Washington’s unsigned metalcore act Dissimulator deserves your attention regardless of how you feel about the genre. Vocalist Jared Dines has been making a name for himself on YouTube by posting metal parody videos that cover several different subgenres ranging from crabcore to power metal. He recently posted a helpful tutorial for those wondering how to properly hold a guitar in hardcore music.

If you haven’t seen his video of ten different subgenres of metal, be absolutely sure to watch that as well.



Droning On

The world came to a halt in 2020, but London-based Drones trudged on, giving a voice to the hurt that circulates with (or without) a pandemic: "You shouldn’t underestimate the power of writing things down or literally speaking them out loud, which I’m learning. I’m glad I made these songs, no matter how personal they are."


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