There is more to the German music scene than Rammstein, Accept, Oomph!, Lindemann, Doro, Scorpions, and Megaherz. Metal fans will remember Kreator and Sodom from Teutonic thrash metal’s “Big Four,” which extends to Destruction and Tankard. In 2012, Nuclear Blast released a split-EP that contained Iron Maiden and Motörhead covers by these pillars of German […]
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Let’s be real: none of us came to metal because we go along to get along. The truth is that the majority of metalheads are in some ways harsh, hostile, antisocial, and outspoken, and the […]
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The year 2001 was absolutely massive for heavy music. Metal had branched out in a multitude of different directions across all corners of the world, making the genre as diverse as it ever had been. With mainstream successes conquering the charts, and underground releases that become cult and critical favorites, 2001 was jammed packed with […]
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A lot of people conflate rap metal and nü-metal, but really, how many nü-metal bands rap? Perhaps the presence of turntables and baggy shorts confuses people, but influential acts like Korn, Mudvayne, and Deftones completely lacked the rap flavors of Limp Bizkit and P.O.D.. In fact, bands like Faith No More and Rage Against the Machine centered on […]
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Pissed-off ragers Ingrown recently released their debut album Gun, so we got vocalist/guitarist Ross Hansen to tell us what five heavy albums changed his life.
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Russia is like a time machine. That is why one of the nation's most popular rock band goes by that name, Машина Времени/Time Machine. Although Soviet citizens missed out on 69 years of fashion and music, you can see past decades play themselves out in perfect harmony in parallel storefronts. Maybe you missed out on […]
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For some reason, there is an apprehension by metalheads to get into Rush. Some are (understandably) turned away by Geddy Lee’s zany, high-pitched vocals. You’re not exactly wrong if you think of South Park’s Terrance and Phillip the second you hear his voice. But, more often than not, the songs just aren’t heavy enough for […]
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