Best Ten Hard Rock/Nu Metal Songs of 2009

A lot of hard rock bands had singles on the charts in 2009. Which ten were the best? 2009 saw the release of lots of good new hard rock/nu metal songs. It also saw the return of several veteran rockers with singles such as Metallica’s “Broken, Beat & Scarred” (off their Death Magnetic CD), AC/DC’s … Read moreBest Ten Hard Rock/Nu Metal Songs of 2009

The Most Anticipated Heavy Metal Albums of 2011

2011 already looks to be a promising year for heavy metal music, with a large number of leading metal bands slated to release new albums. 2010 was a year relatively light on releases from big-name bands, with Iron Maiden and Blind Guardian among the few true heavyweights putting out new albums. This is not to … Read moreThe Most Anticipated Heavy Metal Albums of 2011

What We Can Learn From Heavy Metal And Alternative Music

Alternative music isn’t always about headbanging and screaming into a microphone. Some can enagage listeners with deep thought provoking topics. When Reverend Rachel Mann, Church of England, said to the press that “Christians could learn a lot from heavy metal” it was clearly a contrast to the cliché of the metal genre being one that … Read moreWhat We Can Learn From Heavy Metal And Alternative Music

Top 100 Metal Albums of All Time

The finale of the top 100 metal albums of all time countdown, complete with a brief description of every single album on the list. After much deliberation the top 100 metal albums of all time have been selected. These timeless albums are some of the most innovative and influential releases of all time and are … Read moreTop 100 Metal Albums of All Time

Learning To Play Lead Guitar-The Old School Way

Learning to play lead guitar the old school way is fun and easy. You will however need a record player and a reel-to-reel tape recorder. Back in the day before MP3 players and CD’s, before YouTube and Tabs, the most effective way to learn lead guitar solos was playing them by ear. For the novice … Read moreLearning To Play Lead Guitar-The Old School Way

Best Rock Songs for Valentine’s Day

A list of 10 rock ballads that are perfect for listening to with that special someone on Valentine’s Day. For many couples, Valentine’s Day is the most romantic occasion of the year. It’s a time to be together, and often involves: a candlelit dinner, roses, chocolate, expensive wine, and jewelry. Of course, for all of … Read moreBest Rock Songs for Valentine’s Day