Band Of The Week: Lost Fortune

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Maybe Connor Welsh of New Transcendence can give you a better rundown of the Florida heavy outfit, but I’ll just say this – Lost Fortune’s debut EP, Living Ghost, is a punishing exercise in what deathcore and heavy music still stands for. They’re our Band Of The Week for this reason. The band is at their best when they play fast, but the slower, almost doomy parts aren’t bad either. The EP drops next month, and you can pick it up at the link below. Check out the song “Scream” after the jump, as well. Oh, and the band features members of King Conquer and Dealey Plaza, so it’s clear the band has some connective experience here.

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Motionless In White Is Unstoppable With WWE

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Motionless In White has scored a huge opportunity, being the very first NXT Loud artist for the WWE‘s NXT brand. Their song “Unstoppable” was the official theme song for the brand’s special event NXT Takeover: Unstoppable, which aired last night and is available for replay on the WWE Network.

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“5 Albums That Changed My Life” with Scott Kay (Statues)

Just who are Statues, and what are they trying to accomplish in the music scene? These Aussie heavyweights are swinging for the fences with their debut album, Together We’re Alone. Sounding like the lovechild of The Bled, Every Time I Die, Fear Before, Converge, and a myriad of other bands, Statues are taking wildly chaotic metalcore to the next level. It won’t be long until everyone knows their name.

Guitarist Scott Kay stopped by to discuss 5 albums that have had a huge impact on his life. I was honestly expecting bands like The Bled and ETID to show up on the list, but alas, it was not to be. That said, his choices are still phenomenal, and you should give them a read after the jump.

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