In this Review Round-Up, there’s a selection of releases that falls further towards the middle of the pack, though HourHouse’s rap-metal is the clear standout against passé genre-mashing from Holy Wars, and uninteresting emo and pop-rock from Locket.
In this Review Round-Up, there’s awkward genre-bending alt-metal from SiM; solid-enough hardcore from Grove Street; and some genuinely great alt-rock from King Nun.
Invent Animate’s newest finds them handily topping an already impressive catalogue, and making a serious play for the coveted tech-metalcore crown.
In this Review Round-Up, there’s a host of new albums falling into greatness within emo and indie, from Armor For Sleep, Snow Coats and Dear Seattle.
Stray From The Path return with another dose of vicious, gnashing, rap-metal-infused hardcore, with none of their characteristic anger diminished even slightly.
In this Review Round-Up, strong new albums from Stick To Your Guns and Banks Arcade find themselves against releases from Anberlin and blacktoothed, themselves split between underwhelming and outright bad.
In this Review Round-Up, new EPs from LIMBS and Speed prove to be impressive within metalcore and hardcore respectively, while RXPTRS’ new album almost reaches the same for metal, but slightly misses the same mark.
In this Review Round-Up, Moodring impress with their new album and Future Palace show off a lot of promise, while Creature’s new EP winds up shaped by inopportune circumstances.
Sidestepping from tech-metal to headier alt-metal shows immediate improvements for Thornhill, even if they’re still off from realising the optimum way to pull it off.
A good few years of maturation and rejuvenation culminate on Silverstein’s newest album, bringing their post-hardcore into the modern day with the most energy they’ve given off in a long time.