Wristmeetrazor – Misery Never Forgets

(I don’t really feel comfortable starting this review off without a disclaimer about this band’s name, so here goes: there are many people, myself included, who have struggled in some form with self-harm and/or suicide, and feel as though Wristmeetrazor is a band name that is tasteless and some degree of…

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Hey! Listen to Blind Girls!

Given that they’re a band that’s been active since 2013, the fact that it’s taken Aussie screamo upstarts Blind Girls five years of making music to materialize a full-length debut – and that this debut, Residue, comes almost two full years after their last release, a split with excellent Japanese band Sans Visage…

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Portrayal of Guilt – Let Pain Be Your Guide

My initial impressions of portrayal of guilt, mostly based off their self-titled EP, were that the band bore compelling similarities to You Fail Me-era Converge.  Holistically, both releases invoke the sense of urgency in the aftermath of trauma (something arguably still present in Let Pain Be Your Guide); more specifically,…

A Valentine’s Day Screamo Playlist For The Rest Of Us

We here at Heavy Blog are right there with you and to help ease your pain we offer you this playlist of screamo smash hits to help you really wallow in the loneliness. So put on some headphones, buy yourself some vegan chocolates from your favorite local spot, and settle into the soul crushing loneliness of it all. God knows the rest of us will be, so enjoy it while you can.

Starter Kit: Screamo/Emoviolence

When the term “screamo” is mentioned, many people have an immediate image of what they believe to be screamo. Kids at Warped Tour with flippy hair over eye, bad words on shirt, and skinny jeans held up by studded belts. However, this view of screamo could not actually be more far…