Never been big on Clutch. When pressed for an explanation the best I can do is shrug my shoulders. A few months ago a few guys I know invited me to see Clutch live, and again I tossed my shoulders and balked.
All over the heavy metal galaxy I keep hearing outrageous praise heaped on the new album. Some going as far as draping album of the year medals across the necks of guitars resting side stage. Inventive, creative, potent, and with no regard for decency, the tracks break through the barriers with force.
Let’s continue the biggest tournament in We Love Metal history. A tournament to name your favorite live metal band… The Lords Of The Stage! With the staggering numbers of suggestions for the best live metal band we quickly realized a 16 team tournament would not be sufficient.
Leaving Planet Hell, from European rockers Chainsheart, is deceptive. Imagine, you’ve tagged along with a musician friend to a party some dude is throwing, and you find the appointed DJ flipping through the hosts’ vinyl collection.
If you’re like me, time is at a premium and I simply don’t have enough of it to accomplish everything I need or want to. I do need to let you know about some quality metal, sans the normal amount of detail.
It’s not everyday you see someone release their 18th album. That’s right, 18 albums thus far and this year marks their 50th anniversary! Their high-voltage tenacity drives them to inspire and stamp their name forever as one of the icons of Rock and Metal.
Sports junkies throw this quote around often, “Teams reflect the personality of their head coach.” Can the same be said about bands and their fans? If so, the collective persona of once rockers now joke Nickelback, must be that of pretentious egomaniac with a penchant for entitlement.