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10 bands that prove why Misfits endure, from Metallica to My Chemical Romance
10 bands that prove why Misfits endure, from Metallica to My Chemical Romance
Misfits are the very model of an influential punk band. Which was most likely not Glenn Danzig’s goal when he formed them in 1977 in his native Lodi, New Jersey, naming them for Marilyn Monroe’s final film from 1961. After initially being driven by Danzig’s distorted electric piano, Misfits became known for sludgy power chords pitched in the key of Black Sabbath set to Ramones-oid tempos and song
These 10 bands showcase the Ramones’ undying influence on music
These 10 bands showcase the Ramones’ undying influence on music
Boston, Massachusetts, Sept. 25, 2021: The 1965 Mosrite Ventures II electric guitar played by Johnny Ramone on every Ramones album from 1977 onward and at 1,985 of their live shows sold at auction for $937,500. Not bad, considering the punk guitar architect paid $200 for it, after his original one he bought for $50 in the early ‘70s was stolen.  ...
10 underrated ’90s lead singers who stepped in when another vocalist left
10 underrated ’90s lead singers who stepped in when another vocalist left
Replacing an original band member is never a fun experience, and there’s surely no role more difficult to fill than that of the lead singer. There have been exceptions to the rule, in the sense that the band went on to continue being successful (think Sammy Hagar in Van Halen), but there have also been more than enough singers who replaced the original and didn’t get the credit he or she deserved.
Lars Ulrich’s least favorite Metallica song may surprise you
Lars Ulrich’s least favorite Metallica song may surprise you
Lars Ulrich has finally revealed which Metallica song is his least favorite and his choice may surprise you. The song is off of Metallica's classic 1988 album ...And Justice For All. Read more: MGK could have his biggest chart debut yet with ‘Tickets To My Downfall’ Ulrich recently revealed that "Sad But True" is one of his all-time favorite Metallica songs. In an inte...
James Hetfield schedules first public appearance since starting rehab
James Hetfield schedules first public appearance since starting rehab
Back in September, Metallica frontman James Hetfield entered rehab for issues with alcohol addiction and now he's scheduled his first public appearance since then. Hetfield will be showing up to the Reclaimed Rust: The James Hetfield Collection opening night at the Petersen Automotive Museum in Los Angeles on January 30. Read More: Misfit... Read More ...
Metallica fan who scared off cougar gets phone call from James Hetfield
Metallica fan who scared off cougar gets phone call from James Hetfield
One Metallica fan used one of the band’s songs to combat a wild animal and it turns out, it actually worked.  Now, the band have contacted her in honor of her viral story.  Read more: While She Sleeps launch merch highlighting reality of streaming statistics To backtrack, Canadian woman Dee Gallant discussed an encounter she had with a cougar and how she used heavy metal to save herself.  Gallant
Metallica frontman James Hetfield rocks Slayer sing-along while driving
Metallica frontman James Hetfield rocks Slayer sing-along while driving
Metallica main man James Hetfield is known to listen to some rad tunes while driving, but it's pretty sweet he's sharing his love for Slayer with the world. The guitarist and vocalist posted a video to his Instagram of him driving down a highway tearing it up to Slayer's "Angel Of Death." Read More: J.K. ... Read More ...
Metallica singer James Hetfield has solo Motörhead jam session in his car
Metallica singer James Hetfield has solo Motörhead jam session in his car
Metallica frontman James Hetfield just showed his love of Motörhead on Instagram and we are here for it. The Metallica Instagram account posted a video of the musician rocking out to the band’s song “Ace Of Spades.” Read more: ‘Stranger Things’ prequel comic introduces Eleven’s fellow test subject “Happy Memorial Weekend!!!” the caption read.   ...

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