|Leah from ALIASES, a prog-|
ressive metalcore band, a subgenre near
our own one, defying the convention
of all metalcore bands having all-male members.
Thursday, 8 March 2012
CO - Representation of Gender in our video
To begin with, it would be important to note that our video roughly features the gender-based conventions of most metalcore/metal, as the most predominant feature is the fully male lineup of Sunburnt In December. Most bands of the genre have this gendered approach, such as August Burns Red, The Devil Wears Prada, The Acacia Strain, Periphery and more, just off the top of my head. Going against this convention however, are bands such as Kittie, Arch Enemy, Aliases, Eyes Set to Kill, iwrestledabearonce! and more all feature female