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Initial post: Dec 29, 2011, 7:39:29 PM PST
JustAGirl says:
I'm trying to find some new music to listen that isn't the popular, mainstream Indie genre (ie. Foster The People, Breathe Carolina, ect.) which seems to be the big thing right now. I'm pretty open when it comes to music, I listen to a variety of stuff but I really like alternative rock, metal and grunge style. I'm just interested in hearing about some new groups that actually have unique talent and individuality. I'd appreciate any feedback! :)

Posted on Dec 29, 2011, 9:33:53 PM PST
Last edited by the author on Dec 29, 2011, 9:52:00 PM PST
These folks are a bit quieter than what you may be looking for, but here goes:
I discovered them last week and my goodness, they're fantastic. Their second album is a pay-what-you want.

A bit of classic rock-ish stuff:
Once again, a pay-what-you-want deal.
I particularly recommend "Out of the Sky".

Also, let's not forget Snowmine:

If you're inerested in hearing about new groups with talent and individuality, look no further than The New Pornographers or The Mural And The Mint.

The New Pornos have paid albums, but I wholeheartedly recommend "Twin Cinema" or their newest one, "Together".

The Mural and The Mint are much like the Pornos in that they've also got wonderful harmonies and are very stylized. Their stuff can be found for free on their website:

I hope this is what you're looking for!

Posted on Dec 30, 2011, 12:36:47 PM PST
JustAGirl says:
Thanks for the suggestions, I'll definitely check 'em out!

In reply to an earlier post on Dec 30, 2011, 12:45:38 PM PST
Last edited by the author on Dec 30, 2011, 12:47:27 PM PST
mike says:
Check out this band you might like them.. Their name is Cobbler and they have 2 albums out :

The Change in Frequency

Stars Caught Fire

Posted on Dec 30, 2011, 3:00:28 PM PST
JustAGirl says:
Thanks, I'd never heard of them before but they sounded pretty good. Not sure what you think but they kinda reminded me of Switchfoot or Trapt.

Posted on Dec 30, 2011, 8:59:34 PM PST
Eric Jenkins says:
You should check out Anal Viper.

Posted on Jan 14, 2012, 5:31:40 PM PST
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Posted on Jan 15, 2012, 2:20:53 AM PST
NATURA says:
Check out ZNATURA

"Unique atmospheric blend of electric guitar, bass, and percussion that melds classic rock, blues, and alternative (New Age) rock together, creating a profound and exotic sound with a mellow chill."

Also in YouTube:

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Posted on Jan 16, 2012, 3:44:54 AM PST
Unborn Sun says:
Solar Wind EP

Posted on Feb 10, 2012, 9:24:15 AM PST
juanMa says:
Check out Message to Venus. The Envelope

Here is the promo video :)

Posted on Feb 13, 2012, 12:56:08 PM PST
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I would highly recommend The Mars Volta or if your into a little more of the punk stuff At the Drive-In. Granted they both have big followings and could be considered popular but they are definitely unique and a breath of fresh air.

Posted on Feb 14, 2012, 3:10:59 AM PST
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In reply to an earlier post on Feb 14, 2012, 10:39:56 AM PST
Orphie says:
If you're into hooks and harmonies, but a bit off center (ala XTC ) look into Field Music. Great stuff and a brand new album soon to break. Also a group from Canada called 'Mother Mother' have three very quirky releases. And if you're a bit more adventurous, there's an ambitious Sufjan Stevens album called The Age of ADZ that's really impressive.

Posted on Feb 14, 2012, 10:56:38 AM PST
hey justagirl you should check out wednesday 13. he's been in quite a few bands. it's like a horror punk-sometimes metal theme. he's awesome.
songs of his to check out-

'til death do us party-wednesday 13
home sweet homicide-wednesday 13

those are my favorites but i love everything.

Posted on Feb 16, 2012, 3:57:50 AM PST
Check out Cornerstone 'Somewhere In America, a great mixzure out of Alternative and Melodic Rock, highly recommended!!

In reply to an earlier post on Feb 16, 2012, 8:19:08 AM PST
Neptuneguy says:

Posted on Feb 16, 2012, 9:41:23 PM PST
Since you like alternative rock, I'll recommend my favourite visual kei band, BUCK-TICK. They're one of the most popular bands in Japan, but almost no one has heard of them in North America because they rarely tour outside of their own country, if ever. Here's the first YouTube video I ever saw of them, and it was love at first listen:

Hope you find some great new tunes in your search! :)

Posted on Feb 22, 2012, 6:03:16 PM PST
I'm into Metal and throw these out at you

Realm - Suiciety
Iron Maiden - The Final Frontier
OR most Iron Maiden albums
Early Flotsam and Jetsam

That's all I can think of at the moment

In reply to an earlier post on Feb 24, 2012, 7:45:47 AM PST
BZ says:
If you want something new you have to listen to NERO (of course that is if you haven't already)

Check out their new ablum Welcome to Reality it's amazing!!!!!!!!!!!

Posted on Feb 24, 2012, 10:10:40 AM PST
Paul Stevens says:
Hi guys,
If your looking for new music please check out my band 'Light Parades', we released our first EP last week and a music video to go with it. Our tracks are available to preview or buy on here, on our website (http://www.thelightparades.com), or the video can be viewed on our facebook or at youtube (links below).
Hope you enjoy the songs, and leave us a comment on our facebook or video if you do. Were working hard on the first album with a planend release for the Autumn/Fall 2012.
Stephen, Light Parades x

Posted on Feb 27, 2012, 11:14:58 AM PST
LarryD12 says:
we just released a record ... you can buy it or download it for free... the following link has connections to the facebook page amazon, itunes... youtube all of it.

Zombies Vampires and Taylor Swift Oh My !!! by Covergeist

Posted on Feb 28, 2012, 5:08:09 AM PST
train says:
These two bands have a classic rock/stoner/type sound that I like. I dont know if they are unknown, but I found them on a website and I havent seen much about them anywhere else.

Wolf People

Wierd Owl.

Give these bands a chance. Each of them have at least 2 lps out.


The Buffalo Killers are another new band that I have been groovin to lately

Posted on Feb 28, 2012, 9:30:41 AM PST
Check out Low-Fi or Youth Lagoon. They take a little getting used to but they are unique in their own way.
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