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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.

Bring Me The Horizon Release New Single “DiE4u”

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UK-based scene legends Bring Me The Horizon are back with the long-awaited and heavily teased new track “DiE4u“. “DiE4u” is the perfect culmination of the band’s hit albums ‘That’s The Spirit‘ and ‘Amo‘, laced with high-energy electronics and pop melodies intertwined driving rock guitars and intermittent screams. The track revisits frontman Oli Sykes‘ struggles with […]

Review: Thrice – ‘Horizons/East’; “A Mesmerizing Record Full Of Inspiration And Innovation”

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Veteran California post-hardcore outfit Thrice have returned with their 11th full-length studio album ‘Horizons/East’. The record is one of the band’s finest works to date, a vessel full of artistic expression and creativity that was entirely self-produced and recorded in the band’s own New Grass Studio during the Covid-19 pandemic and lockdowns. The record focuses […]

Review: Switchfoot – ‘Interrobang’

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To start this review, I’m going to make this clear, Switchfoot is my favorite band of all time. That said, the last decade of records from the band have been relatively hit or miss, ever since 2011’s ‘Vice Verses’, it felt like the band lost their authenticity and identity musically, putting out the commercialized pop […]

Imminence Unleash New Single “Ghost”

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Swedish alternative metalcore act Imminence have dropped their third new single of 2021 off of their upcoming yet-to-be-announced album titled “Ghost”. “Ghost” follows up “Temptation” & “Heaven In Hiding”, two singles that have both quickly become the band’s fastest growing tracks to date. “Ghost” follows in the vein of the former, a driving, brutal metalcore […]

Anberlin Return With First New Single In 7 Years “Two Graves”

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Florida-native alternative rock legends Anberlin have returned with their first new song in seven years since 2014’s farewell record ‘Lowborn’, titled “Two Graves”. “Two Graves” is Anberlin firing on all cylinders, with energizing guitars and an aggressive tone, the track is the heaviest song the band has ever released, complete with two breakdowns and an […]

Review: Phinehas – The Fire Itself

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The highly anticipated comeback record from melodic metalcore outfit Phinehas, ‘The Fire Itself’ has finally been released. The album is one of the best metalcore releases of the year, featuring incredible guitar work from Daniel Gailey (who joined Fit For A King during the band’s extended break), alongside a crushing vocal performance from Sean McCulloch and […]

Memphis May Fire Release New Single “Bleed Me Dry”

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Metalcore staples Memphis May Fire continue their monthly single drops with their new song “Bleed Me Dry”, an anthemic new radio metal track with a catchy chorus and a hard-hitting riff. The song follows in a similar vein to its predecessors “Blood & Water” & “Death Inside”, the former being the band’s fastest growing hit […]

TALLAH RELEASES VISCERAL NEW SINGLE “VANILLA PASTE” FT. TOM BARBER, AJ CHANNER, & GARETT HOOD

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Nu-metalcore newcomers Tallah have dropped their first single following 2020’s debut album ‘Matriphagy’ titled “Vanilla Paste”. The track is a 6-minute-plus opus, weaving an intricate journey through the band’s experimental homage to the nu-metal pioneers and modern deathcore bands that are influential on the band’s sound and inspiration. The single sounds unhinged, drenched with pure […]

SILENT PLANET RELEASE NEW SINGLE “PANOPTICON”

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Progressive metalcore collective Silent Planet have released the first single from their upcoming TBA album dropping this November titled “Panopticon”. “Panopticon” is the band’s first single in over a year following 2020’s hit single “Trilogy”. The track takes everything Silent Planet is known for and flips it on its head, trading 7 string guitar riffs […]

Switchfoot Release New Song + Music Video “If I Were You”

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California alt-rockers Switchfoot have released the incredibly nostalgic fourth and final single from their upcoming 12th album ‘Interrobang’, titled “if i were you”. “if i were you” is an upbeat rock track that feels very reminiscent of the band’s 2006 album ‘Oh! Gravity’, with it’s rhythmic guitar playing alongside a fun atmosphere and jam session […]