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Single serving metal, this. Expect one potent, effective, but ultimately small, punch and you won’t be disappointed. Originally a side project for members of It Prevails, this Oregon four-piece have gone full-time and full-bore for album number three. There is nothing new in the squealing feedback, chunky riffs, pounding rhythms or feral roars of these 12 tracks, and they take […]

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WARPED TOUR UK line-up revealed

Word is out. Lostprophets and Bring Me The Horizon will headline the first Warped Tour stop on the UK for over a decade. The festival organisers didn’t stop there though. Also announced, playing across four stages at the November 10th event at London’s Alexandra Palace, are New Found Glory, Less Than Jake, Architects, The Acacia Strain, Awolnation, Bowling For Soup, […]

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If it ain’t broke, don’t fix it. These are words The Acacia Strain live by. Sure, they might have improved their chops, paid for better production, and somehow got more pissed off over the years but this is essentially the same black-hearted, bloody-knuckled misanthropic metalcore the Massachusetts mob were writing a decade ago. That’s not a slight though. Where most […]

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