Pioneering bands, such as Avenged Sevenfold, Hatebreed and Bury Your Dead, lean more towards beatdown hardcore, but some of the later bands like - Bullet For My Valentine and Parkway Drive lean more towards extreme Heavy Metal influences. There is also a strong influence from the Brazilian metal act Sepultura, who has been credited to “laying the foundation” for the genre, another band credited with inspiring the genre is Pantera, who influenced bands such as Hatebreed, Bleeding Through, Bullet For My Valentine, Avenged Sevenfold and Unearth. Some of these acts, also crossed over with the Screamo world, something that the fans of Metalcore might enjoy checking out.
Some of the very early days influences would include acts like - Black Flag and Bad Brains, others that have been credited as originators of Metalcore and are admired would include Black Sabbath, Discharge, The Exploited and The Misfits.
Yes, we fully understand that people will disagree with our list of credits, so this list is based upon the various options of others.
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