Welcome to 2019! There’s another year of stellar music coming that’s sure to blow us away, and bands that released some great albums in 2018 are sure to put their noses to the grindstone as well. While not all of the bands and musicians on our list are releasing new records this year, some are supporting recent records or newer material in the form of a handful of singles. Regardless, these 30 bands and musicians are all ones to keep on your radar. After all, we only recommend the best music in the world, right? Carry on, brethren.
Cane Hill – ‘Kill the Sun’ [EP] (8.5/10)
When CANE HILL made themselves known towards the end of 2014 they were foreshadowed as one of the main bands to bring back nu-metal. Not that the genre had ever really left, of course. Their debut single ‘Sunday School’ was a great blast of nu-metal nostalgia with some nice modern metalcore touches. Sadly, their debut album ‘Smile’ never quite lived up to the potential the band seemed to have. There was a huge amount of buzz and the reception was positive, but it just felt like they were capable of so much more. While there didn’t seem to be as much anticipation surrounding the follow up album, ‘Too Far Gone’, I feel they went all out and are really finding their identity. Back with their new EP ‘Kill the Sun’ to be released via Rise Records on January 18th 2019, this may make or break CANE HILL. Continue reading
In the span of just a few years, New Orleans, Louisiana metal band Cane Hill have gone from relatively unknown tour openers, to now touring with Sevendust. In addition, they embarked on their first major headlining tour earlier this year. They released their debut full-length studio album, ‘Smile’, on July 15, 2016. On January 19, 2018, their sophomore album ‘Too Far Gone’, was released, again via Rise Records. ‘Too Far Gone’ reached number 1 on Billboards Heatseakers Chart. Frontman Elijah Witt was kind enough to answer some questions about Cane Hill’s rituals before they go on stage, their biggest influences, and the music they’re listening to lately. Continue reading
New Orleans four-piece metal band Cane Hill will release a brand new EP titled Kill the Sun via Rise Records on January 18, 2019. It continues the band’s rapid ascension to the top of the music scene, as they seemingly never stop touring or recording music.