I really miss the sounds from my high school days. Those years of music have become my referential point by which all music I listen to now is judged against.
Twenty years ago, Metallica's self-titled album entered the No. 1 slot on the Billboard 200, where it would stay for four weeks. The band's most successful album, it has sold 22 million copies w... Continue reading "Dubbing The Unforgiven: 20 Years Of Metallica's "Black Album" " >
I pride myself on being open minded, so it is very important to me that I consider both sides of an issue before I decide what I think about something! For example, I have always thought that "melodic metal" was a very confusing idea. To me, melody and metal are like oil and water: no [...]
A musician's heaven can quickly turn into a musician's hell. If you need a new set of guitar strings or drumsticks, just head to that shining beacon of sundry rock and roll knick-knacks know... Continue reading "Listomania: Top 10 Most Annoying Songs Heard Regularly at Guitar Center" >
Outer space - not particularly "metal", is it? The things about space that are pretty metal - aliens, big freaky robots, whatever it is Bruce Dickinson is singing about on the latest Iron Maiden album - aren't really what space is about. Space is really about science, satellites, and very, very slow spacewalks. But if [...]