The New Fury vs. The Pariah: an interview for the ages

After the successful kick-off with their 2016 EP ‘Divided by Choice’ on Redfield Records, melodic hardcore band THE PARIAH are ready to take the European scene by storm with their debut album and their outstanding live performance. Whether as support for, at a festival, or as a headliner, The PARIAH have shared the stage with bands such as NAPOLEON, HUNDREDTH, CAPSIZE, LANDSCAPES, SHAI HULUD, CANVAS and POLAR. It’s pretty safe to say that THE PARIAH have never played a show where they didn’t attract some new fans. Paired up technical finesse and a detailed yet not too polished production, on “NO TRUTH” THE PARIAH know how to underline their uniqueness. ‘No Truth’ is released on September 28 on Redfield Records and Silent Cult in the UK. Be sure to give the guys a like on Facebook and preorder ‘No Truth’ here!

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Review: Defeater – “Letters Home”

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Defeater

“Letters Home”

Melodic Hardcore

Bridge 9 Records

Release Date: 7/16/13

Rating: 7/10

Defeater is a five-piece melodic hardcore group from Massachusetts, and Letters Home is their third full length LP. In the past, they’ve made a pretty big name for themselves for fans of a number of different genres and styles, largely due to vocalist Derek Archambault’s emotional outpouring and his band’s instrumental poetry reminiscent of groups like Modern Life is War, Shai Hulud, Touche Amore, and Have Heart. This record follows in this pattern for the most part, but for a large portion of it, the instrumentals fall flat and pale in comparison to the level of heart and passion put into Archambault’s lyrics. Continue reading