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Posted in Metalcore, Terrorizer by newmusicexcess on February 10, 2010

In issue 193, February 2010 of Terrorizer they have a feature on metalcore. As part of the feature they include an “Anthems For Insubordinates” in the “Mainstream Metalcore” section, a list which they describe as “ten records that, for good or ill, put metalcore on  the mainstream metal map”.

I have just started working my way through the list as most of the albums, except for one, are available to listen to on Spotify (I’ve not checked Grooveshark yet). If you fancy doing the same by whatever means available to you, or just want to see what’s on the list as a discussion starter with your buddies, here is the list in date order, as it appears on page 57 of the magazine.

  • Poison The Well – The Opposite Of December (Trustkill 1999)
    Poison The Well – The Opposite Of December
  • Unearth – The Strings Of Conscious (Eulogy 2001)
    Unearth – The Strings Of Conscious
  • Killswitch Engage – Alive Or Just Breathing (Roadrunner 2002)
    Killswitch Engage – Alive Or Just Breathing
  • Shadows Fall – The Art Of Balance (Century Media 2002)
    Shadows Fall – The Art Of Balance
  • Hatebreed – Perseverance (Universal 2002)
    Hatebreed – Perseverance
  • Atreyu – Suicide Notes And Butterfly Kisses (Victory 2002)
    Atreyu – Suicide Notes And Butterfly Kisses
  • Bleeding Through – This Is Love, This Is Murderous (Trustkill 2003)
    Bleeding Through – This Is Love, This Is Murderous
  • Eighteen Visions – Obsessions (Trustkill 2004)
    Eighteen Visions – Obsessions
  • Underoath – They’re Only Chasing Safety (Solid State 2004)
    Underoath – They’re Only Chasing Safety

http://www.terrorizer.com/issue/193

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