Breakdowns, blast beats and hard-hitting riffs: Now more than ever, hardcore bands are enjoying their moment in the spotlight. With the hardcore scene branching into a wide range of other genres from death metal to indie rock and everything in between, a new wave of hardcore bands are bringing a fresh perspective to an already wide-reaching genre. Here are 20 of the best newer acts bringing bold sounds you need to check out. Their breakdowns point toward bands such as Hatebreed and Throwdown, but they manage to bring in some melodic elements without weakening their sound in the slightest. Beefy breakdowns are in abundance, but they also toss in an occasional dissonant riff for good measure to expand their musical palette. The band capture all the chaotic, feedback-induced lunacy that popularized the Chariot with a slightly more technical approach. The band also bring in a quirky sensibility to each song that makes those maddening riffs even more violent sounding. Closet Witch bring together ferocious powerviolence and biting melody with a cathartic intensity. The band are equally successful at razor-sharp bangers and atmospheric noise coupled with an intense political overtone. The band made a swift rise to success last year with their debut album, Only Self , and for good reason.
Earlier this year, our U. This, of course, resulted in us having to disqualify plenty of talented acts, as well as a lot of teeth gnashing among Internet historians and scene veterans. For both America and hardcore, the times are changing, with unorthodox opinions and previously-marginalized voices rising to the surface within the scene. The band must be still actively playing shows, releasing albums. The band may have metal influences, but must be discernibly hardcore or have hardcore punk roots. The full-length from beloved Chicago fastcore outfit, C. Frontperson Doris Jeane is one of the most savage hardcore vocalists of our time, shrieking feverishly over the shapeshifting songs beneath her. But 90 percent of the time, C. Fans of Earth Crisis or Strife need to pay attention to Ecostrike , the south Floridian vegan straight edge outfit that cites both bands as prime influences. Already staples of the Chicago scene, the trio from Rockford, Illinois, are slowly building an audience throughout the rest of the U.
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