Germany takes the industrial metal route to hopeful Eurovision success in 2023.
Tag: heavy metal
The Reprobate Halloween Playlist
It’s been a while since we shared a selection of music with you and what better time to come up with a new playlist than Halloween?
Alice In Blunderland – Rewinding Through Alice Cooper’s Wilderness Years
Dismissed by critics, forgotten by their creator – could there be more to Alice Cooper’s ‘blackout albums’ than people have suggested?
Oral History: The Incomplete Story Of A Forgotten Heavy Metal Band
The odd story behind one of heavy metal’s most obscure, salacious and elusive bands.
In Defence – Sort Of – Of Gene Simmons
Gene Simmons might be an egotistical, greedy, sex-crazed narcissist – but at least he’s honest about it.
Bill McClintock And Los Disturbados Bring You Stuparena
Another unlikely but magnificent musical collision from the king of the mash-up.
Dancing With The Devil – A Music Censorship Documentary From 1991
A Channel 4 exploration of Christian hysteria about the evils of rock music.
Give Me Something To Break! Limp Bizkit At Finsbury Park
Remembering how the nu-metal superstars came close to killing your editor.
Experiments In Drinking: Dark Arts Coffee Listen To Bathory
How can you go wrong with black metal-inspired coffee? Prepare to find out.
Teenage Satanism In The 1980s: VHS-Era Christian Hysteria
More moral panic and slanderous claims from the religious fundamentalist grifters of the Satanic Panic era.
Nine Circles of Hell: Reviewing Psycho Synner’s Instant Discography
Nine albums, all released simultaneously – a mad folly, a moment of genius or a cynical slap in the face for music critics?
The Things You Think Are Precious I Can’t Understand: Cover Versions That Miss The Point
In which introspective, personal studies of human frailty and despair are turned into vacuously bouncy dancefloor bangers, metal misfires and saccharine pop show tunes.