Blast Beats is a weekly column in which extreme music artists discuss their favorite hip-hop records.
In this week’s Blast Beats, End It guitarist Ray Lee and Outsider vocalist Joe Kincaid stop by to list some of their favorite hip-hop releases and artists. Picks include classics from Project Pat and Jay-Z, as well as nods to contemporary acts such as Rae Sremmurd. Check it out below. Continue Reading
Earlier this year, Richmond, Virginia hardcore quartet Outsider released their debut demo tape via Flatspot Records. Featuring current and former members of Cold Touch, Upperhand, and others, Outsider is yet another band effectively modernizing a classic hardcore sound. Full of galloping rhythms, adrenaline pumping guitar riffs, and raw aggression, Outsider’s 2018 demo is a hard-hitting release that will serve as a precursor for what is to come.
We recently caught up with vocalist Joe Kincaid who agreed to discuss the meanings behind each of the release’s four tracks. Dive back into the riff-happy world of Demo 2018 and check out what Kincaid had to say after the break. Continue Reading