Tags : metalcore

Track Review: Alter Ego //Ark

Ark are an unsigned band from Southampton. Formed in 2012, they spent the next four years honing their craft, and earlier this month released their debut single ‘Alter Ego’. The track was produced by Nick Taliodaros, drummer of metalcore band Our Hollow Our Home. ‘Alter Ego’ is punchy and in your face. It could be […]Read More

EP Review: Soul Searcher // Griever

Bournemouth metallers Griever play fast, technical riffs inspired by the likes of Killswitch Engage and Trivium. They release their new EP, Soul Searcher on 27th May, where technicality is put to good use, along with some thundering breakdowns. The title track is a good example, its melodic chorus and catchy guitar licks showing Griever to […]Read More

Album Review: Peaceless // Lock & Key

“You fucking cockroach”, screams Lock & Key vocalist Rich Lardner on ‘Hostile’, the angry opener to debut album Peaceless. A track full of energy and snarling rage, it is a solid introduction to the bands’ balls to the wall hardcore. Lock & Key formed in 2013 and have toured with Bury Tomorrow and Deez Nuts. Peaceless, which […]Read More

Album Review: Set to Stun and the Desperado Undead //

Following tours with Motionless in White and Asking Alexandria, Set to Stun are redefining the face of metalcore. Their debut album, Set to Stun and the Desperado Undead, is a concept about about a character called Amadeus, who leads an army of the oppressed against the government. By doing this, he abandons his sense of […]Read More

Album Review: Ire // Parkway Drive

The new record from Australian metalcore band Parkway Drive has been one of the most anticipated of the year, since the release of the song ‘Vice Grip’ showed a fairly big shift in sound, although admittedly not an unexpected one. The decision to add more general heavy metal influences and branch out into a more […]Read More

Track Review: Release // Forgotten Shores

Forgotten Shores were formed in 2013, but are making waves on the local scene. They played the Introducing stage at Butserfest, in addition to various shows around Southampton and Portsmouth. This includes a support slot for Prolong the Agony and Our Hollow, Our Home in November. Their track ‘Release’ was brought out in July, and […]Read More

Music News: Underoath Announce 2016 Reunion Show

The dissolution of Florida’s post-hardcore sextet Underoath in 2013 left a hole in heavy music, but after teasers on social media that “rebirth is coming”, the band have officially announced that they will be performing at California’s Self-Help Festival in March next year. This will also mark their first performance with drummer, clean vocalist and founding […]Read More