and roll. His influences are wide and varied: Clapton, Jamiroquai, John Mayer, Jocelyn Brown, Stevie…

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Max Raptor

Burton on Trent’s Max Raptor have been creating a stir in the underground rock circuit thanks to three factors: punishingly catching songs, one of the strongest live sets any of us at Vein-Tap.com HQ have ever seen, and the uncanny ability to get an entire crowd on side though sheer enthusiasm and the love of…

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Michael o'Shimpl

Michael o’Shimpl

Michael o’Shimpl is an accomplished musician and performer, playing electric, acoustic and bass guitars, often with an effects pedal. He is from Austria and has toured extensively in Central Europe, from Austria and Germany to France, Italy and Switzerland playing the major cities of Paris, Toulouse, Bordeaux, Trieste, Munich, Salzburg, Vienna and Graz. Michael’s music…

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Minus Pilots

With only one electric bass and a volume controller each, a scattering of analogue delay/looping pedals and a broken four-track cassette tape recorder, Minus Pilots weave together sparse textures, crumbling atmospheres and fractured drones with currents of gentle crackle. Their music has been published by Champion Version, Dronarivm, Eat, Sleep, Repeat, Fake Jazz, Futurerecordings, Panic…

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Neko

NEKO, a trio from the UK south coast, bring together big riffs, dance grooves and prog rock echoing the likes of QOTSA, Dinosaur Pile Up and Muse. Formed by Tom Brennan (guitar and vocals), Luke Knight (bass and vocals), and David Cassell (drums) while attending high school in Worthing, the band (which was originally called…

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Nerve Centre

Hailing from Birmingham, Nerve Centre serves up more variety than your typical rock band. With the occasional acoustic gig, a Christmas song and moments of full orchestral grunge epic (believe us when we say this sounds huge) the band seems hell bent on taking the genre of guitar rock and subverting it into powerful and…

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Pat McManus

The Pat McManus Band are a rock/blues trio hailing from Ireland, headed up by former Mama’s Boys and Celtus guitarist, violinist and singer song writer Pat McManus. The ‘PMB’ line up is completed by former ‘More Power To Your Elbow’ powerful drummer Paul Faloon and rhythmic and solid former country music and session bass player…

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Phaelah

Phaeleh, aka Matt Preston, has been releasing genre-spanning music since 2008. Tipping his musical hat to house, electronica, dubstep, and ambient, but never being over-faithful to any set genre of electronic music, Phaeleh’s releases have put him to the forefront of Bristol’s electronic music scene: one of the most hallowed and culturally relevant in the entire…

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Poetry in Telegrams

Poetry in Telegrams

An absolutely huge sounding hard rock / metal project from Slovak muso Johny Štefecek, Poetry in Telegrams is yet another shining example of how only the most creative, loud, and crazy musicians put Vein-Tap.com gear on their boards. PiT’s single Juliet and Romeo includes numerous genres and influences in one sweeping sonic roundhouse.

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Rival Bones

A rock power duo, formed in Liverpool in 2014, Rival Bones make a torrent of rock noise which puts them in the same sonic leagues as DZ Deathrays and Royal Blood. Currently making the stages of the UK small festival circuit creak under the sheer weight of their desert rock inspired riffs, the band has…

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ROAM

ROAM deliver anthemic, scream-the-chorus pop-punk. From the sunny shores of Eastbourne, ROAM’s catchy, pit-filling music has earned them critical acclaim, immense popularity, and a support slot on skatecore heavyweights Sum 41’s recent UK tour. ROAM’s album Backbone is chock full of fantastic party tunes with aggressive, angry production – get it, take an hour off, drink…

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Soul Aside

Soul Aside is a rock band formed in 2010 and based in Barcelona. Influenced by many musical styles and bands such as A Perfect Circle, Porcupine Tree, Oceansize or Explosions in the Sky, Sigur Rós and Deftones, the band has developed its own sound around rich and personal compositions. Songs reflecting their concrete life perception…

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Stämpf

Stämpf

Swiss Rock and its very finest. Stämpf’s influences come from all over the place; you can hear crushingly heavy riffs in the vein of Volbeat, wah riffs inspired by Velvet Revolver era Slash, and even a little bit of first wave pop punk in the uplifting feel of the band’s songs. This four-piece are a proud rock band, just…

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The Ghost Riders in the Sky

The Ghost Riders in the Sky build on centuries of real music for real people to deliver a sound that’s all at once welcomingly familiar, yet edgy, exciting and brand new. With an indie-pop jangle that owes a far larger debt to old Americana country music as it does to guitarist Stephen Carter’s old hardcore…

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