Heavy metal

According To Science, Rock & Metal Music Are Good For Your Health

Compared to music genres like pop, rap and r&b, rock & metal are like the misfit kids at school that don't care about fitting in with the popular crowd, and are much happier off being themselves desite what people think of them. According to a recent scientific report published on The...
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This University Is Offering Scholarships To Study Heavy Metal Music

In case you didn't know, there are a lot of super smart people in rock music. Dexter Holland of The Offspring has a Phd in Molecular Biology, Queen guitarist Brian May doubles as an astrophysicist, and Dream Theater's Mike Mangini served as part of Berklee College of Music’s Percussion faculty. Now...
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Riding 'The Coffin Train' with Diamond Head

Do you think you would be happy doing your job for over 40 years? I think it would be fair to say most people would probably say no. The reality of it is that most people’s source of income is not their passion, their true love. Well for one man, a romance with music became a career of over four...
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According To Science: Metal Music Affects Your Driving Ability

There's just something about certain rock and metal songs that make you want to put the pedal to the metal on the highway. And according to a study conducted by Auto Express magazine and the road safety charity IAM Roadsmart, different music genres affect our moods and driving abilities behind the...
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According To Science, Heavy Metal Was The Fastest-Growing Music Genre of 2018

According to a report done by TuneCore , an independent digital music distributing, publishing and licensing service, heavy metal was statistically the fastest-growing musical genre of 2018. In the report, the company noted that artists under their service earned $83 million in the first quarter of...
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Montreal Officially Declared a Heavy Metal City

Looks like it's time for a headbanging road trip
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David Hasselhoff Will Be Recording Some Heavy Metal Songs For His Next Album

It's known that actor David Hasselhoff has had a long history in music. With 12 studio albums under his belt, Hasselhoff has been recording music since his debut album Night Rocker . According to the German news outlet Deutsche Presse-Agentur , Hasselhoff said that he has plans to record some heavy...
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Meet Melissa Cross, The Vocal Coach Behind The Biggest Bands In The World

Ever wonder how rock and metal vocalists like David Draiman of Disturbed or Corey Taylor of Slipknot/Stone Sour and go up onstage every night, sing their guts out, and then do it again the next day with no problems at all? Meet Melissa Cross, aka the "Queen of Scream." Melissa Cross is a...
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43 Years Ago: Judas Priest Reshapes British Metal with "Sad Wings of Destiny"

When Judas Priest released their debut album, Rocka Rolla , in 1974, they began to play their role in the new wave of British heavy metal bands that were destined to dominate the '70s and '80s. Then on March 23rd, 1976, they began to formulate their signature sound with the release of Sad Wings of...
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According To Science: Hard Rock and Heavy Metal Invokes Joy, Not Violence

When those outside of the rock and metal community reads the lyrics to songs like Bloodbath's cannibalistic song "Eaten," chances are some will believe that this kind of music promotes violence and evil. But according to a psychological study conducted by the music lab of Macquarie University ,...
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