Tag: Gift Giver

Review: “Crucify Me” by Dead Crown

After the release of their EP “Come Hell” it only seemed natural that Portland Oregon residents Dead Crown would get picked up by Stay Sick Recordings. They’re a perfect fit for the kind of band that have been appearing on their roster of late and so to see the quartet – Brent Sheffield (Bass), Bryton

The Black Map 80: Miscreant from Nottingham!

Originally formed by vocalist Harvey Jaffrey and former From Sorrow To Serenity guitarist Kieran Smith in 2015, Nottingham quartet Miscreant dropped their debut EP “Living Death” a year later with “Bitter Regrets” featuring a guest vocal appearance from Justin Johnson of Detroit Michigan Nu-Metalcore crew Gift Giver. After line up changes and shows galore, Smith

Vs. Tuesday: Two Bands! One Song! Who Wins? FIGHT! Papa Roach Edition…

…Papa Roach. The Nu-Metal turned Alternative Rockers may be on album number #10 when “Who Do You Trust?” sees release in January but the band are probably still best known for their triple platinum major label debut “Infest”. Released in 2000, it features probably one of the biggest Nu-Metal anthems around in “Last Resort”. In

Review: “In Between Misery & Apathy” by Lordis

Florida natives Lordis returned with their follow up to 2015’s “Thin Line” EP at the end of July. The self-described Doom Groove or Nu-Metalcore quintet have been building up to the release for some time with single “S//o\\S (Six of Swords)” dropping its anchor way back in 2016. The 9 track affair was recorded by Guitarist

Review: “Come Hell” EP by Dead Crown

Hailing from Portland, Oregon come Dead Crown, a quartet comprised of Vocalist Kendall Johns, Guitarist Eric Gemme, Bassist Brent Sheffield and Drummer Bryton Wilson with a reputation for making groove laden Deathcore. Their debut EP “Come Hell” was released in April and with the band members being seasoned pros with Johns being ex-We Rise the Tides,

Where Are They Now? #2 Gift Giver

Detroit, Michigan Nu-Deathcore crew Gift Giver astounded when they switched from their previous Deathcore sound to a heavier version of Nu-Metal with Deathcore leanings for their third album “White Devil” in 2016. Having already received plenty of attention for previous effort “Sh*t Life” and being signed to Centry Media after infamously being turned away by

Review: “White Devil” by Gift Giver

The third full length album from Detroit Deathcore crew Gift Giver, “White Devil” hit the streets back in October 2016. Surrounded by controversy following the exit of their bassist Dave Denard prior to recording the impact of which is heard on “Phobic” and “Scumbag Pt. 3” which hit up back to back in the first half of the

Bootleg: Full Set from Gift Giver at the Lincoln Theatre in 2015!

Time for some Detroit Nu-Metalcore. Here’s a full Set from Gift Giver at the Lincoln Theatre in 2015 on Veil of Maya’s “Matriarch Tour” with Revocation, Oceano, Entheos, and A Turning Day sponsored by Metal Injection. Lincoln Theatre, Raleigh NC, 05/26/15 Setlist: 00:00  Shitlife 03:38  Trendkill 06:58  Cursed 10:43  Death Wish 15:01  Hell Hound 18:22  Loose