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Category Archives: In Defense of Their Good Name

In Defense Of Their Good Name: Opeth’s ‘Heritage’

Posted by on April 17, 2014

In Defense Of Their Good Name is a column where we rise to the defense of bands or albums that are often criticized in the metal scene. With the recent announcements regarding Opeth’s next album, I thought it might be timely to take a look at the band’s previous effort: Heritage. Now, Heritage isn’t exactly […]

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In Defense of Their Good Name: KISS’ ‘Music From the Elder’

Posted by on April 10, 2014

In Defense of Their Good Name is a column where we rise to the defense of bands or albums that are often criticized in the metal scene. If you have a band or album that you think should be defended, let us know. One of the more interesting things about KISS is despite having one […]

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In Defense Of Their Good Name: Tony Martin-era Black Sabbath

Posted by on April 3, 2014

It’s hard being a Black Sabbath fan when your favorite era of the band isn’t the Ozzy era. A typical conversation I have with other Sabbath fans goes something like this… Them: “Oh hey! You’re a Black Sabbath fan?” Me: “Yeah, but probably not the same type as you.” Them: “What do you mean?” Me: […]

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In Defense Of Their Good Name: DragonForce

Posted by on March 27, 2014

I thought it might be fun to take a stab at defending a band that was launched into popularity with lightning fast guitar virtuosity, video game inspired sounds, and the most arguably ridiculous power metal lyrics ever. I, of course, speak of none other than DragonForce. Bet you haven’t heard that name in a while, […]

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In Defense Of Their Good Name: Trivium

Posted by on March 13, 2014

In Defense Of Their Good Name is a column where we rise to the defense of bands or albums that are often criticized in the metal scene. After posting the first edition of this new column, one reader suggested via Twitter that we defend Trivium. It just so happens that the band was on my […]

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