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The Breaking Bands Festival Emerging Rock Bands Stage will be graced by one of these very worthy bands on Friday 3rd June 2022. Shortlisted from 150 entries – down to just 12! THIS SATURDAY 16th January #ERBRadio has a very special day of shows lined up for all you lucky listeners. ALL TWELVE bands will […]
The Music Venue Trust report that attendance has dropped by a catastrophic 23% in one week since the government’s Plan B announcement and state that immediate action is needed. A catastrophic drop in attendance, advance ticket sales and spend per head has hit Grassroots Music Venues since the Government announced the implementation of the Plan […]
The festival team have been working tirelessly for the last 6 months behind the scenes getting prepared for the first ever STMS Music & Beer Festival taking place 5-7th August 2022 and have a number of announcements. Firstly, we are thrilled to announce that the STMS Music & Beer Festival will be held at Umberslade […]
Stonedead are delighted to announce that the Opening Poll Winner for STONEDEAD 2022 is These Wicked Rivers. The competition was very fierce with a fantastic number of bands entering and votes cast for the Opening Poll. The Stonedead team would like to thank all the bands who entered and all those people who took the […]
The latest issue features an array of emerging bands that span the rock and metal genres #ERBMagazine has something for everyone this Christmas! Order your copy now to get it before the big day! In this issue: Features on: The Fallen State | The Karma Effect | #IanMiles | The Virginmarys | Marshall Records | […]
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Dean has a real love and passion for rock music in general, but a special soft spot for emerging rock bands. Dean loves attending intimate venues to see potential stars of the future and build up a friendship with bands. Dean delivers the best in emerging rock with the odd established band thrown in as well. A show for lovers of rock music looking for new and exciting bands to follow! Listen to ‘Dean Delivers Rock’ on Mondays at 19:00.Learn more
Forever Forte with Naomi Sanders Hey, I’m Naomi, welcome to Forever Forte! I wanted to create a space for more than just the known names, but for those that aren’t talked about a lot. So I’m gonna talk about them here! So tune in, rock out, and find something new – here, we’re Forever Forte! ‘Forever Forte’ airs Mondays between 20:00 and 22:00Learn more
Luke presents the ‘Schizophonic Show', a fortnightly show of music he loves and/or whatever he can brusquely shoehorn into the ‘Rock’ category. From Punk to Prog, via Grindcore, Ska, Stoner, Indie and all along the way. He plays what he likes and he likes what he ruddy well plays. ‘Schizophonic’ airs alternate Tuesdays 19:00-20:00Learn more
Gary Cox (known simply as The Pie Man) and his lovely wife Helen are well known around the rock scene after baking bespoke pies and pastries for various bands including Stone Broken, The Rocket Dolls, Those Damn Crows and the amazing Monster Truck to name but a few. The Pie Man’s Great Rock n’ Roll Bake Off live events have been entertaining fans throughout lockdown with special appearances from members of Ryders Creed, 13 Stars, These Wicked Rivers, Tequila Mockingbyrd and Massive Wagons. ERB are delighted to welcome Gary to our presenting team and you can tune in to his ‘Pie Man Rocks’ show alternate Tuesday Nights from 8pm.Learn more
George Hill presents the Rifftastic Rock Show. Guaranteed to get you playing air guitar and pulling those faces that guitarists make when they are bending strings. George aims to bring you some new bands, some unsung heroes and the odd classic track. If it has a great riff and ticks all the boxes, its going in the show! Tune in and turn it up to 11!Learn more
ARE YOU IN A BAND? Then you need to tune in to our SPECIAL BREAKING BANDS RADIO SHOW TONIGHT at 7pm! Matt & George will be joined by special guest and Breaking Bands mastermind Jay McGuire who will be giving details of how you can ENTER YOUR BAND to open on the ERB STAGE!Learn more
Being one fifth of The Rock Co-operative, ‘Wardy’ knows a thing or two about good music. Having organised gigs with loads of great bands and become good friends with the rock stars of the future, Mike has many funny and insightful stories as well as some cracking music to play for you. ‘Rock the Wardy Way’ is on Fridays between 19:00 and 20:00.Learn more
Gareth Endean presents ‘The Metal Show’, combining music from the best new metal bands with his own personal brand of idiocy. A lifelong metal fan, Gareth has walked the walk, talked the talk and as the author of ‘Half a Ton of Heavy Metal’ when we say he’s written the book on metal we mean it literally! ‘The Metal Show’ airs on Friday nights between 20:00 and 21:00. Your headbanger’s ball awaits!Learn more
Chris has been listening to rock music (and playing it!) since 1974 when an uncle pointed him in the right direction, and so grew up with Deep Purple, Thin Lizzy et al. He was the only mobile DJ in town who would play rock music! Having brought up a family, he got back into gigging in 2010 thanks to his daughters, and he’s been a regular gig and festival goer ever since. After all that time in rock, he’s never been more excited by the live rock scene than now. When lockdown began in 2020 he started his own radio show, and has been presenting ever since. His mission is to promote modern rock music, to bring these bands to a wider audience; all the best in new rock music with a few old favourites thrown in alongside.Learn more
Mike Ross is a talented solo artist and member of RHR, multi-instrumentalist, vocalist, songwriter and producer. Mike brings his passionate, wide-ranging, insightful love of music to ERB Radio, so expect his show to be an eclectic mix of classic and new rock, blues and more. What’s more, there’ll be a regular ‘peer to peer’ interview feature. ‘The Clovis Continuum’ is aired on Saturdays between 20:00 and 22:00.Learn more
Lucy plays the best of emerging rock bands alongside southern, blues, country and folk influenced tracks. Broadcasting on alternate Sunday evenings at 19:00 and Mondays at 01:00 for the US audience, tune in to ‘The Ultimate Line-Up’ and kick back and enjoy a kaleidoscope of music to end your weekend.Learn more
Two brothers, four long term friends, all of whom have played together in different bands over the last twenty years have come back together for the love of writing and performing original rock n roll and classic metal.
From its humble beginnings in Nottingham in 2015, the three-man rock band called BlitZ was formed. Taking their influences from artists like Queen, Kiss, AC/DC, Metallica, Guns ‘n Roses, Black Sabbath, Van Halen, David Bowie and Prince
Formed in 2019, Coral Snake are a 4-piece hard rock band from North East England. The band is true to its old school rock n’ roll roots with a modern flavour,
I write songs visually, like I paint,’ says singer songwriter and artist Ria Parfitt. ‘Everything’s an image.’
District 13 are a heavy alternative rock band based in London. The band came together when Asen (Drums) and Richard (Bass) placed an advert for a singer to start a new project. Jon (Vocals/Guitar) applied and District 13 was formed.
Call to the Faithful are an alternative rock band from Peterborough, UK, featuring (pictured left to right) Matt Beard on vocals, Ethan Grice on bass, Will Bowen on drums and Oscar Smith on guitar.
Quiet the Thief may have transformed their sound over the years but one thing always remains the same: their love for catchy groovy infectious dirty riffs. Forming back in 2014 bursting onto the scene with "Slow Running Train" a song that would define Quiet the Thief's debut EP "Beyond Wonderland" with hard classic rock with a modern twist.
Guns For Girls are a post-grunge alternative groove rock band from the Midlands, UK. Driving, riff-laden songs with strong melodies set them aside from anything you've heard before.
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