This year will be a crucial one for many acts, both mega and obscure. But if anything’s clear, it’s that there are some seriously epic up-and-coming bands you need to keep an eye on.

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From alt acts IDKHBTFM and Pale Waves to heavy hitters Sharptooth and the Last Gang, take a look and take notes. You don’t want to sleep on any of these bands.

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