By: Jason RocheThe dark themes and strikingly gory album covers are one thing, but what makes metal inaccessible to many is its bounty of subgenres,from black to death to thrash, to say nothing of death 'n roll and pornogrind. Which is why, below, we've compiled metal's most popular
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Brandon Marshall/Denver WestwordBig FreediaUPDATE: Spank Rock and Wavves have just been announced as the Check Yo' Ponytail tour. And yes, you can STILL win tickets!Original post, Oct. 12, 2011, 8:15 a.m.:This week we're giving away three pairs of tickets each to three Mayan shows: Battles with N ... More >>
Here are the top five selling record this week from Second Spin, 1781 Newport Blvd. in Costa Mesa, (949) 650-8870.This week's top seller is Irvine-based post-hardcore band Thrice, who graced the cover of last week's issue.
In a year worthy of your rage, metal delivered in spades. What with the economy circling the drain and Sarah Palin coming down from the tundra and then refusing to go back, 2008's been the kind of year that really makes you want to smash your head into walls or punch random strangers in the face. Go ... More >>