Monday, December 10, 2018

"The history of rock and metal celebrated in new children’s book

Don’t Fear The Dark could well be the perfect gift for young heavy metal heroes this Christmas

Friday, December 7, 2018

"How Century Media Records changed metal forever

How Century Media Records changed metal forever
Over three decades of noise, Century Media have helped to shape the sound of metal itself. As the heavyweight label celebrates 30 years, we relive its amazing journey

"Why the death of genres is bad news for metal


Why the death of genres is bad news for metal
With fans having access to more different types of music than ever, are metal’s various scenes in trouble?

Thursday, November 29, 2018

Wednesday, November 21, 2018

"Can Amazon's Alexa identify these metal bands?


Can Amazon's Alexa identify these metal bands?
Alexa is built into many Amazon devices, including the Echo and Dot, but does it recognise metal?

Saturday, November 17, 2018

"The world of rock and metal reacts to Stan Lee's death


Musicians from across the world of rock and metal have posted their thoughts and condolences following the death of Stan Lee

Monday, November 5, 2018

"Scientists study the psychology of death metal


Scientists study the psychology of death metal
Psychology professor William Forde Thompson of Australia's Macquarie University and his colleagues have published a series of scientific papers about the appeal of death metal. The scientists were surprised to learn that death metal fans aren't particularly angry or violent people and actually in a happy place whilst head-banging to the likes of Morbid Angel (above) and Cannibal Corpse (below). The research reminds me of how my dad was always so surprised at my love for goth music even though I was a generally happy teen. From Scientific American:

Saturday, November 3, 2018

"Manowar’s Karl Logan arrest: Disturbing details emerge


After Manowar guitarist Karl Logan was arrested in August on charges of third-degree sexual exploitation of a minor - further details emerge

"The 10 heaviest rock 'n' roll horror movies


The 10 heaviest rock 'n' roll horror movies
Proof that rock and metal go hand in hand with scary horror movies

Monday, October 29, 2018

"A tribute to Andie Airfix, Def Leppard and Metallica designer


Andie Aifix, who designed artwork for Def Leppard, Metallica, the Rolling Stones and more, has died after a short but serious illness