This Or The Apocalypse – Dead Years

This Or The Apocalypse aren’t your standard Metalcore band. Just listen to Haunt What’s Left and you’ll see why. A personal favorite from 2010, it is one of the best metalcore releases to come out in a while, and what really made it so was its ability to groove. Produced by Chris Adler, the album is chock full of groovy sections, bouncy riffs, and awesome drum beats that make it fun to listen to. It was apparent that Adler had rubbed off on the group. However after losing a crucial member of their band in the form of drummer Grant MacFarland, it led one to be very skeptical as to whether or not they could still make a fun, groovy record that didn’t cause them to regress and fall into mediocrity like so many other bands have after such a strong release.

The Human Abstract Follow The “Patterns”

If you’ve been paying attention to pretty much every metal site in existence at the moment, The Human Abstract’s comeback of ages Digital Veil has been garnering quite the acclaim. Its neoclassical inclinations, progressive riffs, and catchy breakdowns captures quite a broad appeal in the world of heavy music. Their…

This Or The Apocalypse: Quite The Charmers

It’s about time that this band of metalcore do-rights put a music video out (If one exists, I surely don’t know about it). This or The Apocalypse have released their Sons of Nero-directed music video for their song “Charmer,” which is off of this years’ Haunt What’s Left. This is…

Concert Review: Over The Limit Tour

This past summer has been full of great tours here in North America, and one of the ones I’ve been most excited for is the Over The Limit Tour. With a fairly solid lineup of mostly techy deathcore bands, with a few exceptions, I was expecting a pretty good show.…