Shadowdoom9 (Andi)'s Forum Replies

This one is more of an ode to modern metal, but it's still really cool. After starting with a cinematic symphonic intro that would almost make you think it might lead symphonic metal, the track is actually an alt-metal blend of a Linkin Park-esque rapping verse, a pop punk chorus inspired by A Day To Remember, and a bridge filled with the melodic metalcore of early Avenged Sevenfold and the nu metal of Slipknot, all 4 of those bands paid lyrical tribute to in said chorus:

A poor unnecessary attempt at a political attack that's hard for me to listen to:

A song from Megadeth's 1994 album Youthanasia was re-recorded with greater energy and guest vocalist by Lacuna Coil vocalist Cristina Scabbia:

Daniel, seeing how much you've enjoyed Rorschach's second album Protestant, I don't think you'll have any problem checking out their 1990 debut Remain Sedate. It's the very first metalcore album, and Charles Maggio's vocals lean more towards gruff shouts, as opposed to his hysterical shrieks in Protestant.

Pelle, seeing how much you like the idea of death metal mixed with more modern sounds of alt-/groove metal, this Disbelief album shall be right up your alley. Blending the standard death metal that you might find in 90s Hypocrisy and Bolt Thrower with the sludgy side of Neurosis and Will Haven, and a bit of Entombed's Wolverine Blues, you can find an excellent extreme death 'n' roll/sludge/groove metal sound, that barely any other band has tried.

Hey there, Pelle! Here are some albums for you to start diving into Creed guitarist Mark Tremonti's other bands. Saxy, I would recommend these to you as well: