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Bad Omens announce fall North American tour with ERRA and I See Stars

The Concrete Forever tour will also feature support from ERRA and I See Stars. See the full list of dates here.

11 artists who are influenced by Joey Jordison’s legendary drumming

Do you remember the first time you saw Joey Jordison mastering the art of drumming upside down? Of course you do; that moment is seared in our minds. The sheer talent and innovation of the name behind the rise of Slipknot, Murderdolls, Vimic, Scar The Martyr and Sinsaenum can never be underestimated. This week, we […]

Ashland return with piercing new anthem “Misery”—watch

Pop-rock duo Ashland have released their latest song “Misery,” the first single from their upcoming EP, I. They also shared a new music video for the song, complete with fishnets and dead roses to add to the angsty vibe. “Misery” is a biting track about wanting the worst for someone after they ruined your life. […]

Hear shYbeast (I See Stars) and YULTRON find positivity in new collab

shYbeast (I See Stars‘ Devin Oliver) and producer/ DJ YULTRON have teamed up for an uplifting new collaboration. Together, the duo wrote and produced “Got The Blood,” a song that’s about finding positivity in even the darkest of times. Read more: It looks like Wendy’s is a big fan of My Chemical Romance’s ‘Black Parade’ […]

These 10 metalcore bands used electronics to make things even heavier

Metalcore has always been about the pursuit of extremity. Furious tempos, warp-speed guitar shredding and painful throat-shearing were the hallmarks of the sound. But in the later part of the 2000s and throughout the following decade, the game changed a bit. The shredders started listening to dubstep or maybe their honeys took them to Electric […]

These 12 forgotten metalcore tracks once ruled over your playlists

With COVID-19 decimating live music and shows this year, it’s only natural for us to wax nostalgic.  As long as we can listen to shredding solos, blast beats and singers imitating velociraptors, everything would be fine. Not this year, though. Instead, we’re going to remind you about 12 forgotten metalcore tracks that ruled the damned […]

Here’s how shYbeast inspired Devin Oliver for I See Stars’ next album

Since the release of Treehouse in 2016, fans of electronic-hardcore outfit I See Stars have been patiently waiting for the band’s next full-length. While frontman Devin Oliver has been toiling away on his new solo endeavor shYbeast for the past few years, the singer recently revealed exciting details about the upcoming ISS album.  Oliver has […]

10 metalcore bands who normalized electronic influences in the 2000s

During the 2000s and early 2010s, a surge of electronic influences found their way into metalcore as EDM became the biggest genre in music at the time. Warped Tour was flooded with synths and neon skinny jeans instead of mohawks and stick-and-poke tattoos as the flavor of the day became electronicore bands. While it’s tapered […]

Kayzo recruits Bad Omens for electro-charged “Suffocate”—listen

Kayzo continues to dominate the EDM-alternative crossover space with another epic collab. Recruiting rock act Bad Omens, the scene’s favorite DJ is teaming up exclusively with AltPress to premiere their new riff-fueled track, “Suffocate.” Bad Omens frontman Noah Sebastian and guitarist Joakim “Jolly” Karlsson join Kayzo’s ever-expanding resume of collabs. Previous team-ups include All Time […]

shYbeast (I See Stars) asks "Will Your Heart Have Room" on new track

Devin Oliver is no stranger to the alt-electronic scene. After making his debut as the frontman of I See Stars, sharing a stage with countless artists on Warped Tour, as well as Nine Inch Nails and Bring Me The Horizon, Oliver is channeling his energy and emotions into his solo project under the moniker, shYbeast. […]

Chase Your Words say goodbye to negative past in new “Sayonara” video

Chase Your Words are no strangers to the scene. Following their inception in 2013, the group have worked alongside and toured with several notable names in alternative music, including Sleeping With Sirens, I See Stars and the Wonder Years. After their signing to Lost Music Collective owned by Vinnie Fiorello of Less Than Jake, the […]

14 metalcore songs you probably forgot about

The true golden era of metalcore can—and will—be debated until the end of time, but the years between 2006 and 2011 were a notable period for our scene. Heavy music progressed into something that resonated with so many people. Aggressive verses, soaring choruses and, of course, outrageous, scene-shattering breakdowns ruled our speakers. It’s hard to […]

10 songs to get you hyped for the Area 51 raid next month

Area 51 has gotten some attention lately, and not in the way you’d expect. For whatever reason, someone made a Facebook event planning to “storm” the Air Force base. Of course, the internet did what it does, and over a million people RSVPed for the event along with actual FB groups being created. No one […]

Kayzo helps Kyle Pavone fulfill posthumous genre-melding dreams

Hayden Capuozzo, known as the DJ and producer Kayzo, is cementing his spot in the world of rock and electronic music with his new album, Unleashed. Teaming up with some of the most revered artists in alternative and modern rock, Kayzo has created a crossover genre that challenges sonic boundaries with its versatile sound. Unleashed […]

Kayzo drops mind-breaking new video with shYbeast, Frank Zummo

The joining of the scene and EDM continues with the latest video from Kayzo, shYbeast and Sum 41 drummer Frank Zummo for “Cruel Love.” The latest crossover is a prime example of the astonishing collabs that have been popularized as of late. Along with far-out video complementing the track’s rugged drops, the trio strike a balance between multiple genres […]

The best acoustic renditions of heavy songs if you're tired of breakdowns

We love to keep it heavy with face-melting solos and excruciating screams. But sometimes it’s important to unplug the amps and let the emotions pour out from the soul—even if you’re too “metal” for that.   Featuring Slipknot and Bring Me The Horizon, here are 10 acoustic renditions of heavy songs you need to check out.  […]

10 explosive breakdowns heavier than the Fourth of July fireworks

Breakdowns are the only thing more explosive and exhilarating than the Fourth of July fireworks. Even if you miss those, we have a handful of hefty ones that’ll fulfill your celebratory needs this holiday. Featuring essential hits from Of Mice & Men, August Burns Red and Parkway Drive, these breathtaking breakdowns will rock your Fourth […]

Warped Tour: The only tour that mattered since 1995

Starting June 29-30 in Atlantic City, New Jersey, the Vans Warped Tour will hold its final high-decibel celebrations of punk rock and youth culture. Once the traveling roadshow returns to Shoreline Amphitheatre in Mountain View, California, July 20 and 21, founder Kevin Lyman’s great touring experiment will become a part of rock ’n’ roll history, […]

Alex Gaskarth, Kayzo watch as the room goes “Up In Flames”

Alex Gaskarth has been keeping plenty busy between All Time Low and Simple Creatures, but that’s not to say he doesn’t have time to try something new. Hardcore ATL fans might argue Gaskarth dabbled in electronic with joke track “Sticks, Stones And Techno” circa 2005. However, Kayzo collab “Up In Flames” marks his first true venture into […]

Devin Oliver has his own story to tell with shYbeast

I See Stars frontman Devin Oliver returns with a new electronic project called shYbeast after two years of life transformations, a serious medical issue and a transplant move to Los Angeles from his home state of Michigan. The iconic blond Legolas-like locks that’s been his signature look for years have been swapped out for a […]

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