Welsh Bands

I’ve done my best to list some Welsh Rock Bands here. If I’ve got it wrong then I am very sorry. I realise that some of these bands may be no more or the information may be out of date. If you want some details updated or you’d like your band included then email me at bands@metalwales.com  

Among The Dead

Metal Wales
Hailing from the South Wales Metal Scene, AMONG THE DEAD feature ex/current members of Deathbullet, Ectospazz, Fell on Black Days, Lifer & Neckbrace. With Old School Thrash Metal Values coursing through their veins. ATD create a mix of thrash & modern metal groove with heavy riffs and aggression.

Beautiful Strangers

Metal Wales
As seen onstage with The Struts, Diamond Head, TRAPT, Buffalo Summer, Texas Flood, Turbogeist, Voodoo Six and at Beach Break festival.

Beth Blade and the Beautiful Disasters

Metal Wales
Beth Blade and The Beautiful Disasters are a Melodic Hard Rock band from Cardiff South Wales. Monster riffs, huge choruses and rock and roll attitude.

Chaos Trigger

Metal Wales
Chaos Trigger are a progressive metal band from South Wales, UK. Playing metal that isn`e2`80`99t constrained by boundaries and happy to let this show in the music they release Chaos Trigger has continued to move forward and are always looking to expand their sound.

Decidian

Metal Wales
Formed in 2011, North Wales band Decidian went through a number of line up changes but since then, the quintet have made a name for themselves on the North Wales circuit.

Distance Within

Metal Wales
Distance Within are a 6 piece Experimental Metal band From South Wales, Formed in 2008 have gone through many changes with members and sound. At the beggining of 2010 with the arrival of a second vocalist have a strong line up and are ready to hit the scene with big shows.

Electric Furnace

Metal Wales
Formed in 2010, Electric Furnace were formed by Westy and Kilby following the disintegration of South Wales punk/hard rock band First Among Equals. Recruiting Mikey T who formerly drummed for the Donde Stars and with Westy switching from drums to bass, the three merged to form Electric Furnace.

Everyday Heroes

Metal Wales
Everyday Heroes are a 4-piece Hard Rock band from the South Wales Valleys.

Florence Black

Metal Wales
Florence Black are a 3 piece who are all South Wales natives. Childhood Friends, the trio have grown together into a tight, raucous band of brothers.

Hangfire

Metal Wales
Southern Welsh rockers Hangfire serve up a massive slab of blues groove with monsterous power and melody.

Hunted

Metal Wales
Born from a shared passion for metal music in all its forms, Cardiff-based band HUNTED began life as a four-piece covering the bands that first inspired them to play.

Insuna

Metal Wales
Insuna have been active since spring of 2010 and have built a steady following both locally ( through gigs in South Wales), nationally ( through online merch sales), and even internationally, (with their various social networking sites).

Leaving Dionysus

Metal Wales
We don’t have much info for this band but the music speaks volumes.

Outgunned

Metal Wales
Formed in 2008, Outgunned are a four-piece metal outfit emerging from Newport, South Wales. Armed with a hard-working attitude and fistfuls of ambition, the last few years have seen them grow to become an infamous and well-respected live band, helping to build on the South Wales scene.

Panic Room

Metal Wales
PANIC ROOM are the award-winning UK band who blaze together a fusion of rock, pop, indie, funk & hypnotic sounds, to unleash ‘a fire of mesmerising music’.

Psycho Kiss

Metal Wales
Psycho Kiss formed out of the ashes of Sister Bliss in 1994 by Helen and Penfold who were studying perfoming arts at Neath College, South Wales.

Ravenheart

Metal Wales
Ravenheart are a band from West Wales with a strong passion for producing their own original style of metal.

Red Room Therapy

Metal Wales
Whiskey drinking, Pokemon playing, Alternative Rock Band from the Cynon Valley.

Revoker

Metal Wales
Revoker nod to heavy metal’s past, while fueling the flame of its future.

Scream Allegiance

Metal Wales
When friends Dean Cook and Mark Cullimore formed the band way back in the twentieth century, it started with covers of Thin Lizzy, Metallica, Maiden and Foo Fighters. All was fun for a while, but there was always a distinct preference for full-on METAL that the standard cover crowd just couldn’t fathom.

SDR

Metal Wales
After passing on such names as Infinitum, Cheese on toast, Metalfest, Blue toe, and even being threatened to leave the name overshadow alone, it was a slow start. Then some one utterd the words – Self Defence Required. A moniker for the quartet was found, and S.D.R. were born.

Skindred

Metal Wales
Skindred are totally unique and remain without peer in music today. The quintessentially British band is the only one to have combined elements of punk, rock, metal, reggae and electronic music with such success.

The Boom Sons

Metal Wales
Glittering Welsh trio put their own spin on Dirty Blues Alt-rock.
The Boom Sons are an Explosion of live energy and feel good festival vibes driven by their meaningful Power driven bluesy alt rock experimental weirdness.

The Devolved

Metal Wales
The Devolved formed in 2016, based in Cardiff, Wales (part of the UK ;)). Our sound is somewhere between Thrash, Post-Thrash and Classic Metal, our ethos is all grade A, no B stuff, mainly because of our guitarist is so damn picky!

The Drowning

Metal Wales
Since their formation in 2003, The Drowning have strived in the pursuit, to further push the boundaries of the genre, be it backwards or forwards.

With their debut album, released through Casket Records “When the Light was Taken from Us” has been greeted by critics alike.

The Drowning believe they have found their niche in the market and provide members of an already established and growing fan base, with their own style of melancholic dark metal.

The Happenin

Metal Wales
Rocking the UK since the late 80’s, The Happenin have built up a strong fanbase and are back playing live with new material.

The Texas Flood

Metal Wales
The Texas Flood are a rock trio from the heart of industrial South Wales. Three like minded individuals with the aim of creating ‘balls to the wall rock and roll’.

The UnDivided

Metal Wales
Driven by a desire to create the kind of noise people simply have to stand up and hear, the most exciting- not to mention anthemic- rock act to emerge from South Wales in decades are finally ready to reveal their inaugural long player. And not a moment too soon.

Torquemada

Metal Wales
Torquemada was formed on 22nd July 2012 when guitarist Christopher Failla recruited bassist Michael Libbiter with the aim of creating a modern fusion of Glam Metal. They began forming some of the riffs which would stem the beginnings of Torquemada’s repertoire of original material.

Triaxis

Metal Wales
In an age when so many bands come and go as they jump on the latest trend, Triaxis stand out as a bastion for timeless Heavy Metal.

Warsaw

Metal Wales
Bringing the Muscle, through a combination of power, thrash, epicness, weight, slam, groove, blast and speed. Be prepared for a musical onslaught that will puncture your lungs, boil your skull and tear off your underpants.