Heavy Metal

The Shepherd Rates The 4 Founders of Heavy Metal- Number 3

August 26, 2014
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The Shepherd Rates The 4 Founders of Heavy Metal- Number 3

  When did heavy metal begin, and whose most responsible for what many call an abomination of music? First, a complete and truthful answer to the first question requires a number of contributing bands far north of a mere four.

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Why Do We Reward Cowards?

August 25, 2014
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Why Do We Reward Cowards?

 There are only two things that evoke as much thrill in my life as the thunderous bass, hammering drums, bleeding guitars, and wide open vocals performed live. The first I refuse to describe and will keep between my wife and I, but the second I openly celebrate with zest, and that is football.

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WLM Interviews: Lenny Rutledge of Sanctuary

August 24, 2014
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WLM Interviews: Lenny Rutledge of Sanctuary

Sanctuary is back after an absence of over two decades with The Year the Sun Died.  I had the chance to interview guitarist Lenny Rutledge.  We talked about the album, tours, Dave Mustaine and the advantage of being the “finder” in finders-keepers!  Enjoy.

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WLM Reviews Godsmack-1000 HP

August 21, 2014
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WLM Reviews Godsmack-1000 HP

 Have you ever met someone and their charisma and power struck you into amazement? Instantly, you were attracted, couldn’t wait to dig deeper and learn more because their pull was an indomitable force. The more you learned, the more you liked, and it seemed unfathomable that their blinding light could possibly dim.

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WLM Reviews: The World We Left Behind by Nachtmystium

August 20, 2014
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WLM Reviews: The World We Left Behind by Nachtmystium

Nachtmystium is a huge name in USBM, and it came as a huge letdown for people everywhere when Blake said he was going to stop making music. So for months people waited for their last album, and it’s finally here.

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Band of the Week: Chaos Theory

August 19, 2014
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Band of the Week: Chaos Theory

We have been talking about our ongoing support with the Maritime Hard Rock & Metal Festival lately and while checking out the amazing talent I’m going to see I came across CHAOS THEORY.

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The Shepherd Rates The Four Founders of Metal

August 19, 2014
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The Shepherd Rates The Four Founders of Metal

When the main reason you form your own band is because you got fired from the one you were in for being incarcerated, no check for metal cred is needed.

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WLM Reviews Grifter- The Return Of The Bearded Brethren

August 18, 2014
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WLM Reviews Grifter- The Return Of The Bearded Brethren

Talk about a knee-slapping good time. Typically I follow a bit of a ritual when reviewing an album. That consists of reading the media release, providing a bit of history on the band, some nuggets about the band members, and the mission purpose of the album.

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WLM Reviews 220 Volt – Walking in Starlight

August 14, 2014
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WLM Reviews 220 Volt – Walking in Starlight

Swedish hard rock 220 Volt releases its latest album, Walking in Starlight, this month, trying to elbow its way in a crowded room of lighter melodic rock that is already near capacity.

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