Tag: heavy metal

  • Heavy Metal

    Everyone is pretty familiar with the often satirized image of heavy metal. Speedy beat, strong electronic guitar riffs, and an over-emphasis on volume. As far as its name goes, some have attributed it to the works of William S. Burroughs, but most will say the origin lies in Steppenwolf's classic song "Born To Be Wild" in a verse that said "Heavy Metal Thunder".

  • Punk

    Like many musical styles, Punk isn't just a genre of music but an entire culture. Slang made the term “punk” a reference to a juvenile delinquent, and in the seventies, it somehow became associated with garage bands who played with a simplistic style and very little excess electronic fluff of the pop bands. Some of these punk bands recordings were often crudely done with an ordinary cassette ...