The band are perhaps best known for their varying screamed vocal styles, dadaist lyrical content, and noisy, synth-infused, non-stop beat-your-head-against-the-wall grindcore, all while somehow managing to be at least a little catchy.
Several members of New Found Glory have long been involved in hardcore side-projects, but kept NFG around presumably to make a living. The band's never so much as hinted at a hardcore background, but here they mix these sounds to surprising effect.
uneXpect's debut EP, _wE, Invaders, shows the band at their most accessible, but don't confuse this as meaning this isn't a highly atypical and unusually creative release.
Come Clarity finds In Flames somewhere between the melodic death metal of Whoracle and the alternative sound of Soundtrack to Your Escape. The mixture here provides for a highly emotive and energetic set of songs.
According to my actual 2010 self! It's time to take another trip down memory lane.
According to my actual 2009 self!
Metallica finally gives the people what they wanted with Death Magnetic. Well, mostly.
Dog Fashion Disco's Adultery is an incredible journey in sound and storytelling.
AFI's return to guitar driven rock-based '80s inspired pop music is a largely successful change in sound, though Crash Love ultimately proved to be the end of their mainstream popularity.
The album starts out with the incredible "Night Letters", which rages out of the gate with Propagandhi's most metal moment ever [which is still true as of 2018!].