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The last decade in metal saw a ton of new standout metal and hardcore bands, from the massive success of Code Orange, Knocked Loose, Jinjer and plenty of others. Keeping up with music is difficult enough with well-established bands, but trying to discover new artists adds a neverending pit of good and bad to pick through. 

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Recently, Sleeping With Sirens frontman Kellin Quinn lent his vocal skills to metalcore newcomers It Comes In Waves for their track “Wolf In Disguise.”

Earlier this month, Quinn opened his email to guest vocal spot requests.

“Hey bands/solo artists! I have studio time booked in the next couple weeks and I’m open to doing some guest vocal work!” he tweeted. “[email protected] is my email! Hit me up! Let’s talk shop! Limited to 5 artists!”

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Quinn is no stranger to guest spots having teamed up with Fossil Youth on “Nobody’s Happy” and It Comes In Waves on “Wolf In Disguise” this year. He also launched his mentorship program under Dreamer Development Group and an accompanyng podcast. Under the program, he shared features and mentoring behind releases from RoseburgManic. and more.

In a follow-up to his guest vocal tweet, Quinn reflected on some of the work that’s been released this year so far.

“Last time I opened my email to guest vocal spots I got the opportunity to work with @FossilYouth @roseburg and @iciwband stoked to see what comes through this time :)”

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The new It Comes In Waves track sees their alt-leaning metalcore vibe showing off a deep driving guitar line coupled with a nasty breakdown while Quinn’s vocals take it from great to incredible.

Both the band and guest vocalist were incredibly stoked on how the track came together and tweeted out their excitement about the new song. 

You can check out “Wolf In Disguise” in the player below.