Metalcore Reviews

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Death Remains – Destroy / Rebuild (, )
5th June 2017 -

When a name like Death Remains you know you’re not about to listen to a pop-punk band. Hailing from England’s capital city, the end of April saw Death Remains release their sophomore album Destroy / Rebuild. Seemingly influenced by the likes of early Killswitch Engage, this second album does everything it can to expand upon Stand.Fight.Believe and the only place… Read More »

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Motionless in White – Graveyard Shift ()
1st May 2017 -

Motionless in White are no strangers to the ‘Graveyard Shift’ and their fourth record is a stunning testament to their tenacity. Now (finally) signed to Roadrunner Records, the Scranton outfit sound the most comfortable they’ve ever been with their own output. The element of trepidation that lurked under the surface of daring last album ‘Reincarnate’ has vanished, leaving in its… Read More »

While She Sleeps You Are We Album Artwork
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While She Sleeps – You Are We (, )
10th April 2017 -

Sometimes an album comes along that once it has been heard, it instantly makes the listener think “this is truly a game changer”. Reign In Blood. Master Of Puppets. The Blackening. Add While She Sleeps’ You Are We to that list. For their third album, While She Sleeps have gone the DIY route, abandoning their previous label home with Search… Read More »

The Devil Wears Prada - Transit Blues Album Artwork
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The Devil Wears Prada – Transit Blues (, )
16th January 2017 -

The Devil Wears Prada are for my money the most unappreciated band of the current metalcore era. They have been consistently brilliant since turning a corner in 2010 with their fantastic ‘Zombie’ e.p and haven’t looked back since. Their latest album Transit Blues is keen to carry on the band’s streak of brilliance, albeit with a more restrained sound than… Read More »

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Every Time I Die – Low Teens (, )
18th November 2016 -

Every Time I Die have only gone and done it again. Eighteen years since their conception and they’re still the absolute juggernaut that they’ve always been, delivering yet again with album number eight. ‘Low Teens’ opens with a very unnerving riff that carries on throughout the opening track ‘Fear and Trembling’ before Keith Buckley spits the first vocals and the song… Read More »