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10 metal tracks that aren’t afraid to call out systemic racism
10 metal tracks that aren’t afraid to call out systemic racism
Heavy metal has long been a scene of tackling societal issues, and political stances are frequently taken by songwriters in the genre. While it’s undeniable that some have created issues, most notably the black-metal community’s tendency to lean into neo-Nazi ideals, countless musicians are working to confront systemic racism through their songs. Take a loo...
10 metal bands who use surprising instruments in their music
10 metal bands who use surprising instruments in their music
Metal, rock and punk bands are typically composed of a vocalist, drummer, bassist and one or two guitarists, but many acts have differentiated themselves from the crowd by including something different. Adding in a brass or woodwind instrument isn’t guaranteed to make a band into something good, but when a new element can be incorporated in a natural way, it can really make their sound pop off. Ta
Can you figure out what these death-metal band logos say?
Can you figure out what these death-metal band logos say?
Death-metal bands have long held the tradition of having nearly unreadable logos. Capturing scratchy, drippy, gore-obsessed designs, they immediately make you think, “What the hell does that say?” In the years since pioneers such as Cannibal Corpse, Morbid Angel or Deicide have crafted vile-looking logos that were semi-readable, death-metal bands have gone to the absolute extreme in their designs
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