E. Town Concrete
It is hard to describe ETC to aggressive music fans who haven’t heard of them, but they’re possibly one of the greatest hardcore bands of all time. First of all, it is about the songs, when it comes to them. Their songs are cohesive statements. Cohesive songs are often lacking in metal or hardcore for just piecing riffs together. But even so when it comes to riffs, damn…. They have riff upon riff, and these riffs make you want to fucking dance. Lastly, their message was extremely impactful. ETC’s message was always a perseverance story, channelled through rage, sadness, bitterness, and despair. All the while, being true to “hardcore,” for what it’s worth. Love this band.