This is a pretty major week for heavy music. Rome death metallers Bedsore will follow their demo with their debut album Hypnagogic Hallucinations on July 24 via 20 Buck Spin, and lead single "The Gate, Closure Sarcoptes Obitus " is a promising first taste. Kall, the band who formed out of the ashes of Swedish depressive black metal vets Lifelover in , are releasing their second album and first in six years , Brand on June 19 via Prophecy Productions. Their genre-defying new single fuses together black metal, slowcore, grunge, psychedelia, and more, and you can read more about it here. Hardcore band Trash Talk are no strangers to working with hip hop, and hip hop producer Kenny Beats Rico Nasty, Denzel Curry, Vince Staples, etc has a very punk mentality and is starting to get directly involved in punk he's producing the upcoming IDLES album , so they make a perfect pair on "Something Wicked," the rippin' first taste of their upcoming collaborative EP Squalor , due June 5 via Trash Talk's own label pre-order. The Sword's upcoming Chronology will feature rarities, covers, and more, including this white-hot riffer, which originally appeared as a Japanese bonus track on 's Warp Riders.
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The 50 Best American Hardcore Bands Right Now — Kerrang!
Earlier this year, our U. This, of course, resulted in us having to disqualify plenty of talented acts, as well as a lot of teeth gnashing among Internet historians and scene veterans. The next step was clear: publish a list of the 50 best American hardcore bands blowing up the scene right now. For both America and hardcore, the times are changing, with unorthodox opinions and previously-marginalized voices rising to the surface within the scene. The band must be still actively playing shows, releasing albums. The band may have metal influences, but must be discernibly hardcore or have hardcore punk roots. The full-length from beloved Chicago fastcore outfit, C.
The 50 Best American Hardcore Bands Right Now
New York has a very rich history of strong contributions to heavy music. While the NYHC pioneers get worshipped and justly so , New York often gets overlooked in discussions of other influential heavy music scenes. Our below choices for the Top 20 New York Hardcore and Metal Albums of All-Time will hopefully get those discussions going again, with New York getting the proper respect it deserves this time. Biohazard Urban Discipline Biohazard were one of the first metal acts to gain a crossover audience with hip-hop fans.
Metalcore or metallic hardcore  is a fusion music genre that combines elements of extreme metal and hardcore punk. As with other styles blending metal and hardcore, such as crust punk and grindcore , metalcore is noted for its use of breakdowns , slow, intense passages conducive to moshing. Other defining instrumentation includes heavy guitar riffs , occasional blast beats , and double bass drumming. Vocalists in the genre typically yell or scream. Some later metalcore bands combine this with clean singing, often during the chorus.