The Thrash, Punk, and Core Fusion You Didn’t Know You Needed
Hey there, hardcore fanatics! Ever craved a track that blends thrash, punk, and all the “core” goodness seamlessly? Well, Scoundrel just delivered with “Skinwalker”. Released on October 6th, 2023, this track is a fresh breath of air straight outta Fresno, California. Let’s dive right in.
From Tremolo to Mosh Pit
First off, “Skinwalker” greets you with an unsettling tremolo. Before you know it, the tempo shifts, launching you into a thrashy hardcore punk vibe that beckons for a 2-step or circle pit dance-off. And just when you’re vibing to that, hold onto your headphones. Because the first bass drop takes things to another level.
Vocals in “Skinwalker”? An absolute rollercoaster. The vocalists play with ranges like it’s child’s play. Dropping down into an aggressive metalcore low-end mid, then flipping back to that raw, thrashy hardcore punk essence. This dance between vocal styles is what sets this track apart. Trust me; you won’t get enough of it.
Breakdowns? We Got ‘Em
Now, let’s talk breakdowns. They’re snappy, metallic, and straight-edge moshpit-worthy. These quick bursts of energy set the stage perfectly. And just when you think you’ve caught your breath, brace yourself. Scoundrel serves a classic beatdown callout leading into a breakdown that, quite frankly, screams moshpit madness. Picture this: a swarm of fists flying in rhythm, as melodic guitar leads gracefully wrap up the tune.
Simplicity, Elegance, and Pure Core Energy
So, if you’re on the hunt for something flashy, “Skinwalker” might not be it. However, if you want a song that tastefully straddles multiple “core” genres without missing a beat, this is your jam. Scoundrel has crafted a sound that’s pure “Grizzly City Metalcore”. It’s straightforward but packs a punch that resonates across the board.
A Word on Scoundrel
Originating from Fresno, California – or as they fondly call it, Grizzly City – Scoundrel has been on the scene since 2018. And in that time, they’ve cemented their signature vibe, with “Skinwalker” being the latest testament to their prowess.
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