Tuesday, June 11, 2019

"The 10 Most Malevolent Black Metal Logo Memes

When it comes to spiky and illegible band logos, the internet has it covered

Sunday, June 2, 2019

"1980s Metalhead Kids Are Alright: Scientific Study Shows That They Became Well-Adjusted Adults

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In the 1980s, The Parents Music Resource Center (PMRC), an organization co-founded by Tipper Gore and the wives of several other Washington power brokers, launched a political campaign against pop music, hoping to put warning labels on records that promoted Sex, Violence, Drug and Alcohol Use. Along the way, the PMRC issued "the Filthy Fifteen," a list of 15 particularly objectionable songs. Hits by Madonna, Prince and Cyndi Lauper made the list. But the list really took aim at heavy metal bands from the 80s -- namely, Judas Priest, Mötley Crüe, Twisted Sister, W.A.S.P., Def Leppard, Black Sabbath, and Venom. (Interesting footnote: the Soviets separately created a list of blackballed rock bands, and it looked pretty much the same.)

Thursday, May 23, 2019

"20 Reasons Why Goth Will Never Die

20 Reasons Why Goth Will Never Die
In aid of World Goth Day, here are our thoughts on why the goth sub-culture is here to stay