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Top 3 Online Slots for Metal and Rock Music Fans

Posted by on May 21, 2019

Metal has been around for nearly as long as rock and roll has. The genre is generally attributed to 1960s British bands and rock musicians who developed distorted guitar sounds, heavier drums, and bass guitar sounds that differentiate metal music from other types of rock. More developments occurred in the 1970s with the introduction of distorted […]

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Steve Dadaian’s Top 5 most influential guitarists

Posted by on February 1, 2019

Steve Dadaian’s new album Follow the Light came out today (2/1). The fusion guitarist has already shared videos for “Follow the Light,” “Soul Connection” and a guitar playthrough for the song “Red River.” To celebrate Dadaian’s latest effort, we asked him who his top five influential guitarists are.  Check out his list below and order the […]

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2018’s Black Friday ‘Record Store Day’ releases include Chris Cornell, Type O Negative, GNR, Judas Priest, and more

Posted by on October 10, 2018

The extensive list of albums that are being exclusively released for this year’s annual Black Friday Record Store Day on November 23rd have been revealed. We looked over the entire catalog and made a few selections from metal, hard rock and other classic rock albums. Artists include A Perfect Circle, Type O Negative, Babymetal, Anthrax, […]

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Earthless and Harsh Toke streaming epic two-song split

Posted by on May 27, 2016

San Diego’s Earthless threw me for a loop with 2013’s From the Ages. Two of the albums four tracks clock in at over 14 minutes, while the closer is almost 31 minutes in length. The level of musicianship is impressive – these guys aren’t your stereotypical stoner slackers, these guys are kicking furious rock and roll ass. […]

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Buzz Osborne of Melvins talks ‘bands that blew it’

Posted by on January 7, 2014

Today Melvins frontman Buzz Osborne made a hypothetical mix tape of bands he used to like. In a column for The AV Club called “I Made You a Mixtape,” the theme Osborne chooses is “bands that were good, but blew it.” The 21st Melvins album, Tres Cabrones, just came out a few months ago, and they […]

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Lita Ford On Performing With The Les Paul Trio, Her New Live Album, And Parental Alienation

Posted by on June 28, 2013

Lita Ford is best known for blasting loud rock and metal onstage. That’s why it was a unique experience to see the shredder onstage last Monday (June 24) with the Les Paul Trio at New York City’s Iridium Jazz Club (a stage where the legendary Les Paul played every Monday night before passing away). Not […]

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Orion Music + More Fest: Day Two Recap

Posted by on June 26, 2012

This past weekend, Metallica presented the inaugural Orion Music + More festival in Atlantic City, NJ. Metal Insider’s Bram Teitelman, Zach Shaw and Kodi McKinney were there, as was MI contributor Alex Rudisill. We’ll be bringing you plenty of interviews from the show in the coming week, but here’s our take on day two of the […]

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Did Richard Pryor Invent Black Metal?

Posted by on May 9, 2012

Remember The Richard Pryor Show? It’s ok if you don’t. After all, the show only lasted four episodes back in 1977. However, at a time when there were only three TV networks, the show aired on NBC in the 8pm “family” hour against mega-hits Happy Days and Laverne & Shirley. So it’s even more transgressive when watching this […]

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In Case You Need More Proof That The Grammys Are Flawed

Posted by on February 10, 2012

The 54th Annual Grammy Awards will be taking place in LA this Sunday, February 12. And without fail, The Grammys proved how ignorant they really are in regards to metal music once again when they announced the nominations for “Best Hard Rock/Metal Performance.” As it turns out, though, it’s not just metal that’s been screwed […]

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Rock Band 3 Might Actually Teach You Music

Posted by on June 15, 2010

The popularity of the Guitar Hero and Rock Band franchises has long been met by musicians and people that don’t like fun complaining that “if you’re going to spend all that time playing a fake guitar, you might as well learn how to play a real one.” Well, with the release of Rock Band 3, you […]

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