Five Metal Albums From the 2010’s That Fucking Matter

There are a lot of ways to approach heavy metal. And it’s a sound that’s always changing.

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Delicate & Destructive: An Essay on Prince

“…if someone like Prince came up in your local scene, he or she would probably be ostracized for caring about musicianship and guitar work, for playing over the top solos, for creating original content, or for dressing and acting pretentious.”

The Haunting Tones of Little John and The Avalanche

“…it is evident that through acoustic elements, harmonies, groovy bass, and even flute, the duo (Anthony Martel, Connor Carson) can be classified under the genre of ‘cold folk,’ with their mature songs of adulthood and love, and sounds that are similar to Keaton Henson and Bon Iver. “

Ode to Lemmy Kilmister

“Lemmy was the singer and bassist for Motörhead, a band so badass that if they moved in next door to you, your lawn would immediately die. When my son texted with the news, I was devastated and I buried my face in a pillow and cried like a little bitch.”