Five Reasons Why Metalcore Isn’t Total Shit #3: Norma Jean – Bless The Martyr And Kiss The Child

Due to the overwhelming success of Jimmy’s ‘Five Reasons Why Deathcore Isn’t Total Shit’ series last summer, Heavy Blog Is Heavy will be backing further up the ladder of ‘core’ for the next two weeks, and counting down the five reasons why metalcore isn’t full of shit. It gets a bad…

Circle Takes The Stream!

Did you know that Circle Takes The Square has made their return?! You should, as we only just mentioned them the other day! The influential hardcore outfit’s new EP Rites Of Initiation serves as a taste of things to come in their highly anticipated new album Decompositions Vol 1, which…

Rxyzyxr Pst Vd Fr Nnzr

That’s “Nonzero” for those of you who don’t speak Rxyzyxr (which I pronounce ‘Rixyzixer’ – no idea if I’ve got that right). I don’t even know if vowels are meant to go in their name, but it’s a bit, and I’m sticking with it. Featuring a very intense-looking Thomas Wills on vocals…