Best Hard Rock and Heavy Metal Albums of 1986

I have always considered 1986 to be one of the best years in hard rock and heavy metal history given the greatness of the albums that were released that year. Unfortunately, I was too young to really know of them, let alone understand or appreciate them. But when […]

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Megadeth Studio Albums Ranked «Worst To Best»

This ranking of Megadeth albums, ranked from worst to best, is to be understood as completely subjective as there is no accounting for taste. This is ‘my ranking’, and understand that I’m a child of the Rust in Peace and Countdown to Extinction era. Nevertheless, I’m very interested to know what your ranking looks like. Feel free to comment in the comment section. […]

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The 10 Most Influential Bass Players Of Rock and Heavy Metal

After dedicating a post to The 10 Most Influential Guitar Players Of The Modern Era of Heavy Metal, we hereby dedicate a post to The 10 Most Influential Bass Players Of Rock and Heavy Metal. I can imagine that some might disagree with my choice of these bass players. However, I hope that my explanation of why I consider these 10 bassists to be worth of the Top 10 will make sense to you. […]

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Wes Craven’s Shocker – The Music (1989)

A real metalhead must be familiar with the cinematic works of Wes Craven, hence, with the 1989 horror movie Shocker. Besides being a very entertaining and well-made late 80s movie, Shocker also gave us a great rock/metal soundtrack. Especially, the one-off supergroup The Dudes Of Wrath with the title song Shocker make it worthwhile buying this record. […]

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Megadeth – Rude Awakening (2002)

Rude Awakening is the first official live album by American heavy metal legends Megadeth and was released on CD and DVD by Sanctuary Records on March 19, and April 9, 2002, respectively. All tracks were recorded at Rialto Theatre in Tucson, Arizona on November 16, 2001, and at the Web Theater in Phoenix, Arizona on November 17, 2001. […]

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The 10 Most Influential Guitar Players Of The Modern Era of Heavy Metal

Of course, this is a subjective matter, and therefore, I don’t mean to step on anyone’s toes. Nonetheless, I have created a list with 10 guitarists that I personally think should have made that list. […]

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Megadeth – Countdown to Extinction (1992)

Countdown to Extinction, the fifth studio album by American heavy metal band Megadeth, released on July 14, 1992, changed my perception of the band. Before this album was released, I considered Megadeth to be the little brother of Metallica, trying to catch up with the already legendary Bay Area thrashers. But due to what I consider intellectual metal riffs, Countdown to Extinction falls into the category “masterpieces of 90s heavy metal”. […]

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