As the latest album by Deftones, 'Ohms' is a sonic punch that only solidifies the Sacramento gang as masters of their art. It constantly ebbs and flows, balancing melodic choruses with crushing guitars riffs and infectious rhythms which make you bob your head to their steady pacing - even more proof that when they work with producer Terry Date, the band strikes gold.
There’s a lot of 20 year anniversaries approaching for classic and “classic” albums from the much maligned nu-metal genre in the next year or so. 'Infest', 'Chocolate Starfish and the Hot Dog Flavored Water', 'Toxicity', 'Hybrid Theory' and 'Iowa' are but a few that will be reaching that landmark. An album that managed to shake off the nu-metal label and become an all-time great in alternative and heavy music is 'White Pony' by Deftones. 'White Pony’s use of trip-hop, hip-hop and experimental rock, alongside some incredibly atmospheric imagery helped shape an entire generation of heavy music and remains an absolute powerhouse to this day.
Loathe are a band that are looking to take the steps required to put their head above the crowded and frankly oversaturated metalcore/hardcore scene. With their latest album, 'I Let It In And It Took Everything', they look to be properly armed and equipped to do just that.
After rescheduling their original London gig back in November following the tragic Paris shootings at the Eagles Of Death Metal gig at the Bataclan, Deftones made their way to Wembley Arena and the White Pony’s couldn't keep us away!