Formed in Brighton 2004, Architects let their music speak for itself. Focus on the music, songs and riffs rather than pretentious image has meant the boys have already made a considerable name for themselves in amongst the UK underground hardcore scene.
Following the death of their guitarist and lead songwriter in 2016, the band turned their songwriting perspective away from the previously explored territories of impending environmental disaster, global societal suffering and political corruption, and focussed instead on the most difficult trials and tribulations human beings must all encounter in life.
Deez Nuts started after the disbanding of Australian metalcore band I Killed the Prom Queen, of which JJ Peters was the drummer. After being heavily influenced by the hip hop and hardcore punk styles of music, Peters decided to start Deez Nuts, currently comprising vocalist JJ Peters, guitarist Matt Rogers, bassist Jon Green and drummer Alex Salinger.
The Acacia Strain is a metalcore / hardcore band from Chicopee, Massachusetts, US that formed in 2001. In the midst of copycat and cookie cutter bands, The Acacia Strain stand out as a group that side-steps convention and the mundane and continuously produce gripping, technical, blistering metal. The Acacia Strain is known for their down-tuned guitar sound and nasty breakdowns.