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Coolest Video This Week: Night Terrors’ “So Few Roads.” But What Is Night Terrors?

The video for “So Few Roads” by Night Terrors is a pagan pleasure, a love letter to certain horror-fantasy films of the ’70s that drew on folklore of powerful, sexy woodland nymphs and druidic weirdness. Add in belly dancers, a levitating swami, a naked snake lady and tarot cards for good measure, and here’s what […]

Witness Metal Fans’ Frozen Fury in “Headbangers” Photo Book

Coming September 29 from Powerhouse Books: Headbangers is a collection of Danish photographer Jacob Ehrbahn’s intimate portraits of the beauty and chaos of heavy metal rockers in the throes of musical ecstasy taken at European metal festivals such as Denmark’s Copenhell, Germany’s Wacken Open Air, and Sweden’s Metaltown. Heavy metal fans go totally berserk when […]

Lamb of God Frontman: Metal’s Attitude Is Punk Rock, Not Metal

Here’s some raw meat for your next bar debate: Today’s heavy metal music owes more to punk rock than it does to metal of the past. That’s one way of summarizing recent comments by Randy Blythe of Lamb of God on the No Limits Music Show (scroll down for the video). Blythe was discussing his […]

GUITARGET PRACTICE #7 by Sam Russell

Integrating Your Scale Runs and Sweep Picking Arpeggios Being able to shred scales is pretty cool… and so is being able to smash through arpeggios. But can you switch between the two? Do you understand how your scales and arpeggio shapes fit together properly? This exercise is going to help give you an understanding about […]