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Whilst it’s great to have a wide array of artists to explore in any single genre, they ultimately blend into the same sound and Drop-whatever-tuning. MetalCore should have died years ago, but it keeps powering through, and do you know why? Because of bands like Architects, Slipknot, Converge, Motionless In White, and now you can add a new one to that list. The Oklahoma Kid. Over the years, only a handful of MetalCore bands have actually managed to contribute something new to the exhausted genre. It’s these bands that consistently deliver progressive, innovative and fresh sounds, pushing the limits of brute audio force to the breaking point. They focus on combining their passion for anger with actual song-writing which is what sets them apart from the 1000s of other MetalCore wannabe acts that completely miss the point of the genre and think they can blow people away by just playing “heavy”. MetalCore requires actual musicianship, not just the ability to chug a Drop C chord.
There seems to be a bustling new MetalCore scene brimming with talent rising up across Germany. Well, it’s been there for some time, however, now it’s starting to see the recognition it deserves and The Oklahoma Kid have put themselves at the front of the pack with their new record SOLARRAY.
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If they can replicate the sound of this record in a live environment, expect to see them storm the stages of every Metal Festival in Europe really soon. They deserve it. There’s always room for another band in any saturated genre if they can challenge expectations to the extent The Oklahoma Kid have with this album.
THE OKLAHOMA KID have toured the country with renowned acts such as STICK TO YOUR GUNS, CARNIFEX, EVERGREEN TERRACE and HATEBREED.
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I started my career as a music journalist in 2013 and have been involved in the music industry as a touring musician, studio engineer and artist consultant since 2002, as well as previously being a signed artist. My passion for delivering high quality, informative music-related news is a daily driving force behind the content I create. Born in the United Kingdom and currently living in Sweden. Skål!CONTACT ME HERE