Tag Archives: Heavy Metal

‘Heavy Metal’ magazine getting a metal, multimedia reboot

Posted by on January 29, 2014

While fans of animation, science fiction, and fantasy are no doubt familiar with Heavy Metal magazine, the brand has been out of the spotlight for a while. That’s about to change, as a pair of investors, including a music industry veteran, are set to turn the magazine into a mutimedia platform and destination for fans of […]

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Metal music can make you happy, according to The Atlantic

Posted by on September 10, 2013

Metal may be finally getting its due allegiance in the highbrow world of non-music website music analysis. In a recent article published online by The Atlantic, the genre is not only getting credit for being a valid emotional release but also for the graciousness of the artists creating the effects. Author Leah Sottile talks to reserach […]

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Dissident Aggression: Toxic Holocaust Once Again Rise From The Ashes

Posted by on April 5, 2013

Some bands attempt to secure the ‘old school’ label and the street cred that follows it with varying forms of metal mimicry.  They are always easy to spot, usually because they are trying too hard to be something they are not.  Then there are the bands that simply pick up their instruments, thrash away and […]

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Dissident Aggression: Making Chains And Other Dirty Deeds With Nightbitch

Posted by on March 22, 2013

The hard/occult rock and NWOBHM revival in the metal scene is a bit out of control in the best way possible.  Every sub genre under the broad umbrella of “metal” has gone through (and will possibly again go through) this rush of bands racing to create music in a certain style.  Inevitably, after the initial […]

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Metal Insider’s Top 5: Metal Movie Soundtracks

Posted by on February 19, 2013

Metal Insider’s Top 5 is a column where we count down the top five of…well basically anything. This coming Sunday, the 85th annual Oscars award show will air live on TV. Typically, movies’ biggest night of the year makes the Grammys look like Ozzfest. However, with the Oscars right around the corner, we got to thinking of […]

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Mastodon May Be Latest Metal/Film Crossover

Posted by on May 5, 2009

Remember that flick about astral projection, time travel and Rasputin? That’s probably because it hasn’t been made yet. However, if Mastodon have their way, a film version of their epic concept album Crack the Skye could be headed to a movie screen near you. Drummer Brann Dailor tells Billboard that three directors have expressed interest in turning […]

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