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Its a topic that sparks controversy in both fans and musicians alike, with a resolution thats often just as indignant. The numbers are typically split down the middle with one side feeling entitled to free music, and the other side feeling obliged to support the artists they love. However, one of the strongest misconceptions is…
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Some people refer to it as selling out, but as a musician I don’t like to use that term. There are certain metal bands out there who tend to get sick of the underground realm which nurtured their rebellious music, and opt for a life outside of the shadows. Bands like Slayer and Pantera have…
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Everyone is entitled to their own preference and opinion, but there is a unique level of disdain that takes place when someone displays their hatred towards a specific style of music. We’ve all had a moment in life when a horrible song crosses our ears, and suddenly our blood begins to boil. When we hear…
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Its debatable the affect nineties music had on society as a whole with half calling it poison, and the other half praising its genius. One of the most surprising truths during this strange decade was the impact MTV had on society, and most notably for its musical contribution as opposed to the bland minutia of…
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Im well aware that Hollywood has a tendency to remake certain movies from the past here and there, but recently this trend has become more rampant than the plague. With such money hungry turds as Michael Bay at the helm of production companies like Platinum Dunes, its no surprise that these poor excuses for horror…
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Horror films are generally not the first thing that comes to mind when you think about The Academy Awards. There has always been a strong misconception that only popular dramas walk away with all the wins, which might be true in certain categories like “Best Picture”. However, there are many more awards given out for…
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I was never strong with academics, and it was easy to tell where my attention was focused just by glancing at a report card of mine. Outside of school the only activities I ever showed interest in was drawing, martial arts, and music. I started at a very young age playing alto saxophone, and soon…
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Im a big fan of todays music industry and the almost limitless amount of options one has to create music, but there are a few areas where my devotion holds true to one specific product. A lot of players prefer to explore different sounds they can achieve by switching guitars every now and then, and…
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Over the years Ive spent so much time collecting everything I could from all my favorite bands, but things reached a stalemate once I had everything needed to make a bad ass music collection. I started noticing the music I longed to collect was starting to become stale and repetitive from overplaying. There needed to…
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There are so many factors that come into consideration when you seek success in any aspect of life, but one of the most important lessons you can teach yourself is how to fail. Not necessarily if you’re going to fail, but when its going to happen. Everyone must face that negativity at some point, and…
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Many of us have a selection of certain songs that bring us back to a specific time in our life, but are there any songs which can match the mood of the season at hand? Here are a few of my own personal choices for metal songs that fit the fall season like a glove,…
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We all have people that inspire us throughout life, but we often take them for granted and forget why they inspire us. Sometimes its important to stop and remember those who influenced what we do today. These are just a few people throughout film and music who will always hold a special place in my…
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