What do you get when you toss ferocious, hard-hitting metalcore in a blender with elements of hip-hop, grime, hardcore, and alternative metal — and then finish it off with a dash of introspection and brazen, no-holds-barred energy? You get Borders, a young but driven collective hellbent on taking the heavy music community by storm with an onslaught of thought-provoking, […] …Continue Reading

ENTER THE ANIMUS (The Anima Effect, @Berried Alive ) ENTER THE ANIMUS – Unbearable Genre: Progressive Metal / Trap Location: Northern California ?? For fans of: Berried Alive, Dropout Kings, Excision  “Enter The Animus (spin off project of The Anima Effect) is back with their 2nd single! This time featuring Berried Alive! This is […] …Continue Reading

Combining hip-hop and metal: a way to create unique sounds which utilize the strength of both, or a way to dumb down each art form about which we should’ve learned our lesson the first time? […]
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Background: I never thought I’d be reviewing Ghostemane on The Circle Pit but here we are. For those who are unaware, Ghostemane is a South Florida rapper whose style has been heavy within that genre and has aesthetically borrowed from metal and hardcore over the years. However, it seems he…Continue Reading