The Telegraph :: New London, Connecticut

Kingdom of Giants is poised to soar beyond "best kept secret" status and into the modern metal and post-hardcore stratosphere, with a continuously evolving sound that pushes both the band and it's audience forward. While firmly rooted in classic metalcore elements, familiar to fans of KILLSWITCH ENGAGE and AS I LAY DYING or international counterparts like ARCHITECTS UK and NORTHLANE, the six-piece California band bravely color outside the lines of the safe and predictable.The earliest incarnation of Kingdom of Giants hit the road before ever entering a studio. Ground Culture (2014) was the first true introduction to the scene. All the Hell You've Got to Spare (2017) followed. Both records were quickly recognized in the underground press for their deliberate emotional intensity. Kingdom of Giants is unafraid to tackle tougher subjects within their songs. This is dark, heavy, often "evil" sounding music, but it is all driven by a sense of optimism and purpose.Like the brightest spots of latter day Bring Me The Horizon, Passenger, the band's fourth record, is a deft blend of bottom-heavy modern metal and melodic hardcore, with structural nods to smart pop and hip-hop, without sounding confused or incohesive. Perhaps most excitingly, Kingdom of Giants has found a way to infuse the 12-song album with elements of the 80s inspired synthwave and chillwave movements, popularized by groundbreaking retrofuturistic acts like THE MIDNIGHT.
Kingdom of Giants is poised to soar beyond "best kept secret" status and into the modern metal and post-hardcore stratosphere, with a continuously evolving sound that pushes both the band and it's audience forward. While firmly rooted in classic metalcore elements, familiar to fans of KILLSWITCH ENGAGE and AS I LAY DYING or international counterparts like ARCHITECTS UK and NORTHLANE, the six-piece California band bravely color outside the lines of the safe and predictable.The earliest incarnation of Kingdom of Giants hit the road before ever entering a studio. Ground Culture (2014) was the first true introduction to the scene. All the Hell You've Got to Spare (2017) followed. Both records were quickly recognized in the underground press for their deliberate emotional intensity. Kingdom of Giants is unafraid to tackle tougher subjects within their songs. This is dark, heavy, often "evil" sounding music, but it is all driven by a sense of optimism and purpose.Like the brightest spots of latter day Bring Me The Horizon, Passenger, the band's fourth record, is a deft blend of bottom-heavy modern metal and melodic hardcore, with structural nods to smart pop and hip-hop, without sounding confused or incohesive. Perhaps most excitingly, Kingdom of Giants has found a way to infuse the 12-song album with elements of the 80s inspired synthwave and chillwave movements, popularized by groundbreaking retrofuturistic acts like THE MIDNIGHT.
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10. Bleach
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Kingdom of Giants is poised to soar beyond "best kept secret" status and into the modern metal and post-hardcore stratosphere, with a continuously evolving sound that pushes both the band and it's audience forward. While firmly rooted in classic metalcore elements, familiar to fans of KILLSWITCH ENGAGE and AS I LAY DYING or international counterparts like ARCHITECTS UK and NORTHLANE, the six-piece California band bravely color outside the lines of the safe and predictable.The earliest incarnation of Kingdom of Giants hit the road before ever entering a studio. Ground Culture (2014) was the first true introduction to the scene. All the Hell You've Got to Spare (2017) followed. Both records were quickly recognized in the underground press for their deliberate emotional intensity. Kingdom of Giants is unafraid to tackle tougher subjects within their songs. This is dark, heavy, often "evil" sounding music, but it is all driven by a sense of optimism and purpose.Like the brightest spots of latter day Bring Me The Horizon, Passenger, the band's fourth record, is a deft blend of bottom-heavy modern metal and melodic hardcore, with structural nods to smart pop and hip-hop, without sounding confused or incohesive. Perhaps most excitingly, Kingdom of Giants has found a way to infuse the 12-song album with elements of the 80s inspired synthwave and chillwave movements, popularized by groundbreaking retrofuturistic acts like THE MIDNIGHT.
        
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