Damian Bloor

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  • 1 year ago | Metal

    What makes a metal head? Are they created in a secret government lab and cloned by the hundreds every year, just like the guests on Maury? Are they finicky punk rockers who outgrow preschool chord progressions and grouchy, simple-minded political ...

  • 1 year ago | Punk as Fuck

    Orange County has long been a hub of American punk rock, serving as the starting point for major bands including The Adolescents and Social Distortion. With so much history nearby, the county understandably is home to a healthy number of self-iden...

  • 1 year ago | Metal

    Aside from Weird Al, successful comedy rock acts are a rarity, with most vanishing quickly and leaving only an abandoned Youtube channel as proof of their existence. Green Jellÿ is an exception. Known for their inventive Claymation videos, th...

  • 1 year ago | Metal

    25 years ago the Gulf War started, Nelson Mandela was released from prison, Jennifer Lawrence was born, and that's about all we can think of without referring to Wikipedia or one of our older colleagues who still has a functioning long-term memory...

  • 1 year ago | Punk as Fuck

    If you watch too much VH1 for your own good then you know 1990 is the year that gave us Vanilla Ice, Gerardo, and a hundred interchangeable hair metal bands. Thankfully, 1990 also produced a healthy amount of excellent records from the punk rock u...

  • 1 year ago | Metal

    Ask people their opinion of metal and you are likely to hear from at least one person that it's the preferred music of the angry and emotionally disturbed. Although inaccurate, the stereotype has been increasingly prevalent lately, with metal head...

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