Friday, October 19, 2018

"Your ultimate heavy metal Halloween playlist


Your ultimate heavy metal Halloween playlist
Make your spooky party the most metal Halloween ever!

Sunday, October 14, 2018

"50 things you never knew about Woodstock

50 things you never knew about Woodstock
Everything you could wish to know about the legendary 1969 festival that became a unique part of rock'n'roll lore

Saturday, October 13, 2018

"The Origins of the Death Growl in Metal Music


The Origins of the Death Growl in Metal Music
When Arab-Spanish Sephardi Jewish merchant Abraham ben Jacob first encountered the Vikings in Denmark, he had this to say:
"Never before I have heard uglier songs than those of the Vikings in Slesvig. The growling sound coming from their throats reminds me of dogs howling, only more untamed."

Friday, October 12, 2018

" The 5 guitarists who built heavy metal


The 5 guitarists who built heavy metal
They forged the sound in the pits of hard rock, then took it beyond the realms of belief. We bow down before the guitarists who shaped metal

Tuesday, October 9, 2018

"From Metallica to Bitcoin: Metal's Rocking the Digital World


From Metallica to Bitcoin: Metal's Rocking the Digital World
“Don’t be Disturbed; the Megadeth is not upon us. We simply need to embrace the Lamb of God!” We’re all...

Thursday, October 4, 2018

"Watch Metallica deliver epic live version of One from 1996


Metallica share live video of their performance of One from Stockholm in 1996 - taken from upcoming …And Justice For All reissue

Sunday, September 30, 2018

"Jimi Hendrix voted Greatest Guitarist Of All Time


Jimi Hendrix voted Greatest Guitarist Of All Time
Online poll puts Jimi Hendrix at the top of a list of 50 legendary guitarists

"The 50 Best Metal Riffs Ever


The 50 Best Metal Riffs Ever
We asked rock's most prominent players to pick their favourite metal riffs of all time. It wasn’t easy. Here are the final results, as compiled by Team Hammer. Plectrums up…

Thursday, September 27, 2018

"Study Compares Moshing To Rituals Performed By Rainforest Tribes In Papua, New Guinea


Metal is a "complex, inclusive and global community that now encompasses several generations."

"A tribute to Jeff Hanneman, written by Dave Lombardo


A tribute to Jeff Hanneman, written by Dave Lombardo
Five years ago, we lost the mighty Jeff Hanneman. We asked his former Slayer bandmate Dave Lombardo to pay tribute to a friend, icon and one of metal’s greatest ever guitarists

"Hear the Last Time the Jimi Hendrix Experience Ever Played Together: The Riotous Denver Pop Festival of 1969


You know it’s got to be bad when you quit the Jimi Hendrix Experience just months after the revolutionary, expansive Electric Ladyland hit number one on US and UK charts, but if you’re Noel Redding, you’re plenty fed up with the psychedelic circus. “The recording sessions were ridiculous,” Redding told Rolling Stone in a 1969 interview, “and on stage, it was getting ridiculous.” The last straw for Redding had come a few months earlier at the Denver Pop Festival in June. After tear gas forced the band offstage, fired by police at an unruly crowd, “I went up to Jimi that night,” says the bassist, “said goodbye, and caught the next plane back to London.”

"5 Insane Death Metal Drummers


5 Insane Death Metal Drummers
In the past we’ve tackled Black Metal, Thrash Metal and Grindcore here at Metal Injection’s prestigious, 5 Insane _____ Metal...