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Trap Metal is a fairly new genre popularized by famous artist "XXXTENTACION", mixing the two genres of Trap and Metal. Although it is sometimes mistaken for "Rap Metal" or "Screamo Rap", Trap Metal is a very different style genre. Unlike "Rap Metal" the vocals are derived from Metal and the instrumentals come from what some have come to call Trap. (a sub-genre of Rap which is more modern and includes more bass)  Trap Metal often sounds slightly distorted, with very harsh vocals, normally comparable to those of Screamo music, but it varies in style depending on the artist.

 

[ Here is a list of popular Trap Metal artists that I believe to be the best, and some info about the artists ] 

1. XXXTENTACION (RIP)        :       Very popular artist, known for his versatility, popularized the genre of Trap Metal, and opened the door for new upcoming artists.

2. SCARLXRD        :           British artist, formerly known for his presence on Youtube, turned to hardcore, mask-wearing musician with a unique style.

3. CITY MORGUE aka ZILLAKAMI & SOSMULA        :       Viral underground duo from New York known for their extremely hardcore music videos. (Although claiming to not be "Trap Metal", I will still include them on this list)

4. UNDEAD PAPI       :       Underground talent from Wisconsin, alike "XXXTENTACION", very versatile as well. Mainly known for his unique raspy growl-like vocals.

5. CAMERONAZI & $UBJECTZ      :       Duo from New York that is gaining popularity for their crazy "moshpit-like" style. 

6.  TANK HEAD 666     :        "Members Only" artist, "Tank Head 666" brings a whole new style of Trap Metal to the table. Known for his crazy performances and hardcore tracks.

7.  CRAIG XEN         :         Also belonging to the group "Members Only",  Craig Xen is a Florida artist who has worked with artists such as "XXXTENTACION", "TANK HEAD 666", and more

8. KAMIYADA         :         Known for his intense single "Damage Critical" where he goes completely NUTS.   

9. SYBYR        :          Peculiar musician from Maryland, mainly known for going missing for months and his absurd music.

10. PRXJEK        :         Ear throbbing artist from Florida, mainly known for making Trap Metal songs so intense and loud that they are now known as "Ear Rape".

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I was at some Hall in Chicago there’s a kid called Loko With Da Mask or something super underground but just noticed that the scene reached there thought it was East Coast specific. Cool to see it spread X really did something here. RIP

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Another super underground artists are MIMI BARKS  

and MSHAA

 

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ZsHwGIo0SdU

 

MSHAA

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=FW92i4Le4Dg

 

the second one, if your check the whole album is even more industrial metal than trap,  maybe even influenced by Ministry, marilyn manson, skinny puppy or GGFH  :D

in such a strange way modern music is going now...

 

 

 

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