Which Metalcore band is better?Posted by: DrumGuy18
These are strictly opinion based votes.
Asking Alexandria are an English metalcore band from York, North Yorkshire. The band was formed in 2008 when Ben Bruce contacted his old companions upon returning to the United Kingdom after residing in Dubai. The current lineup consists of Ben Bruce, Danny Worsnop, Cameron Liddell, Sam Bettley and James Cassells.
Parkway Drive is an Australian metalcore band from Byron Bay, New South Wales, formed in 2002. As of 2013, Parkway Drive has released four full-length albums, Killing with a Smile, Horizons, Deep Blue, and Atlas, one EP, two DVDs, a split album and one book; "Ten Years of Parkway Drive". Their latest three albums peaked in the top 10 of the Australian ARIA chart.
Issues is an American metalcore band from Atlanta, Georgia. They formed in the summer of 2012 and were signed to Rise Records shortly after their formation. They released their first EP, Black Diamond, on November 13, 2012, and their self-titled debut album on February 18, 2014 followed by the Diamond Dreams EP on November 18, 2014.
Miss May I
Miss May I is an American melodic metalcore band from Troy, Ohio. Formed in 2007, they signed to Rise Records in 2008 and released their debut album, Apologies Are for the Weak through the label while the members were still attending high school. The album reached 76 on the Billboard 200, No. 29 on Billboard's Top Heatseekers, and No. 66 on Top Independent Albums. The band has also had some of their material featured in big name productions; the song "Forgive and Forget" is featured on the Saw VI Original Motion Picture Soundtrack, and their song "Apologies Are for the Weak" is included in the video game Saints Row: The Third.The band has retained the same lineup since its formation, with the only exception being bassist Ryan Neff's leaving in 2007 who later returned to the band in 2009. Miss May I released their second studio album, Monument, on August 16, 2010, their third album, At Heart on June 12, 2012 and their fourth, Rise of the Lion on April 29, 2014.
A Day To Remember
A Day to Remember is an American rock band from Ocala, Florida, founded in 2003 by guitarist Tom Denney and drummer Bobby Scruggs. They are known for their unusual amalgamation of metalcore and pop punk as a musical style, sometimes resulting in a sound similar to post-hardcore, and for their energetic live performances. The band consists of vocalist Jeremy McKinnon, rhythm guitarist and backing vocalist Neil Westfall, bassist Joshua Woodard, percussion and drummer Alex Shelnutt and lead guitarist Kevin Skaff.Signing with Indianola Records for their first album, And Their Name Was Treason, Scruggs was replaced by Shelnutt in 2006. Later that year the band recorded For Those Who Have Heart with Victory Records. They embarked on several tours of the UK and U.S. and played at several festivals, before recording and releasing Homesick. While promoting Homesick on tour, Denney was replaced by Skaff. Soon after releasing their next album, What Separates Me from You, the band went on a worldwide tour to promote it. Beginning in 2011, the band has been involved in a lawsuit with Victory Records over their recording contract.
August Burns Red
August Burns Red is an American Christian metalcore band, from Manheim, Pennsylvania. Formed in 2003, the group began their first performances while a majority of the members were attending their senior year of high school, and soon began playing shows around Lancaster, before being signed to CI Records, and afterward, Solid State Records. The group is currently signed to Fearless Records, and is primarily known for their heavy breakdowns and odd-meter riffs. They cite Between the Buried and Me, Misery Signals and Hopesfall as their main influences.