Let's start off with a couple of new EPs from modern metal giants Of Mice & Men and The Devil Wears Prada. First, Of Mice & Men continue their series of three song EPs, which will eventually make up the band's new full-length album. This current set titled "Bloom" was released on May 28th through SharpTone Records. It kicks off hard with the explosion of "Levee," as screaming vocals and pounding drums put you in the proper mood to head-bang. The chugging guitars of the title track "Bloom" will certainly get your adrenaline pumping, before finishing with the hardcore metal attack of "Pulling Teeth," which display the full energy and power of the band. To find out more about Of Mice & Men and their latest release "Bloom," please visit ofmiceandmenofficial.com.
Fellow hardcore metal band, The Devil Wears Prada (TDWP) recently released a new five-song EP titled "ZII" through Solid State Records. This new release is a continuation of their first EP "Zombie," released back in 2010 and it may also be the heaviest record by the band to date. It begins with growling vocals of "Nightfall," which is supported by thrash metal guitar riffs and load of energy to get your blood pumping. TDWP turns it up a notch with the heavy metal bashing of "Forlorn," as they continue to prove why they are considered one of the top modern metal acts in the genre. The album wraps up with the mixture of melody and chaos of "Nora" along with the addictive mainstream metal delivery of "Contagion." To find out more about The Devil Wears Prada and their latest release "ZII," please visit tdwpband.com.
Arriving June 11th from Prosthetic Records is the sophomore release "Replica Of A Strange Love" from the death metal band, Wristmeetrazor. Their new twelve song release visits the darkest depths of your nightmare, beginning with the screaming vocals, melodic chorus and big, sweeping guitar riffs of "Out Distress Entwined." The energy and aggression continues to flow through the hardcore pounding rhythm of "Last Tango In Paris" and the chaotic onslaught of "Nietzsche Is Dead." Wristmeetrazor deliver a more melodic, modern sound with the quieter music collage of "Love's Labor's Lost," before returning to the death metal attack of "Eyes Of Sulfide." The band close out their new album with iconic chugging metal guitar riffs of "Dies Irae," along with the swift drumming of "A Fractured Dovetail Romance" and the dark, atmospheric soundscape of "All The Way Alive." To find out more about Wristmeetrazor and their latest release "Replica Of A Strange Love," please visit wristmeetrazor.bandcamp.com.