About My Absence: A Quick Life Update

that-djenty-fool-metallicaYou may have noticed this past fortnight or so that I’ve not posted anything on That Djenty Fool (and for that I apologize). This has been the longest period of time between posts since I started this blog back in April this year, and I feel that- regardless if you care or not- I needed to address the reasons why as well as certain changes in the future. Continue reading

Saturday Slaylist 05/11/2016: Trivium

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Trivium circa 2016

Its been very busy in the Trivium camp as of late. Following the release of Silence In The Snow in 2015, the band have spent the better part of this year touring in support of said album as well as promoting the rerelease of their debut opus Ember To Inferno. Seeing as the band have chosen to revisit their back catalogue, I thought it would be appropriate to do the same for this week’s Saturday Slaylist. Continue reading

The Rise And Fall Of The Nu Metal Revival

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Not too long ago I came across an article on Metalsucks that asked “What’s the Next Big Trend in Metal?”, in which the writer discussed the notion of trends in metal, and where the next big ‘thing’ would come from. It was an interesting little article, and it definitely made me think about what could be the next popular sub-genre of metal- but the sheer quantity of potential directions the ‘scene’ could head in is hard to pinpoint. That being said, if you’d asked me this question around two years ago, I genuinely would have thought: nu metal. Continue reading