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

10 Worst Classic Rock Songs – the Heavy Metal Hall of Shame!

There is always debate over the Ten Best Classic Rock Songs, but little about the worst – so here are ten contenders for the Heavy Metal Hall of Shame. They keep coming around, those lists of the top ten rock songs, the best riffs, best guitar solo, greatest live act. And many people spend hours … Read more10 Worst Classic Rock Songs – the Heavy Metal Hall of Shame!

A Brief History of Progressive Rock

A timeline of rock music at its most creative, experimental, and controversial One of the more prominent subgenres of rock music to emerge from the 1960s was undoubtedly progressive (or ‘prog’) rock. While rock itself was becoming an increasingly sexual fusion of electric blues and 50s rock and roll, the more adventurous groups began to … Read moreA Brief History of Progressive Rock

The Greatest Band In The World?

Although the age of “when giants walked the earth” is over, a retrospective look at possibly the greatest Rock ‘n’ Roll band ever serves as a reminder… Led Zeppelin represent most if not all of what Rock ‘n’ Roll stand for: charismatic stage presence, distinctive characters, talented musicians, an enigmatic and sexual aura, and of … Read moreThe Greatest Band In The World?

Mars on Earth: Rock Band and Followers Take Over Atlanta

Rock band 30 Seconds to Mars takes over The Tabernacle in Atlanta, GA for an epic performance filled with excitement, emotion… and dress up? It is February 28, 2011, a freezing Friday night on Luckie Street in downtown Atlanta. A line forming around the block 500 strong belts out a chorus of one of 30 … Read moreMars on Earth: Rock Band and Followers Take Over Atlanta