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Indecency
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Joined: Fri Jan 27, 2012 9:15 pm
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Location: Edmonton, Canada
PostPosted: Tue Dec 23, 2014 5:43 pm 
 

Hey guys. This is a tricky rec request because it's not for me but rather a friend. Here's some general criteria:

-It's gotta be slow. My friend hates fast stuff.
-Downtuned with modern production. The heaviness really needs to be pervasive.
-It's gotta be tough and angry. For this reason more Doom/Stoner/Sludge is excluded even though it fits everything else.
-Cleans ok but not preferred. For harshes, he likes lower growls. Raspy, rough, or shrieky vocals can turn him off entirely.
-He loves groove. Tons of string bending on the low E string is his ecstasy.
-Breakdowns are great for him, breaks are even greater.

He really likes Obey the Brave and Legend, as well as later Of Mice & Men and Architects. He gets enjoyment from only some songs from bands like later In Flames, After the Burial, Threat Signal, This or the Apocalypse, Beartooth.

This is mostly a hardcore/moderncore request, though some groovier more modern metal might fit his tastes. I'll be checking out all recommendations and giving my own input as to relevant I think it is to his tastes, and then probably in a week I'll be showing him most of the stuff.

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traditiondieshere
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Joined: Fri Apr 03, 2009 1:59 am
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PostPosted: Tue Dec 23, 2014 6:38 pm 
 

I'm only familiar with 90s vegan straight edge hardcore, but a few bands come to mind.

This may fit the bill, if he isn't already very familiar.

Youtube: show


Sunrise VERY GROOVE ORIENTED:

Youtube: show

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Abethedemon
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Joined: Fri May 30, 2014 12:56 pm
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Location: United States
PostPosted: Tue Dec 23, 2014 7:07 pm 
 

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=e-VZ4R0Nfok
Try Xibalba
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ZB7PjvI ... ZQ15H-mLmL
It's doom influenced metallic hardcore.
It might be a little fast for him though, but it has it's slow plodding sections.

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Indecency
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Joined: Fri Jan 27, 2012 9:15 pm
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Location: Edmonton, Canada
PostPosted: Tue Dec 23, 2014 8:08 pm 
 

Earth Crisis is something he'd probably like. Not spot on, but I think he'd find it enjoyable. He won't like Sunrise though, they're too fast and melodic.

He won't like Xibalba, they're definitely too fast, and it sounds too me like Death/Thrash/Core. I love the first 2, but my friend really doesn't.

I should add that he's not a huge fan of melodic stuff in general. Also, it's very unlikely he'll know the majority of these because he doesn't find anything himself. Anything he knows, it's because I found it for him. He's new to the genre.

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Amber Gray
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Joined: Sat Jan 21, 2012 12:30 am
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PostPosted: Tue Dec 23, 2014 8:28 pm 
 

Would he mind something mathcore-y? If not, here's Knut
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=I5Euqyc5qDk

Some Bloodlet, always heavy, ultra grooving, but the vox take some getting used to
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=I5Euqyc5qDk This album, Entheogen, is one of the best hardcore releases imo

Integrity are always heavy and groovy, but they can also get fast at times
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=izGzG5GWXFA This song though, god damn
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traditiondieshere
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PostPosted: Tue Dec 23, 2014 8:33 pm 
 

Bloodlet is great, thought about suggesting them, but they are old school, definitely not like the brand of hardcore mentioned in the op.

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Amber Gray
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PostPosted: Tue Dec 23, 2014 8:39 pm 
 

Oh didn't read that bit. I'm not too well versed in modern stuff
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Ricin
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Joined: Mon Sep 12, 2011 6:25 pm
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PostPosted: Wed Dec 24, 2014 2:23 am 
 

Youtube: show
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Smitty
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Joined: Mon Sep 24, 2012 6:41 pm
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Location: United States
PostPosted: Wed Dec 24, 2014 5:28 pm 
 

Born From Pain - Sands of Time


Since you emphasized "groove, heavy, tough and angry, low growled vocals", if he can take stuff leaning more toward groove metal with hardcore vocals. he might like the next one. This song is off their first album, but I actually prefer their second, Harmony of Discord, which is easily the heaviest album I've discovered this year.

The Destro

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Lonewolfen
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Joined: Tue Dec 04, 2007 3:07 pm
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PostPosted: Fri Jan 16, 2015 6:26 am 
 

I know what your friend love! Its call downtempo deathcore! Check bands like BODYSNATCHER, BLACK TONGUE, DESOLETED, TRAITORS, XKINGX, THE ACACIA STRAIN, WOMBWECKER, GENOCIDE DISTRICT!

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chaossphere
Metal Lunatic

Joined: Sun Nov 10, 2002 11:49 pm
Posts: 4315
Location: New Zealand
PostPosted: Fri Jan 16, 2015 5:59 pm 
 

Merauder - God Is I

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=gTZK1ZeSGd4

Madball - Hold It Down

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=A3CfJsoe4DY

Iron Monkey - Our Problem

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Drf3YtdcpEk
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Opus
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Joined: Sun Sep 22, 2002 11:06 am
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Location: Sweden
PostPosted: Sat Jan 17, 2015 6:43 am 
 

Hehe, "a friend". Come on man, embrace who you are. We won't judge you.
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Misfit74
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Joined: Fri Aug 05, 2011 1:23 am
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PostPosted: Tue Jan 20, 2015 1:14 am 
 

Hatebreed.
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XpStatic
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Joined: Sat Nov 21, 2015 1:57 pm
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Location: United States
PostPosted: Sat Nov 21, 2015 1:59 pm 
 

Try Admiral Angry or Black Sheep Wall

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Misfit74
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PostPosted: Tue Dec 01, 2015 12:17 am 
 

Misfit74 wrote:
Hatebreed.


This.

Also might try Soils of Fate
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WindMillSaw
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Joined: Wed Dec 31, 2014 5:29 am
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Location: Greece
PostPosted: Wed Dec 02, 2015 7:20 am 
 

Lamb Of God (Duh!)
Sworn In (A bit more Nu metal-oriented, but they were well received by the Hardcore/Metalcore fanbase, and no, this ain't the 2002 Hardcore band)
Gift Giver (Similar to the above)

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