Thursday, November 29, 2018

"This Is Why You Need To Learn Music Theory If You're A Heavy Metal Musician

A musician who doesn’t know any theory is like a painter who doesn’t know the names of colors.

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