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Body Hound (ex Rolo Tomassi), Salvatore Leone + The Broken Oak Duet – Firefly, Worcester – July 11, 2014

photo credit – Joe Singh of snaprockandpop photography – www.snaprockandpop.co.uk

Mathcore is not everyone’s cup of spiky musical tea. Some say it’s fiddly and discordant. Some say it’s like listening to a Van Halen album on a broken cassette player, all show-offishly hard guitar parts and time changes so random and so frequent that it all makes you feel a bit sick. 477 more words


Touring: The Rodeo Idiot Engine and Oblivionized

A double-dose of heaviness is currently wreaking havoc across the UK. The Rodeo Idiot Engine and Scumscene favourites Oblivionized are currently touring and you’d be a fool to miss them. 55 more words


Review: Irk's Bread and Honey

Irk are a rather interesting prospect. The band take the off kilter, palm-muted chaos of djent and mix it with progressive metal in a similar vein to Deftones and earthtone9 and it makes for a sound that is wonderfully unique. 493 more words


See: Department of Correction announce US tour, new video

Paris Grind/Mathcore band Department of Correction have just announced an extensive tour of the US next month, taking in 21 dates as far and wide as Brooklyn, Austin and Miami, alongside home favourites Budd Dwyer. 133 more words


Lazer/Wulf - "The Beast of Left and Right" - ALBUM REVIEW

Lazer/Wulf “The Beast of Left and Right”

I tend to be of the belief that progressive rock and progressive metal are both exercises in pretentiousness. Bands like Tool, Rush, and especially Dream Theater rarely interest me with their multi-suite epic time-signature defying tracks about astral projection or whatever. 583 more words


Destrage's Are You Kidding Me? No. Reviewed

This album missed my radar, but a reader pointed me to it. It is maybe the most reviewed album I’ve reviewed all year.

Let’s take the first track, because it already contains so many elements that I’m not even sure how to classify it. 612 more words

The Dillinger Escape Plan - Ire Works (LP)

The Dillinger Escape Plan is the pioneering group of an uncommon genre – mathcore. Mathcore combines the elements of math rock (uncommin time signatures, crazy rhythm sections) amd hardcore (lots of energy, screamed vocals). 293 more words