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Slipknot emphasize the importance of family at this year’s Knotfest
Slipknot emphasize the importance of family at this year’s Knotfest
On Friday, Nov. 5, Los Angeles hosted what could be argued as the biggest event metal and hard rock has seen in this decade so far. The event was none other than Knotfest, the traveling roadshow curated and headlined by metal legends Slipknot, who brought with them an incredible roster of bands and artists who are leading the pack of elevating the genre to its highest level in years...
Every Time I Die release long-awaited ninth studio album, ‘Radical’
Every Time I Die release long-awaited ninth studio album, ‘Radical’
Every Time I Die are continuing to stay at the top of their game with the release of Radical, their first full-length in five years. Radical captures the essence of Every Time I Die, merging clever lyricism with abrasive rock. The new album serves as a solid example of the successful consistency that the band’s music encompasses. Rea...
Empty drop “Temporary High” video ahead of upcoming album ‘Made Of Fire’
Empty drop “Temporary High” video ahead of upcoming album ‘Made Of Fire’
Alt-rock group Empty have released a new video for their song “Temporary High.” The track comes ahead of their sophomore full-length, Made Of Fire. "Temporary High" is a catchy anthem about relationships where you keep going back to someone even though you know they’re bad for you. The band detaile...
Underoath’s new single “Damn Excuses” is necessary listening–check it
Underoath’s new single “Damn Excuses” is necessary listening–check it
Underoath remains steady in their two-decade-long project of maintaining heavier-than-hell originality in their latest track, “Damn Excuses.” The new track was released via Fearless Records. It’s the latest studio release since the band’s reimagined take on Rezz’s “Someone Else” in 2020. The song is their first original music s...
Bad Omens made their album to help others “feel in control and powerful”
Bad Omens made their album to help others “feel in control and powerful”
Much has been written about Bad Omens’ comparisons to scene giants such as Bring Me The Horizon, Beartooth, Underoath or Slipknot—quite a diverse pool from which to draw. Sure, those bands have all flirted with metalcore, but the ultimate unifier is their ability to transcend heavy music in general, be that in style, appeal or both. As such, t...
15 metalcore videos that are making 2021 a massive year for the genre
15 metalcore videos that are making 2021 a massive year for the genre
From animated high-speed chases to fiery explosions on LED panels to straightforward clips of musicians pouring their hearts out, there are so many different directions a metalcore band can take when crafting the perfect music video. Artists are tasked with determining which visual effects will best enhance the story being told in the song...
Wristmeetrazor explore catch-22 metaphor in “Anemic (The Same Six Words)”
Wristmeetrazor explore catch-22 metaphor in “Anemic (The Same Six Words)”
Metalcore four-piece Wristmeetrazor have shared the new video for “Anemic (The Same Six Words)” ahead of their upcoming album, Replica Of A Strange Love. Premiering exclusively with Alternative Press, the raging song is an emotional commentary on how pointless it is to accept circumstances as they are. Inspired b...

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