FULL EP STREAM: A Sense Of Purpose – Zoetic

Akron natives and Heavy Comp Is Heavy alums A Sense Of Purpose proudly tout themselves as “False Metal” on their Facebook page. This alone is just about all you need to know to determine if you’re going to appreciate A Sense of Purpose or not, which is a blessing more than a curse; the band are lighthearted and self-aware of their place among the metal spectrum, aligning themselves among the contemporary metalcore scene where Periphery, August Burns Red, and Erra reign supreme.

EXCLUSIVE PREMIERE: Stream A New Song By First Fragment!

Tech death is fantastic. Ever since Necrophagist blew up the scene with Epitaph, bands are constantly pushing themselves to record super technical, extremely precise music to try and compete with it. While Necrophagist are likely dead and will never release another album (sorry everyone, but it’s been 12 years), we get some…

EXCLUSIVE PREMIERE: Here We Are, Chuggernaut! “This Fire” For Your Listening Pleasure!

Eight-string guitars, am I right? They’re lit, fam. You know what else is lit? This exclusive premiere from Boston-based Chuggernaut! They’re not going to come to your house and drink your 12-pack in a single sitting, but they are going to fill your ears with some borderline Southern stoner djent!…

EXCLUSIVE PREMIERE: Stream Sioum’s “Unknown” From Their Upcoming Album, Yet Further (Also, Donate To Their Kickstarter)

If you’re into post-rock at all (and who wouldn’t be? Post-rock is great), Sioum is a band you need to be listening to. I first discovered Sioum (after missing them like three or four times) when they opened for The Proggest August tour [PHOTOS] at the tail end of last…