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10 underrated metalcore albums that deserve another listen
10 underrated metalcore albums that deserve another listen
These modern metalcore albums from the 2010s are all very different. They rework influences from progressive, alternative metal, hardcore punk, several branches of death metal and even shoegaze. Some were overshadowed by the success of other albums from these same artists and others were simply overlooked due to the sheer volume of music coming out...
Hear a heavy teaser for Volumes’ new media analyzing track “Pixelate”
Hear a heavy teaser for Volumes’ new media analyzing track “Pixelate”
Volumes were set to hit the road providing support for the Vengeance tour with co-headliners Attila and Xavier Wulf and while the outing has been postponed, the band are offering up a teaser for some new music. The band are teasing a new song called "Pixelate" discussing our media consumption as a society as part of Fearless Records' massive Fearless At Home livestream event.
Here are the 10 djent bands who gave the genre its start
Here are the 10 djent bands who gave the genre its start
Djent is a relatively new genre built by many incredible bands. While it’s become a standard part of metal now, it wouldn’t be as common without a handful of acts who pushed it to the mainstream. Sure, the earliest djent bands cite Meshuggah as inspiration for its formation, but without Volumes, Periphery, SikTh and others, it wouldn’t have made its way to becoming one of the most talked about sub
Periphery: The Complete Oral History From ‘Periphery I’ to ‘Hail Stan’
Periphery: The Complete Oral History From ‘Periphery I’ to ‘Hail Stan’
Washington, D.C.-based prog-metal outfit Periphery have packed a lot of playing into their 15-year existence. The complexity of their musicianship and their writing skills aren’t for the casual listener. At a time when it feels like most artistic junctures seem to be missing a few ventricles (read: “half-hearted”), the sextet triple down on their vision. That’s why th...
Meshuggah apologize for djent
Meshuggah apologize for djent
In a bit of underground music news that's somehow not a Hard Times article, Swedish prog-metal innovators Meshuggah have offered a tongue-in-cheek apology for inciting the rapid-paced, highly repetitive metal sub-genre known as djent. Read more: Here's Lil Uzi Vert moshing at a deathcore show As pointed out by Revolver, Meshuggah guitarist Mårten Hagström recently gave the informal apology in a v
Ex-Haarp Machine member joins Jarrod Alonge for “Cosmic Metaphysical Verisimilitude” djent parody
Ex-Haarp Machine member joins Jarrod Alonge for “Cosmic Metaphysical Verisimilitude” djent parody
Jarrod Alonge has teamed up with former Haarp Machine and Intervals member Mike Semesky for his latest single, "Cosmic Metaphysical Verisimilitude." The track points out the cliches found within the djent genre, which are really just large words strung together. Give it a lis ...