stray from the path

How Stray From The Path made their 10th album Euthanasia feel like a nuclear blast

On “Ladder Work,” the final track from Long Island metalcore band Stray From The Path’s latest album, Euthanasia, fans hear a chirpy voice deliver one of the most chilling answering machine messages you’ve ever heard. “Hello! To meet the criteria required for euthanasia, you must have an incurable, constant state of unbearable suffering. If you think you […]

Glassjaw's top 10 most influential songs

Glassjaw’s discography is famous for turbulent guitar riffs, cascading rhythms and the animated vocals of frontman Daryl Palumbo alongside multi-instrumentalist Justin Beck. Although the duo are routinely categorized as rock, their artistry is far more complex. There are elements of metal, of screamo, of punk, of pop. Regardless of numerous lineup changes, they’ve been able […]

Stray From The Path release savage anthem “Guillotine”–listen

Stray From The Path return with their latest single “Guillotine” – a raging anthem, savagely aiming fire at those who profit from corruption.  “Guillotine” is their first studio track since their 2019 album Internal Atomics. Stray From The Path teased the song to fans on social media prior to the release, causing high anticipation for […]

Bad Omens release ‘THE DEATH OF PEACE OF MIND’—listen

Bad Omens have released their new album, THE DEATH OF PEACE OF MIND, via Sumerian Records. To celebrate, they hosted a livestream album release event. Read more: Bad Omens drop “Like A Villain” ahead of ‘THE DEATH OF PEACE OF MIND’ According to a press release, the first single, “THE DEATH OF PEACE OF MIND,” […]

15 music producers who made major career moves with their early work

In the music world, everybody has to start somewhere. While a producer’s early albums are their proving ground for a bright future in the field, they also need luck on their side to find a successful band and a scene-changing album to springboard the rest of their career into the stratosphere. From legendary production masters […]

By using solely instrumentals, Loathe crafted the perfect meditation album

To put it simply, Kadeem France is really good at his job. While performing with Loathe, his guttural screams and concussive growls reach into the human psyche to awaken something from our deep evolutionary past, something primal and aggressive. That voice, when combined with his commanding stage presence, turns France into a brooding, kinetic ringmaster […]

See why MGK’s opinion on musician footwear is sparking a discussion

It looks like Machine Gun Kelly has sparked quite the debate about Warped Tour and “appropriate” punk rock stage attire. This week, the Tickets To My Downfall performer opened up about why artists in the rock industry shouldn’t wear “comfortable shoes” onstage. Of course, many musicians have now shared their thoughts on the rapper’s opinions. […]

Here's 10 protest songs to keep you informed, inspired and united

The protest song is a classic art form that touches your head and your heart simultaneously. It makes no difference what country issued your passport. Whether it’s the stirring messages of a South American teacher, the climate of  early-’70s America or walking outside your door, any song that implores you to make the world better […]

10 protest songs meant to bring unity among people fighting for their rights

Throughout history, people have used their right to protest social issues to create meaningful changes or bring awareness to problems after calling for a better world. Music has long attached itself to this by capturing the voices of the oppressed. Whether it’s fighting for human rights, ending systemic racism, accepting refugees who escaped war-torn countries […]

10 times Post Malone proved he could sing anything

By now, we all either know, or need to accept, that Post Malone can do anything. Even though he’s one of the most popular rappers right now, he dabbles with everything, from collaborating with artists such as Ozzy Osbourne to working on projects with brands such as Crocs and Bud Light.  He’s larger than life, but […]

Top 20 hardcore bands with deeply inspirational lyrics

Hardcore bands are often praised for heavy instrumentals, but their lyrics are equally as important to the music quality. The artists working in this genre have often gone through life experiences leading them toward this type of music, and expressing their emotions in their lyrics reflects their skills in capturing the sentiment of so many […]

The Amity Affliction foster better mental health discourse on new album

Two years ago, the Amity Affliction made a hard departure for a softer electronic-leaning sound, marking a necessary step in the band’s development, but with their new album, Everyone Loves You… Once You Leave Them, they’re returning to their heavy roots. The experimentation on their last album may have been short lived, but with the […]

The Ghost Inside drummer Andrew Tkaczyk confirms “the record is done”

The Ghost Inside have officially finished their album according to drummer Andrew Tkaczyk. The last bit of news we received was back in August when the band posted a photo of them in the studio with A Day To Remember‘s Jeremy McKinnon. The Ghost Inside haven’t had an easy time as a band. Just over […]

Sleeping With Sirens announce co-headlining tour with the Amity Affliction

Sleeping With Sirens are currently in midst of the Medicine tour with Set It Off, but the band aren’t slowing down anytime soon. SWS are now revealing a stacked co-headlining run with the Amity Affliction kicking off in April. The tour will begin April 15 in Reno, Nevada and conclude May 23 in Milwaukee with […]

Slam Dunk Fest adds Dance Gavin Dance, We Came As Romans, more

Slam Dunk Festival added ten more bands to their already stacked 2020 lineup, yesterday. Some of the additions include Bury Tomorrow, We Came As Romans and Dance Gavin Dance. In September, the festival announced the first set of artists with acts such as Don Broco, State Champs, and Four Year Strong. Read More: Higher Power add headlining shows to album launch […]

Top 10 hip-hop and metal collaborations you need to hear

Metal and hip-hop share many similarities in values, ethics and, increasingly now, overall aesthetic of the artists, but it’s rare when the two genres meet up with each other. From early collaborations between Aerosmith and Run-D.M.C. or Anthrax and Public Enemy, it’s evident that guitars and rap can collide in meaningful ways, and the mix […]

Epicenter 2020 lineup has Papa Roach, I Prevail, more joining Metallica

Epicenter is back and louder than ever with the release of its 2020 festival lineup. The three-day music festival features an enormous array of top rock groups performing on four different stages.  As previously announced, Metallica will exclusively headline all five of Danny Wimmer Presents’ hard rock festivals in 2020, with Epicenter being the first. They […]

Varials drop heavy beatdown track "In Darkness" along with video

Metalcore act Varials are dropping their sophomore album In Darkness tomorrow, but before then they’re giving fans a taste of the new record through the title track. “In Darkness” arrives alongside a new music video featuring glitchy visuals to back the aggressive breakdowns. Read More: Refused release heavy new anti-capitalist track “Economy Of Death” The new song, premiering on Decibel, is […]

Stray From The Path unleash massive new track "Fortune Teller"

Hardcore heavyweights Stray From The Path have unveiled a massive new single, giving fans a glimpse into what’s to come. The blistering new track acts as a followup to the band’s live album, Smash ‘Em Up: Live In Europe 2019. Check out “Fortune Teller” and its accompanying music video below! Read more: Frank Iero on Joe Jonas’ […]

20 heaviest metalcore breakdowns turning 10 in 2019

2009—a tremendous year of defining albums from big bands and soon-to-be game-changers in metalcore—seems like a lifetime ago. The Devil Wears Prada released their iconic third album, and blessthefall started a new era with vocalist Beau Bokan. Many bands did their part in cultivating the genre to its peak. Among the many memorable releases, we’ve […]

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