Stories: The Youth To Become
Australian metalcore with a brain – and too few tunes
As well as being almost unGoogle-able, Stories are the latest act to emerge from Australia’s thriving metal scene.
Their debut is a meandering, aggressive yet sometimes ambient album shot through with touches of prog. The band’s penchant for straying from traditional rhythms and structures is obvious from the start; opener A False Sense Of Security is a snarled rant over a persistent bassline, punctuated with unpredictable riffs.