Bruce Dickinson of Iron Maiden wrote an autobiography with a “cute” title, What Does This Button Do?, that is coming out October 19th in the UK.
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Review by Linus Douglas.
Heresiarch is the only band to have made so-called ‘war metal’ into something that was not just head bashing and blood splattering nonsense.
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Long deceased heavy metal vocalist Ronnie James Dio (Rainbow, Black Sabbath) is “touring” again as a hologram just like American rapper Tupac Shakur and probable pedophile Michael Jackson.
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Death metal legends Immolation are touring Europe this fall to promote their rehashed new album Atonement.
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No Colours Records has repressed Graveland’s Ogień przebudzenia 2014 rerecording with the Lord Wind line up of Graveland’s 2003 album The Fire of Awakening.
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In a Facebook post, Vincent Crowley (Acheron) attacked the special snowflakes whining about metal and the funderground social justice warrior promoters who refuse to book his new thrash metal band Infidel Reich due to their Third Reich imagery and anti-Islamic lyrics.
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Heavy metal was born in very late 60s and early 70s as a merger of heavy rock, proto-punk, horror film scores and progressive rock, carving out a new form of dark music that spelled out longer phrases than rock by using moveable power chords in complex riffs.
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