Symphonic Metal

When people think of heavy metal as a genre their mind usually conjures up sounds that are extremely aggressive and fast. However there is a subgenre that adds a refined softness to this kind of music. Symphonic metal combines the heavy guitars and percussion of traditional metal with symphonic instrumentation. Bands of this type tend

The Most Vibrant Live Metal Bands

While recorded music is sweet, live music is even sweeter. However, not all metal music bands perform the same when it comes to live performance. And while metal music has had dozens of best live bands, the following bands seem to be on another planet. Gallows Surprised? Unless you started gaining interest in metal music

Using Metal Music as Movie Soundtracks

Some of the most remarkable elements of any movie are the soundtracks that accompany it. The tracks provide a backdrop that helps to bring out the intended theme of the film. Other times they come to the fore to actively drive the story. Different genres of music are used as soundtracks, but there have been

The Infamous Black Metal Scene

Black metal is arguably the most extreme subgenre of metal. It is famous for its dark, misanthropic atmosphere, and often satanic imagery and lyrics. This particular genre is said to have originated in Newcastle upon Tyne, where the band Venom, in 1982, released an album titled “Black Metal“, after having decided to take their music

Top Electronic Rock Bands

Music is so diverse that there is something to delight everyone. Electronic rock music is just one of the many genres of music we’ve got, and it’s known by other names such as synthetic or psychedelic. With electronic rock, musicians make use of electronic and digital instruments, using essentially an electric- and bass guitar as

The Rise Of Garage Music

Garage music is a genre of electronic music which emerged in the UK, from clubs such as Vauxhall in South London, between the years 1994 to 1996. Its roots can be traced back to the original garage sound which was founded in New York in the 1980s. The original garage sound initially comprised of a