Black Veil Brides
Their popularity is not exclusive to Ultimate Guitar you'll be glad to know, with numerous brutal magazines deeming them to be the real torchbearers for the future of metal. Some of these magazines include Maxim, The Advocate, Cosmopolitan and a new underground Scandinavian publication known as Kerrang. With corpse paint that may have the members of Immortal thinking they aren't worth it, Black Veil Brides are a true force to be reckoned with. Rob Halford recently commented on lead singer Andy Ballsacks remarkable vocal abilities, "He's just fabulous! He puts me to shame, even in my prime!"
Five Finger Death Punch
If you are currently wearing a sweat drenched vest and drinking protein shakes whilst contemplating your favourite pastime of LIFTING WEIGHTS then Five Finger Death Punch are the metal band for you. A recent reviewer beautifully predicted that "They will be as influential to the future of metal as Mahatma Ghandi was to dictatorship." Phil Anselmo recently praised them in an interview with Glamour magazine, "They remind me of Pantera and Metallica so much! They've never sold out and have always remained true to their roots. That's what matters!" You should watch out or you might get knocked out by the punch that this band's brutality packs!
Sleeping With Sirens
With a unique voice that has been described as "Bruce Dickinson if he was unsure of his manhood," Kellin Quinn is one of metal's most promising new frontwomen and with a formidable boyband to back her pipes, who knows, metal might have a new ruler. Varg Vikernes recently praised them in an interview with Mens Health, "This is the music I work out to on the ground my forefathers fought upon. I don't know what will ignite quicker, my next church or the passion in the hearts of the master race for the great Sleeping With Sirens." Sounds good enough right? Stay untuned for more brutality.
Best known for their hits "Lateralus," "A New Level" and "Hammer Smashed Face," Linkin Park have been described as "the new Morbid Angel and the successors of Slayer." (A bit far-fetched for my liking.) The band's poster boy Kim Jong Un chatted to metal magazine Buzzfeed recently, "There's a lot of poser metal out there today but don't worry, we'll root it out and stay trve. My brother's band DragonForce especially have to go. Pacman metal sucks!" Buzzfeed later edited the article in typical fashion saying, "We respect Kim's opinion no matter what, we know his name not his story!"
Now that they've got rid of the curious looking ginger, perhaps this band's music will finally have some soul! In all seriousness a new release is anticipated in the near future and if it's as good as guitarist Bruce Wayne is making it out to be, maybe metal has a new torchbearer. "Put one bass string on your guitar (It can be a fretless guitar if you know what I mean), chug away, sing about some random ex and there you have it a recipe for the ultimate metal band of our century." This album will be revolutionary in the Tumblr community!