When Metallica’s ‘Black Album,’ released on Aug. 12, 1991, hurtled them into the mainstream, it felt like something sacred had been taken away.
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So, I’m just getting around to checking out the Metallica “movie” since it hit Netflix, and it’s a bit of an odd beast.
Rob Halford, Anthrax, Metallica, the Scorpions, Glenn Hughes, Motorhead – Ronnie James Dio: This Is Your Life (2014)
Any tribute to Ronnie James Dio begins with a conundrum for the artists involved. It’s Ronnie James Dio, one of the greatest singers to ever grace rock music, an iconic voice that can’t be duplicated.
For the past nearly 25 years, there’s been no more polarizing band in metal, or perhaps all of rock, than Metallica. Since the release of that monstrous self-titled album in 1991, fans have been thrown into three different camps.
Well, Lou Reed has passed away and now it is time to praise what has been scientifically determined to be the worst rock album of all time
I really love the first paragraph of this article It’s happened to so many People Of A Certain Age — you wake up to Foghat’s “Slow Ride” blaring through your little clock radio, and you suddenly realize you’ve been listening to the same 100 classic rock songs
I think there’s something innate in music fans that drives them to want to make lists. And then, of course, to argue about those lists to the death. You don’t have to look any farther than the conversation on some of the Gimme Five entries here
[youtube http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=3fuFthydoJ4&w=500&h=305] Since leaving Metallica, Jason Newsted’s record hasn’t exactly backed up statements that he was into heavier music and how things might have changed during the dark period of Load and Re-Load if the bassist had more input.
[youtube http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=TAqdCUkxHJ4&w=500&h=305] A few weeks ago former Metallica bassist Jason Newsted, who has been fairly quiet since his departure from Voivod, suddenly popped up with a new website and some teasers to new music coming.
On this particular island, there will be sun and sand – but nary an original artist.