It’s no secret to anyone with at least one foot in the metal core and hardcore punk scene that Deez Nuts are one of the biggest acts to come out of Australia, which as a region has earned a rather formidable reputation. JJ Peter’s affiliations with I Killed The Prom Queen aside, it is perhaps for these reasons that their fourth album, “Word Is Bond”, comes off as well polished but somewhat tepid.
What separates Cancer Bats from their contemporaries is that most of their yesteryear contemporaries have either fallen off, sold out or simply lose their edge. At the end of the day all three of the majority of cases …..
As a whole, punk rock’s golden era of cultural prevalence the late 70s, to the early 90s is a period held such high influential regard, that at any given moment there is always somebody naively attempting to breathe life into the genre’s mainstream relevance.
Perhaps the most enduring pop culture anti-hero of the 90’s, Marylyn Manson has sculpted himself a throne of social scorn that is so enduring that neither time, nor the mid diminishing returns of the 2000’s can shake the foundation of it. Even as a fan who was naiveté….
Dine Alone Records is a Toronto based indie label, which has proven itself to be a surprising source of broadly varied, quality artists. Personally, I am an individual who is very prone to disappearing into niche genres (and reappearing baggy eyed months later, much to everyone’s surprise) and merely dabbles in the loosely defined ‘indie’ scene.
As a whole, metal is a genre traditionally define by testosterone driven competition; Whether, it’s 90’s European black metal, or millennial death core, there is a certain reptilian-brain need where fans/bands feel the need to assert their superiority as the most ‘heavy, brutal, ect’. ……..