The most exciting British Metalcore outfit since Architects

If you're looking for music to murder people to, this is it.

Posted 29.03.2019 09:03 Updated 29.03.2019 10:13

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Considering the UK is one of the leading pioneers of MetalCore, a genre originally led by Architects, Bring Me The Horizon, Exit Ten, Rolo Tomassi, While She Sleeps, and Enter Shikari during the early 00s, there's actually not a huge amount of competition in this genre when it comes to new and innovative bands. Many artists try and take on the MetalCore genre but generally fail due to lack of creativity.

The US metalcore scene mainly consisted of bands like Avenged Sevenfold, Killswitch Engage, Caliban, and god fearing rockers Underoath. They generally had a more commercial edge to their music which almost puts them in a completely different category of their own.

It’s not often you get to hear a new MetalCore track that makes you sit back and think, “Holy shit, this is insane”. Forming in 2011, Outright Resistance decided to attempt the unthinkable and bring back the glory days of the super brutal MetalCore scene. Many bands have tried to resurrect the dimming ashes of this genre with little success or acclaim.

One of the biggest aspects of MetalCore missing from pretty much any artist that has crawled out of the woodwork over the last decade is the lack of apocalyptic production you’d expect to be destroyed with when slapping on your headphones to the latest Drop-C debauchery.

Outright Resistance have given themselves a truly apt name as their latest offering demonstrates. Resistance to mediocrity and mercy when it comes to brutal riffs and super heavy production. Outright Resistance have basically decided to create a soundtrack to Armageddon but also focused on combining skilled melody with great songwriting.

Their new single ‘Gently’ is a perfect example of how a group of people can devote every last ounce of passion they have for music and inject it into an audio apocalypse.

'Gently' was written from the perspective of someone with nothing left to lose and yet is forced to question their own motives and decisions...The narrative was purposefully left open to interpretation in order to allow more morally grey aspects of the song to shine through.explains vocalist, James Jest.

Also, you probably won’t hear a vocalist with this much anger in his soul for a long time. James Jest (vocals) has definitely set the bar high for any style of metal vocal for 2019.

Their new album, 'Cargo Cult' by Outright Resistance is released 1st March 2019.