Earth Groans - Renovate album review

Small Mercies - new Blood

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These South Dakotan Josh Scogin-worshippers incite a right old racket with their debut EP, powering their disparate, pacy metalcore with hooks without sounding like Chariot copycats. Full-length, please.

Alec Chillingworth

Alec is a longtime contributor with first-class BA Honours in English with Creative Writing, and has worked for Metal Hammer since 2014. Over the years, he's written for Noisey, Stereoboard, uDiscoverMusic, and the good ship Hammer, interviewing major bands like Slipknot, Rammstein, and Tenacious D (plus some black metal bands your cool uncle might know). He's read Ulysses thrice, and it got worse each time.