When it comes to spiky and illegible band logos, the internet has it covered
Tuesday, June 11, 2019
Sunday, June 2, 2019
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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.)
Friday, May 31, 2019
Sunday, May 26, 2019
Pressure. Controversy. An army of haters. It seems like nothing can throw Ghost off-course. How Ghost's mastermind Tobias Forge took on the world… and won
A sad day for metalheads.
Thursday, May 23, 2019
Tuesday, April 30, 2019
70,000 Tons Of Metal cruise is pulling up the anchor and getting ready to sail to Mexico in 2020 – here we look back on five essential performances from the festival's history
New figures from independent digital music distributor TuneCore show what we’ve all known for years… heavy metal is thriving!
Tuesday, April 23, 2019
There's a limit to the volume of death metal humans can reproduce -- their fingers and vocal chords can only handle so much. Thanks to technology, however, you'll never have to go short. CJ Carr and Zack Zukowski recently launched a YouTube channel t...
Friday, April 19, 2019
Among the materials brought to the council were CDs from Cryptopsy, Necrotic Mutation and Despised Icon.
Monday, April 15, 2019
Friday, April 5, 2019
Sunday, March 31, 2019
Rammstein have just released a jaw-dropping video for new single Deutschland – but what exactly is it all about?
Thursday, March 28, 2019
Tuesday, March 19, 2019
Bölüm I: "O gün benim okuldaki ilk havalı günümdü…"
Devil horns, hailing Satan, a song called Black Sabbath. No, it’s not a metal highlight reel: they were all found on Coven's unsung classic from 1969