Tag Archives: Heavy Metal

Rock n’ Roll Deaths In April 2013

Andy Johns, Led Zeppelin and Rolling Stones Right Hand Man; Storm Thorgerson, Album Cover Creator Extraordinaire; Christina Amphlett, Lead Singer Divinyls; All Die in April April has been a bad month for the world of rock ‘n roll, as death … Continue reading

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Clive Burr, Iron Maiden Drummer Dies At 56

Clive Burr – Iron Maiden’s Masterful And Highly Underrated Drummer Passes Away Clive Burr, who was Iron Maiden’s drummer from 1979-1982, died in his sleep at his home in London, England on Tuesday, March 12, 2013. He had been in … Continue reading

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12 Great Heavy Metal Albums From The 80′s That Are Under The Radar (Part 2)

Great Metal Albums from the 1980′s That Have Been Forgotten Continuing our article from Part 1 of twelve metal albums from the 1980′s you should check out: 1986 – Metal Church – The Dark (Elektra) Metal Church put out great … Continue reading

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12 Great Heavy Metal Albums From The 80′s That Are Under The Radar (Part 1)

Great Metal Albums from the 1980′s That Have Been Forgotten Still one of the most exciting things for me is to be introduced to great music that I have never heard before. It doesn’t matter if it was made this … Continue reading

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The New York Times Obituaries Occassionally Celebrates Low-Lifes, Yet Ignores Deserving Artists and Notables

Who Gets A New York Times Obituary Write-up? What do legendary blues and heavy metal guitarist, Gary Moore, rock album photographer Jim McCrary and playwright, screenwriter, author and jazz champion Max Wilk all have in common? When they died, The New … Continue reading

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Motörhead Live In Their Prime – 1981

Concert At Nottingham Theatre Royal Is Well Worth Viewing For those of you who are fans of Motörhead this is definitely worth watching.  If you are not a fan, then this video should help make you one. This show captures the … Continue reading

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Cliff Burton’s Death and Metallica’s Commercial Popularity

Metallica’s Cliff Burton Died 25 Years Ago, September 27, 1986 In 1984, I already owned a 51 minute, soon to be thrash classic called Kill ‘Em All. So when I played a new cassette tape for my father and told … Continue reading

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Judas Priest Founder K.K. Downing Retires

The Band Will Make Its Final World Tour Without K.K. – What Really Happened? In late April 2011 when Judas Priest announced that Ken “K.K.” Downing was “retiring” from the band just before kicking off their final world tour, it … Continue reading

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The Best Heavy Metal Band That You Never Heard Of

Wargasm –Thrash Legends To A Handful of Fans Incredible riffs, great songwriting and a blistering live show. Those are the ingredients that usually add up to music immortality and lots of money and success. They should be up there with … Continue reading

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The Rock ‘n’ Roll Hall Of Fame Knows Nothing About Hard Rock Or Heavy Metal

The Rock ‘n’ Roll Hall Of Fame’s 5 Biggest Hard Rock / Heavy Metal Snubs I am not one for lists. They are subjective and open to arguments. Having written that, I will still compile a few lists here and … Continue reading

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