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The Halo Effect, Celebrities and Us (or STFU Corey Taylor)

One of the many cognitive biases that affects us is “the halo effect.” In a nutshell, it’s a mental shortcut through which people who...

On Marketing and the Commercialization of Metal

If you’re a sports fan, you’re probably familiar with sports stars being little more than walking billboards. They are often parties to extremely lucrative...

Censorship is Alive and Well in Spain

Despite presenting themselves as defenders of free speech, many governments actively fight against it. In Spain, for example, the leftist thrash metal band Soziedad...

Ticket Scalpers Are A Threat To Live Music

As you all know, ACDC is currently touring. Many see this as the last chance to see this legendary band live, since it’s likely...

Crocodile Tears Over Charlie

Although the bodies of the 12 victims of the savage attack against the satirical newspaper Charlie Hebdo are still warm, it seems to be...

These Cartoons Will Get Us Killed, Apparently

As all of you probably know, the french satirical magazine Charlie Hebdo was the target of a terrorist attack. A group of Islamist terrorist...

Music Can Still Get You Arrested in 2014

I’ve always thought of music as an escape. Regardless of how I feel, or what I’m going through, music has always provided a safe...

The Gay Agenda in Heavy Metal

There is something that is infecting the metal world, and we should come to terms with it. It's the gay agenda. Since musicians like Gaahl...

As Usual, Vice is Full of Shit (this time about Satanism in Metal)

Vice is a terrible publication, run by a bunch of know-it-all hipsters with more money than talent and integrity. When they're not busy running...

The Speech Police Strikes Again

There are a number of people that I find despicable. On a personal level, I would not mind seeing certain categories of people, like...

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The Ecstasy of Live Shows in 1986’s Heavy Metal Parking Lot

In 2020, this isn't so much about nostalgia for my first concerts, but instead about nostalgia for any concert at all

On Cuties and Moral Panics

"I did what any thinking person should do before making a judgment: I watched the goddamn movie."