Overcast, All That Remains, Bad Wolves, Etc. Members Respond To Atreyu Singer’s Claims Of ‘Inventing Metalcore’


A few tenured musicians have reacted to the recent declaration made by Atreyu frontman Alex Varkatzas. In an interview with Rock Sound published earlier this week, Varkatzas boldly claimed that his band had “invented metalcore.” (you can read that full quote here.)

Among the scene vets to speak up were Bad Wolves guitarist Doc Coyle, who of course previously spent time in God Forbid. He commented on the matter:

This led to All That Remains vocalist Phil Labonte to chime in. Labonte himself of course was an early vocalist for Shadows Fall as well.

Brian Fair, vocalist of 90s metalcore band Overcast as well as Shadows Fall and others, also took the time to share his thoughts on the matter:

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