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My Ticket Home is an American alternative metal band formed in 2008 from Columbus, Ohio. They have released two EPs and three full length albums. Musically, their first few releases employed a metalcore musical style, while 2013's Strangers Only marked a departure into a style fusing both nu-metal with hardcore punk. Their latest release UnReal moved towards an alternative metal sound.

The band refers to their newer music as "puke rock." Read more on Last.fm

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Nu Metalcore is definitely happening. Why?

September 19th, 2013

There’s a new (nu?) trend afoot in the world of emerging metalcore bands and that trend is similar in its makeup to nu metal when it came out. Instead of chug heavy riffs, we start with metalcore and instead of rap, we have RnB. Gavin Lloyd grew up with nu metal. Is this new trend as worthy or original, though? Hmmm…

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I grew up during nu metal’s heyday and the likes of Limp Bizkit and Slipknot went a long way towards shaping my taste in music and making me the metal-loving scamp I am today. Nu metal was huge and had a mainstream crossover appeal that hasn’t been seen since in terms of heavy music.

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