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Mommy, Can I Go Out and Kill Tonight?: A Heavy Metal Mother’s Day Playlist
Mommy, Can I Go Out and Kill Tonight?: A Heavy Metal Mother’s Day Playlist
Forget about the biggest moshpits, walls of death, deafening amp towers, and nailed armbands. No experience is more brutally intense than childbirth, having your body turned inside out or cut open while you watch, as the case may be. Forget about flowers and cards, every single mother among us deserves a suitably potent metal playlist this Mother's Day...
Metallers Help Tell Story of Mellotron in ‘Mellodrama: The Mellotron Movie’
Metallers Help Tell Story of Mellotron in ‘Mellodrama: The Mellotron Movie’
Guitar, bass and drums are the conventional instrumentation for nearly all heavy metal. Some bands have also used organs or synthesizers, and throughout the history of the genre, a select few have utilized the Mellotron, a magnetic-tape keyboard originally invented as the Chamberlin organ in a California garage in the late 1940s...
‘Sound of the Beast’ Author Ian Christe Reads Blabbermouth
‘Sound of the Beast’ Author Ian Christe Reads Blabbermouth
One of the coolest parts about being part of the Noisecreep family is getting to talk shop with some of our favorite people in the hard rock scene. Ian Christe is one of the most respected figures in the world of heavy metal. Perhaps best known for his exhaustive 'Sound of the Beast' metal history book, Christe has also started his own publishing company called Bazillion Points Publishing where he
Heavy Metal Historian Ian Christe Discusses Indie Book Publishing
Heavy Metal Historian Ian Christe Discusses Indie Book Publishing
For the most part, heavy metal fans are information junkies. That's why when you're in the music section of a bookstore, you'll see tons of titles on our beloved bands and overall history of metal. Though there are many essential books on the subject, no heavy metal library is complete without 'Sound of the Beast: The Complete Headbanging History of Heavy Metal...