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Following the recent announcement that one of the fastest growing movements in rock music is to release a special edition 2CD compilation in July, NWOCR have unveiled the tracklist for this highly anticipated album. Featuring 42 tracks, ‘The Official New Wave Of Classic Rock – Volume 1’ is a double CD compilation album that features […]
Just A Ride are on a mission to revive the spirit of the early ’90s alternative rock scene that burst out of Seattle and influenced a generation. Huge fans of Stone Temple Pilots, Soundgarden, and Pearl Jam, the UK-based four-piece draws influences from that era. Combining this with their millennial punk rock and nu-metal upbringing, […]
Fires of Freya are a North East of England electrifying rock band with exhilarating monster guitar riffs and powerhouse raw vocals. Their supercharged emotive music is an eclectic mix of rock songs that create a live performance that is engaging from the very first note to the last. ERB is proud to premiere the video […]
Divinity Rise release ‘Billie Jean’ 9th April 2021. This classic Michael Jackson song touches the hearts and minds of all who hear it. Choosing to cover this song was an ambition of the band, but they wanted to take their own unique stance on the iconic tune. Initial inspiration came from Simon, who produced an […]
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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
Will Preston is one sixth of Welsh rock band, Black Lakes. Based in Bristol, he can often be found near the bar at a gig in any one of the multiple awesome music venues in the city. A lifelong lover of a wide range of music, Will jumped at the chance to share the music and bands that he loves with our listeners, playing the most recent releases from across the world of metal from both bands you know and bands you should know! Tune into Will’s Monday Night Metal every Monday from 20:00Learn 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
Simon introduces new bands/artists and music on Emerging Rock Bands Radio. On this page you will find links to all of his latest shows. As well as being a presenter on ERB radio, Simon is also a songwriter & performer for the band Divinity Rise ‘Simon Introduces’ airs on Thursdays at 19:00.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
Bob Freeman, aka Agent Cowboy, has been following the Emerging Rock scene for a few years now and, loves it. His shows on ERB Radio will feature bands he has seen as well as those that have been recommended, from those that know a lot more! Growing up in the 60’s and 70’s, his musical likes cover a wide range, so his shows may take different directions…..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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