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REVIEW: OUTLINE IN COLOR – ‘IMPOSTER SYNDROME’; DOWN WITH THE SICKNESS

REVIEW: OUTLINE IN COLOR – ‘IMPOSTER SYNDROME’; DOWN WITH THE SICKNESS

With the release of Imposter Syndrome, metalcore maniacs Outline In Color are taking the necessary leap in a bigger direction. No more standardized breakdown into catchy chorus formulas. Instead, the newly rejuvenated Oklahoma-based quartet are unveiling a new (old?) lineup...
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TRACK ANALYSIS: GUILLOTINES – “LIES BENEATH THE SKIN”; FOR FANS OF HATEBREED AND BIGGIE SMALLS

TRACK ANALYSIS: GUILLOTINES – “LIES BENEATH THE SKIN”; FOR FANS OF HATEBREED AND BIGGIE SMALLS

Within the first 5 seconds of Guillotines' new single "Lies Beneath The Skin," I found myself astounded by the numerous nu metal and rap rock influences heard just from a single clean guitar line and vocal hook. My mind immediately...
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REVIEW: BURY TOMORROW – ‘CANNIBAL’; UK METALCORE FINDS ITS DEF LEPPARD

REVIEW: BURY TOMORROW – ‘CANNIBAL’; UK METALCORE FINDS ITS DEF LEPPARD

Neither pandemic, nor album delay, nor cancelled tour dates will stop the UK's Bury Tomorrow. Being one of the modern metalcore wave's premier names, they have dropped some real fire with their potently consistent new record, Cannibal. Adding to an...
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REVIEW: EMMURE – ‘HINDSIGHT’; THE 2020 VISION

REVIEW: EMMURE – ‘HINDSIGHT’; THE 2020 VISION

Naming an album Hindsight in the year 2020 is really something only a band like Emmure could get away with and not have their entire audience issue a collective eyeroll. A band built on pop culture references, satire and shock,...
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REVIEW: SELFISH THINGS – ‘LOGOS // ALTERNATIVE VERSIONS’; A SOMBER AND INTRIGUING SEQUEL

REVIEW: SELFISH THINGS – ‘LOGOS // ALTERNATIVE VERSIONS’; A SOMBER AND INTRIGUING SEQUEL

Toronto alternative rock group Selfish Things have just released an EP featuring three reimagined versions of songs off of their debut album Logos, as well as a Jon Bellion cover. Normally one of Selfish Things' more aggressive songs and driven...
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REVIEW: MAKE THEM SUFFER – ‘HOW TO SURVIVE A FUNERAL’; DEATH IS ONLY THE BEGINNING

REVIEW: MAKE THEM SUFFER – ‘HOW TO SURVIVE A FUNERAL’; DEATH IS ONLY THE BEGINNING

How To Survive A Funeral is a title that comes with a good bit of irony. For Perth, Australia's metalcore boundary-pushers Make Them Suffer, it also comes with some welcomed realization and a sense of balance. This is the same...
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