Alternative Metal

May Have Missed Volume 14

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The Expanse Of The Internet “May Have Missed Volume 14” is an attempt to counter the volume of requests I receive in the various Ear Nutrition inboxes as I type away. The venture of EN, when it boils down to the barebones of itself, is a spare-time hobby. I try…

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May Have Missed Volume 12

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The Expanse Of The Internet “May Have Missed Volume 12” is an attempt to counter the volume of requests I receive in the various Ear Nutrition inboxes as I type away. The venture of EN, when it boils down to the barebones of itself, is a spare-time hobby. I try…

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Sleemo and The ‘Degradation’ EP (09/09/21)

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Sleemo – Norwich, England, United Kingdom It’s been some time, but Sleemo and the Degradation EP are soon to arrive. The Norwich three-piece and their amalgamative Punk-adjacent, Post-Hardcore conditioned and Grunge-fuzzed Alternative Rock are quite the abrasive, loud and complex unit. Sleemo have graced Ear Nutrition before in the previous…

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Gentleman’s Brawl – ‘Roseblunt’ // ‘Black Tar’ (02/03/21)

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Gentleman’s Brawl – Leeds, England, United Kingdom Pop-Punk has become quite the varied canvas and infuser in its generation-old medium. Gentleman’s Brawl, ‘Roseblunt’ and ‘Black Tar’, a band from Leeds soon to release the respective latter-two titles as their latest, are a living, breathing example. The five-piece’s sound exists on…

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Introducing: Icantdie

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Icantdie – Bridgend, Wales, United Kingdom Given the three-pieces’ stylistically straddling flexibility, introducing Icantdie is no simple task. 2016 saw the Welsh noise makers dramatically emerge from Bridgend via an organised but cacophonic-inclined blend of self-monikered “Heavy Alternative Rock” beset with an earth-shattering heaviness borrowed from more than one camp.…

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Ryan Martin – ‘Through Thistles And Thorns’

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Ryan Martin – York, England, United Kingdom The words “Ryan Martin” and “Through Thistles And Thorns” are now appearing across your visual cortex in an effort to dispel the “solo-artist” assumption. In other words, this relates to the assumption that most in this vein are bound simply to an acoustic…

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Daybreaker Return With ‘The Redeemer’

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Daybreaker – Blackpool, England, United Kingdom Daybreaker return with ‘The Redeemer’ in today’s operative Ear Nutrition title. The Blackpool-based Metal-spanning four-piece have recently returned to the fold after a short time away, with a new focus, one less body and a commanding new voice box. Daybreaker released their debut EP…

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Smash Mouse Records: ‘A Tribute To Tony Hawk’s Pro Skater 1 + 2’

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Smash Mouse Records – Newport, Wales, United Kingdom Smash Mouse Records and A Tribute To Tony Hawk’s Pro Skater 1 + 2. If I were to describe, recap or educate on what this forthcoming compilation is attempting, the only real result would be an abject fall into banality-ridden inertia. It…

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