Ego-Death in Death Metal

You will find no shortage of praise for the experience of “ego-death.” The self-haters, both megalomaniac and neurotic in the mediocrity they recognize in themselves, like it because Buddhists like it and self-destructive, self-pitying people love anything foreign.

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Architects – For Those Who Wish To Exist (2020)

On this site, we have always used the term “metalcore” to apply to any rock, metal, and punk hybrid, since they all converge on what they have in common, which is rock. Currently Architects are widely praised by the media, which makes sense because this empty gesture of an album is Clown World fodder.

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The essence of the hipster: irony

We know that hipsters served as the implement of tearing down metal because once you infiltrate a genre with consciously inauthentic people, it becomes easy to separate aesthetic from its cause, and therefore you make the genre into wallpaper that you can apply to any template, especially the rock/pop variety.

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