Crystal Lake is a dark French roast of a band, meaning the performance and production is very sharp and sleek, but their hardcore influence is very apparent in the way that they approach some of their riffing.
Recently, Kiarely, vocalist for Artery Recordings’ all-female metal band Conquer Divide, checked in and shared with us her TOP 10 essential tour items!
Singer Toli Wild and guitarist Sergey of up-and-coming Artery Recordings act, Wildways, discuss their band’s roots and their latest release Into The Wild.
Into The Wild makes you want to high-five whoever is nearest to you and rage, regardless of whether or not you’re jamming out in a grocery store and have no otherwise irrational tendencies.
Unlike some albums where bands simply turn their amps up to 11 and walk away, Rising Moon : Setting Sun has a lot of rise and fall throughout the whole album, as well as within individual songs, allowing for a wide array of dynamics.
Brighton hategroovers Fathoms are streaming their recently released debut album Lives Lived in full online and you can check it out here.
Chelsea Grin has premiered “Letters,” the first song off their forthcoming new studio album due for release in 2014 – listen now via the YouTube player below! Chelsea Grin will hit the road this January on the “Bury The Hatchet Tour” with Falling in Reverse, Escape The Fate and Survive This!
Last year Columbus, Ohio metalcore act The Crimson Armada were sentenced to create a follow-up to their Metal Blade Records release, Guardians. Through their time in musical incarceration, the band wrote and recorded their sophomore effort and Artery Recordings debut, Conviction. The disc consists of 11 rad tracks which see the band switch between thrashy riffs and dirty breakdowns. Occasionally they also bring in some simple piano giving the music a more mature sound and helping them to stand out amongst others.
After having a major rager in 2010 Attila are back and in deep trouble with their new album Outlawed. With a bit of a line-up change the boys are ready to breakdown, get fucked and party harder than ever. 10 tracks of hardcore drinking anthems? I love it!
Is this the future? Oh wait, my bad, it’s just Robots, the first full-length from Casino Madrid. San Diego, CA’s six piece mixes electronic and hardcore to create their futuristic sound and nothing better exemplifies this than the intro track “Robots”; it boots up and goes into electronic breakdown mode, instantly pumping up the listener.
Boston, MA band Vanna have been blowing up the hardcore scene ever since their second full-length, A New Hope, came out. Thanks in large to this album the group had a tight touring schedule and began to amass a growing following. Now the band is back with a follow up to that highly popular release, And They Came Baring Bones, out via Artery Recordings.
Chelsea Grin has been busy touring and attacking the metal/hardcore scene with everything they’ve got. Somehow in the midst of this assault the group found time to write and record 10 songs to create their latest album, My Damnation.
Attila’s new album ‘Outlawed’ (Artery Recordings / Razor & Tie), is now available both in stores and on all digital service providers. Download the album now from iTunes HERE. ‘Outlawed’ reached the #3 spot on the iTunes Top Rock Albums Chart yesterday, right behind Chimaria and in front of new releases from Trivium, Breaking Benjamin and others.