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It’s Your One Way Ticket to Midnight: Heavy Metal (The Soundtrack)

The first ever deep deconstruction of the Heavy Metal movie and soundtrack by three preeminent scholars. Continue reading




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The 12 People You Meet at a Babymetal Concert

Japanese pop metal threesome Babymetal must be seen and heard to be believed. Last year, they took the world by storm, with single and viral video “Gimme Chocolate!!” and just recently completed their first whirlwind world tour, which included opening slots for Lady GaGa. Veteran So-Cal punk author Jim Ruland talked his indulgent wife into attending Babymetal’s first U.S. show, which was full of surprises.




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Power Trio: 3 Songs that Bring the Hammer on a Mixtape

“Mix CD” just doesn’t have the same ring.




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