November Coming Fire emerged out of the Canterbury Hardcore scene in Kent, England, in 2001 and quickly became one of the most respected bands of the scene through their intense live shows and debut MCD Black Ballads (released 2003).
Harlots are a technical/progressive metal band based out of the US Midwest, with band members residing in Ohio, Wisconsin and Indiana. Taking influences ranging from Discordance Axis and Cryptopsy to Sigur Rós and Don Caballero, they combine every form of extreme music then shatter it to pieces with an ambient wall of sound.
Every Bridge Burned was a metalcore band from Lima, Ohio. They were signed to Rise Records. They released their debut album "Aun Aprendo" on November 13, 2007. They were planning a follow-up album, even putting demos of the new tracks on their myspace page, but then broke up. The last members were:
(1) Shoemaker Levy 9 was a mathcore band from the North of France. Its personality is marked by the many musical influences of each member of the line up. Its universe is located at the very frontiers of the sonorous extreme. In the September of 2002, the band was formed under the name of Down for Life.
Love That Kills were formed in 2002 from the ashes of UKHC bands xcanaanx and Up In Arms, with a view to creating a more melodic sound akin to bands like Glassjaw, Hopesfall and Poison The Well. The original line-up was- Darren- Guitar
Five Star Prison Cell are a four-piece band from Melbourne, Australia, whose music is generally labelled as tech metal or math rock. They are known for their use of unusual time signatures, dissonant guitar riffs, and a vocal approach that explores many different avenues and styles.
Hailing from Adelaide, South Australia. Forming in early 2006, ABANDON ALL HOPE quickly grabbed a name for themselves in the Australia Metal/Hardcore circuit with a solid live show and a hugely successful first release under their belts, the sky is the limit for this young metalcore outfit.
Over the years heavy music has taken many turns and has been filtered through many different styles. In the mid to late 90's, metalcore was whispered as a fine art crafted by bands like Vision Of Disorder, Turmoil and Hatebreed. Now in the modern era, the term 'Metalcore' has become increasingly generic.