nu-metal

Justify Your Shitty Taste: Earth Crisis’s “Slither”

May 24, 2017

Mustering up a defense of Slither is a strange, somewhat lonely business — never mind the fool’s errand of hunting for freethinkers in the Earth Crisis fanbase to back me up on this one…

Rich Davis Releases New Song And Video, Talks Solo Project

January 27, 2017

Rich Davis recently released a new video for his song “Faceless.” We caught up with him to talk about the future of his solo project. 

They Did It All for the Nookie: Decibel Explores the Rise and Fall of Nu-Metal

August 13, 2015

The intro is long. Nearly 50 seconds without tipping its hand. A new band should be terrified to open a record like this, worried that potential listeners will get bored with a lone ride cymbal and high, jangly guitar chord. And it’s certainly not something a discerning producer is going to throw on the radio. But then comes that growl—Are you reeeeeaaaady?!—and you hear a musical revolution being born… Which then died, less than a decade later.