Funny, but one of the important things you learn as you listen to a lot of music is what kinds of music you gravitate towards. Me, I tend to like more groove-oriented music and a place a high premium on songwriting and vocal ability. For stuff on the metal end, I tend to leave that to folks who love it, like my friend Laina up in Toronto.
But I work hard to keep my ears open. On that note, here’s a group of rap/metal/hardcore up-and-comers out of the DC scene. Check ‘em out!