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‘Metal Evolution': Sneak Peek of ‘Progressive Metal’ Episode (VIDEO)
‘Metal Evolution': Sneak Peek of ‘Progressive Metal’ Episode (VIDEO)
There's always been a dichotomy to heavy metal. While the music is supposed to be hard and fast and primal enough for beer-drinking dudes in parking lots to understand, it's often technical and ponderous -- progressive, as they say. Episode 10 of Vh1's 'Metal Evolution' series focuses on progressive metal, and in our exclusive sneak peek, founding King Crimson drummer Michael Giles talks about whe
Tool Writing New Material for Next LP
Holy Maynard! Could it be true? Tool, who MetalSucks so appropriately called "the past, present and future best band on the planet," are writing material for a new record, working three days a week on new tunes while frontman Maynard James Keenan continues touring the U...
Droids Attack Don’t Care About Standards and Metal Conventions
Droids Attack Don’t Care About Standards and Metal Conventions
Perhaps it's because they base themselves out of the relatively low-key music scene of Madison, Wisc., but Droids Attack don't seem too concerned with adhering to any sort of standard that their more famous peers may have established. While their music is seriously crushing, as demonstrated on their new album 'Must Destroy,' they don't take themselves all too seriously -- evidenced be their droid
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...
Blood of the Tyrant Don’t Mind Being Compared to Mastodon
Blood of the Tyrant Don’t Mind Being Compared to Mastodon
"We don't mind the comparison," guitarist and vocalist Josh Primack confessed to Noisecreep of the Chicago band's tag of sounding like Mastodon. "It's an honor to be mentioned in the same breath with them." Having only been playing since 2007, Blood of the Tyrant have quickly been put into the list of bands worth keeping a watch on, and their last self-released EP even got th

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