While there’s sadly a plethora of formerly interesting bands now attempting to appeal to the lowest common denominator via lazy songwriting and lack of inspiration, there’s plenty of exciting acts that are rising from their local scenes to tour with known quantities. Some, like Knocked Loose, seemingly did so overnight – while others, like Code Orange, took more of a slow burning route to get nominated for Grammy awards.
No matter which way you slice it, if you’re a fan of hardcore, metalcore, grindcore, or really any heavy music subgenre, there’s plenty of exciting acts coming around. On this first edition of Notes From Underground, we’re bringing you the best the underground has to offer. Strap yourselves in and discover something new today.
The future of metal and hardcore, despite what some popular musicians think, is more alive than ever before. The underground is teeming with bands that are blazing new trails, and one young band to watch is Tennessee metallic hardcore band Thirty Nights Of Violence. Carrying on the proud tradition of genre forebearers like Eighteen Visions, Poison The Well, Taken, and plenty of others, this band might be new on the scene – but their new EP To Die In Your Portrait proves this certainly won’t be the first time you hear about them.