Category Archives: Headbangers Brawl

Headbangers Brawl: What tour are you looking most forward to?

Posted by on August 15, 2014

Usually, for Headbanger’s Brawl, we’ll pick a topic that might lead to some general disagreement of opinions. This week, what we’ll be arguing about is purely subjective, and there isn’t really a wrong answer. It’s been a busy few weeks, with plenty of fall and winter tours being announced. So this week’s debate is a […]

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Headbangers Brawl: How accountable should Dragonforce be for their former band’s lyrics?

Posted by on August 8, 2014

It’s been quite a week for Dragonforce. With their new album about to come out, they unveiled their Johnny Cash cover and hoped to build up buzz. However, that got a bit derailed by an interview on Noisey, which instead chose to focus on a long-defunct band called Demoniac that three members of the band […]

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Headbangers Brawl: Are reissues of albums a ripoff?

Posted by on July 3, 2014

This week’s Headbangers Brawl come from a Facebook post from freelance writer Phil Freeman that we saw last week. It was a bit of a rant talking about Mastodon. Not Once More ‘Round the Sun, but the fact that the same week that album was released, Relapse announced that they’re reissuing the band’s first album, […]

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Headbangers Brawl: Is punk “rubbish?”

Posted by on June 27, 2014

Iron Maiden’s Bruce Dickinson is usually calm, cool and collected, but when talking to The Guardian earlier this week with punk/folk singer Frank Turner, he went off on a bit of a rant about punk music, calling it ‘rubbish.’ Was Dickinson’s rant just, or has his resentment toward punk something that’s been building up for […]

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Headbangers Brawl: What’s your can’t-miss summer show?

Posted by on June 20, 2014

Hard to believe, but it’s not officially summer until tomorrow. With Memorial Day in the books and most kids already out of school, it’s about to kick into high gear. Along with beaches, barbeques, ice cream and all the other accoutrements of summer comes the summer festival season. With Mayhem becoming the metal establishment, there’s […]

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