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Mateo Ottie

I make loud guitar noises and have unpopular opinions. If it’s underground alternative or progressive metal, I probably like it.

REVIEW: Norma Jean – ‘Deathrattle Sing For Me’

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One of the most consistent and tenured bands in metalcore, Norma Jean are back with their first album in 3 years, ‘Deathrattle Sing For Me’. The band’s consistency is almost anomalous for an outfit that has a revolving door of lineup changes, with ‘DSFM’ being the latest in a string of incredibly strong records since […]

Metalcore Act Sindria Premiere New Single “The Chapel” (Track Analysis)

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New metalcore outfit Sindria have released their brand new single “The Chapel”, alongside a music video that is premiering now exclusively via CaliberTV’s YouTube Channel. The band delivers a fresh take on the modern metalcore sound with the new track, invoking the likes of Sleep Token and Dayseeker with emotive and passionate vocals over ambient […]

The Gloom In The Corner Sign With Sharptone Records, Drop Single “Ronin”, Announce New Album

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Newly-signed up-and-coming Australian metalcore outfit The Gloom In The Corner have announced their sophomore album ‘Trinity‘, which releases October 28th via Sharptone Records. Dubbing themselves a “Cinema-core” band, The Gloom In The Corner steeps their music in cinematic concepts, with their releases telling a cohesive and connected story following a deep lore. ‘Trinity‘ is no […]

Kutless Releases 20th Anniversary EP Featuring Re-Recorded Versions Of Classic Hits

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Northwestern post-grunge outfit Kutless are celebrating their 20th anniversary as a band with the release of their new EP ‘Twenty‘, which features reimagined and re-recorded versions of some of their early 2000s hits from their debut self-titled album. Among the tracks revisited for the EP are the fan-favorites “Your Touch“, “Run“, and “Tonight“, which have […]

Slipknot Announces New Album ‘The End, So Far’ + Drops New Single “The Dying Song (Time To Sing)”

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The GRAMMY award-winning metal legends Slipknot have finally returned after months of teasing with their new single “The Dying Song (Time To Sing)”.  The band also dropped a visually stunning music video for the track, directed by their very own M. Shawn “Clown” Crahan. “The Dying Song (Time To Sing)” follows up “The Chapeltown Rag” […]

EP REVIEW: Spiritbox – ‘Rotoscope’

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The hottest band in metalcore right now, Spiritbox have dropped a surprise three song project titled ‘Rotoscope’ today, which is their first release since their debut full-length album ‘Eternal Blue’ last fall. ‘Rotoscope’ is a fantastic change of pace for the Canadian outfit, subverting the expectations many had for the band’s future releases. Departing heavily […]

EP Review: SENNA – ‘A Moment Of Quiet’

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Fresh off of signing with the esteemed label Sharptone Records, SENNA have released their debut EP ‘A Moment Of Quiet’. The EP is an impressive and emotive release, perfectly showcasing the German newcomers’ talent and potential with five stellar tracks, giving listeners a solid introduction and a glimpse into what the band is capable of. […]

REVIEW: Thornhill – ‘Heroine’

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3 years after their incredible debut album with ‘The Dark Pool’, Australian metalcore outfit Thornhill have returned for their sophomore release ‘Heroine’. The record sees the band forging their own path, going down an entirely different direction than what anyone could have predicted of them, trading out their progressive metalcore roots for ambient alternative metal […]

Myspace Emo Themed Short Film ‘Our Last Days As Kids’ Launches Kickstarter, Created By Spiritbox Video Director

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Award-winning music video director Dylan Hryciuk (Spiritbox, Senses Fail) has announced his debut movie project ‘Our Last Day As Kids‘, a coming-of-age short film taking place in the late-2000’s Myspace era. The film is a tribute to alternative culture, inspired by Dylan’s own personal experiences in the emo, punk, and metalcore scenes of 2005-2010. Attempting […]

Static Dress Release Nostalgic New Single “Fleahouse”

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Fast-rising UK post-hardcore outfit Static Dress have dropped the final single off of their upcoming highly-anticipated debut album ‘Rouge Carpet Disaster’, which drops May 18th titled “fleahouse”. The track feels straight out of 2004 with a nostalgic feel akin to the likes of Taking Back Sunday or Funeral For A Friend and one of the […]