Psyopus is a mathcore band from Rochester, New York and is currently signed to Black Market Activities / Metal Blade. The band is noted for the unorthodox and extremely technical guitar techniques of Christopher Arp. In order to receive endorsement deals from various guitar and amp companies, Arp had to send a live video of him playing in order to prove that he could actually play that fast.
The Chariot were an American mathcore band from Douglasville, Georgia. The last lineup consisted of drummer David Kennedy, vocalist and bandleader Josh Scogin, and guitarists Brandon Henderson and Stephen Harrison. The band experienced frequent lineup changes since its inception, with Scogin being the only original member.
bandcamp: http://thecrinn.bandcamp.com/ The Crinn, was first formed during August of 2005 in St. Paul, MN, out of a frustration with the average and mundane, breakdown oriented metal scene. Several of the band members are self taught instrumentalists, and took no traditional music training prior to their formation.
The Barber (Chris Bedford) is an English musician, music producer, composer and engineer. Primarily making Electronic / Dance music, his main influences are Daft Punk, Ott, Shpongle, Megadeth, and bands/artists alike.
'68 are an American post-hardcore/alternative rock/blues rock band from Atlanta, Georgia. The band consists of vocalist/guitarist Josh Scogin (formerly of Norma Jean and The Chariot) and drummer Michael McClellan (formerly of Becoming the Archetype and Young Carolina).
Exotic Animal Petting Zoo is an experimental/progressive rock/mathcore band from Crown Point, Indiana that was formed in 2004 by brothers Brandon Carr and Stephen Carr. Their initial sound combines the likes of The Dillinger Escape Plan, The Smashing Pumpkins, Deftones, and Sigur Rós.
Illuminate Me are a 5-piece punk influenced chaotic hardcore, metalcore band from Tampa, Florida. They released their debut ep titled Crawlspace in January 2013. They released their follow up full-length, "I Have Become A Corpse", in February 2014. Both releases are available @ http://illuminatemefl.bandcamp.com/ . For more information, visit: https://www.facebook.com/IlluminateMeBand
Whether it’s with their chaotic hardcore urgency, or uniquely powerful shows, the true grit of The Rodeo Idiot Engine will move you. Merging a loud, energetic, and emotional outpouring into one untamable and violent hardcore machine.
Meek Is Murder was the solo project of Mike Keller, former guitarist of The Red Chord. Keller considers bands like Me And Him Call It Us and Converge to be big influences on MIM's sound. The fast, off-timed, technical riffs add solidification to this claim. In 2009, Frank Godla (Empyreon, Dividing Light) and Sam Brodsky joined on drums and bass, respectively.