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November 16, 2011 21 Comments

10 Albums to get Non-Metalheads into Metal


A reader emailed me recently asking if I could recommend a few albums for people getting into metal. When I was thinking about my recommendations (Megadeth! Iron Maiden! Sabbath! Amon Amarth!) I realized the albums you show to non-metalheads are always the albums you feel crush their preconceptions about metal. […]

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January 14, 2011 27 Comments

Is this band metal? Is that band metal?

Following on from this week’s Metalheads 101 homework and discussion, I thought I’d better throw my opinions into the mix. I deliberately chose the ten bands on the list because they tend to be bands who sit on the “cusp” of being metal or not. Some would consider them metal, […]

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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 […]

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