A new generation of rock artists is blooming and we’ve rounded up 12 of the most exciting emerging artists. From a rich revival of classic rock to modern versions of the genre, check out these awesome artists and maybe find yourself a new favorite.
The Glorious Sons are one of Canada’s most promising young talents, having recently topped the Canadian rock charts with “SOS (Sawed Off Shotgun). The song reached 5.5 million plays on YouTube and they even landed a sacred first place for the Rolling Stones on tour. The band’s second album, Young beauties and crazy, even won a JUNO award for best rock album in 2018.
Yungblud is another explosive new act, rising several levels in popularity this year alone. In just two weeks, “Parents” has nearly five million views on YouTube, and Yungblud’s collaboration with MGK and Travis Barker, “I Think I’m Alright,” racked up 13 million YouTube streams in just one month. Even more impressive, Yungblud’s “11 Minutes” has over 32 million views on YouTube since its release in February.
When it comes to spinning classic sounds with a dark, modern twist, Twin Temple has unlocked a refreshing and devilish subgenre – the satanic doo-wop. 1950s girl groups like The Chantels and The Ronettes were immaculately clean and family-friendly, but Twin Temple wrote about sexual magic, death, and runaway with Satan.
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