Metalcore

Light The Fire – ‘Compassion In Unlikely Places’.

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Light The Fire – Dallas, Texas, USA. Cover photo: Nick Serian. As a collective unit, the Dallas-based Light The Fire have three records comprised of thickly-riffed, unashamedly heavy and overtly gratuitous Post-Hardcore, standing entrenched as an unmoveable foundation from which the band expand into Metalcore and sharp crushing Metallic Hardcore. The band’s first two records

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The History Of Flying Objects – ‘Prologue’.

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The History Of Flying Objects – Montreal, Québec, Canada. Cover photo credit: Ryan Andrade. Now, I’m not saying this is a now a bonafide genre but the best way to – on the surface at least – understand the likes of this Montreal four-piece would be Post-Metalcore. Metalcore being the genre that simultaneously produced both

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Napoleon – ‘Epiphany’.

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Napoleon – Exeter, England, United Kingdom. Ah, Metalcore. Not many current visible Rock sub-genres can claim to have had so much commercial success while also attracting so much scorn and derision as this, one of the most divisive of the bunch. From it’s 90’s underground beginnings with bands like Earth Crisis, Shai Hulud and early

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