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Black Sabbath, ‘God Is Dead?’ (LISTEN)
Black Sabbath have dropped the new single "God Is Dead?" from their upcoming album 13, which is out June 11 and is the band's first album in 35 years. It sounds like the slow, deep and hard Sabbath of old, launched by a heavier-than-granite Tony Iommi riff that crawls through …
Black Sabbath + Mariachi Music = Fun!
And you thought Apocalyptica was the only band that could interpret metal via an entirely different genre's lens! You haven't met Metalachi -- the world's first and only metal mariachi band.
Metalachi are brothers from the same mother, but with different fathers, since they admit their…
Mellotrons in Metal: 7 Great Songs Featuring the Strange Organ
Recently, my wife directed MELLODRAMA: The Mellotron Story, a documentary about a California inventor who unveiled an organ in 1956 that could replay the sounds of other instruments using magnetic tape. His idea was lifted by an employee and sold abroad, and soon the Mellotron caught fire and became…
Heavy Metal Protest Songs: An Independence Day Playlist
Heavy metal by its nature is defiant and rebellious, a threat to law and order. Black Sabbath's early records were loaded with protest songs about war, drugs, and ecology. Even the ancient and Biblical blood raining from the lacerated skies above Slayer has a radical effect; and no matter what …
11 Heavy Metal Songs Inspired by Comic Book Heroes
Once upon a time, there were masked men in capes battling injustice across the land -and they called themselves heavy metal musicians. Though metal and its equally misunderstood mistress of the printed page, comic books, both grapple with similar themes of vengeance, honor, and evil, the two cross p…

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