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Best of Nashville Alt Rock/Metal Acts: Fable Cry and Killing Grace

Best of Nashville Alt Rock/Metal Acts: Fable Cry and Killing Grace

Our Best of Nashville 2017 poll began last week with the Alt Rock/Metal category and, after you-the-people cast your vote, we have the results to share with you!

Overall Poll winner (Jurors vote + Readers' vote): Fable Cry

Readers' Poll Winner (Readers' Vote only): Killing Grace

Fable Cry is an alternative rock act that might more accurately be characterized as horror-rock. Their string-heavy compositions and theatrical song structures could easily be soundtracks to psychological thrillers. The band's style and sound are comically dark. They create a circus-like, psychedelic atmosphere that would please any lover of the occult and revel in pure weirdness. After listening to their work it's easy to see how they've come to develop such a cult following. 

Killing Grace packs a powerful sonic punch. With hard-hitting, distorted guitars, powerful vocals, and complex rhythms and melodies, these Tennessee natives carry on a metal tradition always in search of places to manifest. Influenced by the sound of bands like Avenged Sevenfold and Seether, they maintain and defend a sonic niche in a rock genre increasingly in need of torchbearers. 

Honorable mention goes to Jay Leo Phillips (second in the overall chart).

The full list of nominees can be found under the streaming tracks.


 Here is the list of all the finalists in the Nashville Alt Rock/Metal category and their readers' poll results.                    

 Fable Cry
  40%   158 votes
 Jay Leo Phillips
  0%   3 votes
 Killing Grace
  52%   203 votes
  4%   18 votes
  0%   0 votes
 Tower Defense
  1%   5 votes

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