Soilwork is doing something similar, but aiming a little less at the nü-metal crowd and more at, maybe, industrial fans? Half the riffs on their two most recent albums, Natural Born Chaos and Figure Number Five, seem guaranteed to entice fans of bands such as the recently reborn Ministry and Static-X. As in the case of In Flames, though, Soilwork has retained its essential metal core. Both groups are still the same crushing thrash bands; they've just decided to move the sound into the future. Have a little faith, and go along with 'em. It's worth the trip.
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