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Album: TRC – Nation

September 13th, 2013

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TRC
Nation
Siege of Amida
23 September 2013

by Tomas Doyle

In 2003 two very important albums came out. Future Download headliners Avenged Sevenfold brought out Waking The Fallen, the record that stuck their flag firmly in the ground in the UK, and Dylan Mills, better known as Dizzee Rascal, released Boy In Da Corner. While Waking…is now recognised as a turning point for metalcore, it was the teenage rapper from Bow who won that year’s Mercury Prize for an album which took UK Garage’s dancefloor ready template and gave it an unflinchingly aggressive MC driven slant. Violence, Sex, an impenetrable “fuck you” attitude – these were Dizzee’s lyrical calling cards. A decade on and TRC’s Nation is thick with the influence of only one of these albums. And that – beyond anything else – is why so many people in the rock fraternity refuse to pay the Rap/Hardcore sextet the credit they deserve.

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Sonisphere Festival 2011: Interviews, Photos, Setlists – it’s all here

July 27th, 2011

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Is there anything better than a Thrash Hits Festival Splash Page? Yeah, loads of things but you won’t find the best online festival coverage on any of them. You’ll find that right here.

All our work from Sonisphere Festival 2011 is going be linked to from this page (eventually), so give it a bookmark or just don’t close it, because it’s all you’re going to need. Individual band coverage (interviews, photos, setlists and some tiny reviews), rumours, drinking games, stage times, dodgy photos of as many sexy ladies in various states of safe-for-work undress as we can legitimately get away with? It’s all here.

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Funny Video, Funnier Band: Hollywood Undead – ‘Undead’

February 12th, 2009

Hollywood Undead are, unsurprisingly from Los Angeles, California. They seem to have created an image inspired by Mushroomhead and Mudvayne but spew a sound… a sound… it’s the sound of McFly rapping. It makes us cry.

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Do you remember Corporate Avenger? I hope not – they were a terrible, mask-wearing bunch of tools that lurched into view after getting a whiff of Slipknot’s vapour trails and decided they quite fancied a piece of that pie. Thankfully, the world stood up as one and mocked them back under the rock from which they crawled from under.

We bring them up because we hope the same fate consumes Hollywood Undead, easily the vilest and earachingly awful exponent of the idiot genre that is screamo-crunk. It’s as if all the macho posturing you can find on Hot Chicks With Douchebags has been distilled into six semen-scrapings from the inner penis tube of a serial date-rapist.

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