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What is "brocore," you ask? Well, brocore bands are usually white guys wearing baggy clothing and, often, gauged earrings. Their screamed lyrics are aggressive or brooding, and they tend to pace, ... More >>
*Top Ten Jazz Albums for People Who Don't Know Shit About Jazz
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Ever heard about the guy at a party who overheard other guests talking about how much they enjoyed metal? And then about how he tried to fit in by mentioning ho ... More >>
*Porter Robinson: The Libertarian Dubstep Guy
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It's been a controversial week on the dubstep front. First, there's a libertarian dubstep guy, and then we had to deal with a spin-off called "fratstep."
Now Korn is saying they ... More >>
Oderous Urungus of GWARSee also: Top Five Metal Guest Vocalists That Make You Say "WTF"
When it comes to our musical preferences, we pretend that we value artistic integrity, strong musicianship, and meaningful lyrics above all else. But in truth we often fall for a good gimmick. Whether it' ... More >>
Photograph by Steve ApplefordSlayer guitarist Kerry King
Thrash metal musicians are not always the most social of animals. The guys in Anthrax do tend to get along with other bands, but Slayer, Megadeth and Metallica have famously traded insults across the decades over slights big and small. ... More >>
YJ DraimanSo far, four candidates have announced they will be running for mayor of Los Angeles in 2013. When you announce, it gives the green legal light to start raising funds to campaign. YJ Draiman, one of the four, is not a widely known name, but he is certainly interesting. Here are the ... More >>