Steff Metal answers reader questions about heavy metal, writing and life

September 30, 2010 3 Comments

Ask a Bogan: My Friend Copies Me

Dear Steff Metal I’m having an odd situation with a friend I met at college. When we first started hanging out, she was pretty cool, but lately she’s started copying me – my clothes, my music tastes, picking up elements of my speech patterns, deciding my favorite movies and books are her favorites … it […]

September 28, 2010 0 Comments

Linking Horn 27 September 2010

Simone Simons has a fashion blog! She is such a cutie :) On the Tor blog, “Rocked by a Zombie – the Undead Playlist“. I’m not gonna lie – I had hardly heard of any of these bands, but a few gems (and a mention to St. Vitus’ “Zombie Hunger”. I can never get enough […]

September 25, 2010 5 Comments

Life lessons from … Manowar

“Life Lessons From …” takes one band, artist or personality, picks selections from their lyrics and quotes at random and tries to extract some deeper meaning. As metalheads and other alternative type folks, we’re constantly being told our favorite musicians endorse bad things – satan, anger, hatred, racism, sexism. I don’t believe this is true. […]

September 22, 2010 8 Comments

Guest Post: origins of metalcore

I am stoked beyond belief to introduce this guest post from one of my readers. Chris is only seventeen and is clearly shaping up to be an incredible writer, critical thinker, and cynical metalhead. If you have any thoughts, opinions or points of discussion about this article, please write a comment, but remember to be […]

September 20, 2010 0 Comments

Linking Horn for 21 September 2010

Linking up the metal and miscellany from all over the web: Avenged Sevenfold Look Like a Penis. I’m sorry guys, but it’s true. I love a little metal-themed gourmet cooking, so I’m stoked to hear the gourmet hamburger food truck “Grill ’em All” is competing in a Reality TV food Truck race. The absurdity of […]