Tag: metalcore

December 1, 2016

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5 Christian Metal Bands You May Not Have Heard Of (2000's Version)

Here’s another one of those lists I’ve been working on. Primarily, the reoccurring genre this time ’round are in the ‘core genre. Hope you enjoy!

5. A Thousand Times Repent

Deathcore, as of late, has been extremely popular, especially with the last 4-5 years. If you want some good Christian deathcore, go listen to A Thousand Times Repent, as well as the Christian deathcore comps on Bandcamp. But back to the topic at hand. The band formed in 2006 as a sixpiece, one vocalist, one drummer, one bassist, and three guitarists. The band signed to Tribunal Records and released a single EP, Virtue Has Few Friends. Lineup changes ensued soon after and then disbanded around 2011, without any formal announcement. The band seemed to have some hype behind them back in the day, with the release of the EP. In more recent days, the band was given more press with… er… crime. Not the band members though, I assure you.

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November 18, 2016

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Facedown Records Announces "Facedown LTD."

Facedown Records has announced something incredible cool called “Facedown LTD.” which is a subscription based vinyl plan. There are 12 Vinyl Records available from Comeback Kid, xLookingForwardx, War of Ages (2), For Today, Gideon, Sleeping Giant, xDeathstarx, A Plea for Purging, Hands, xDisciplex AD, and Figure Four. Keep in mind that these are rare and limited to just 250 of each album. Some of these haven’t been pressed to vinyl before and the others will be rare collectors items in a few years. The price is $190 for all 12 Vinyl in a bundle (shipped at different times with last shipment in March 2017). You must pre-order by January 10th and there is a chance it’ll sell out before then. Order here. Continued →

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November 3, 2016

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Selfmindead Reunion

Selfmindead, Swedish metalcore band, has returned to the scene with what should be known as the classic lineup. I made that up, but it seems to hold true. The band announced they were reuniting for Brainstorm Festival, a music festival in the Netherlands, on November 12, 2016. Continued →

October 28, 2016

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Chaotic Metalcore Band Tease New Album

Chaotic metalcore/mathcore band What We Do In Secret teased the soon-to-be-released album, Love | Chaos on the band’s Facebook. The band formed in 2012 with friends Vocalist Josh Adams, Guitarist Nathan Moody, Bassist Drew Nance and Drummer Devin Harris. Moody has since left the band and was replaced by Guitarist Clay Crenshaw. Continued →

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October 16, 2016

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ZAO Unleash The Virus

ZAO are back with a punishing, terrorizing new song to remind you why they are one of the best long running metalcore bands still at it today. The song is titled “Observed/Observer” and is off the album “The Well Intentioned Virus” due out December 9th. Pre-order here and here. Continued →

June 18, 2015

Come and Rest

INTERVIEW : Come and Rest

Chances are you might not have heard of Come and Rest. The metalcore group out of Atlanta, GA, recently released a new EP called Blacklist. This stuff is hard-hitting with dark melodies and a tone to match. Frontman Noel Alejandro was kind enough to chat with me over the phone to discuss the thought process behind their second independent release. Continued →

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