Songs that Forged Metal : Part-II (1979-1989)
As metal entered its third decade, MetalRulz guides you through the Songs that Forged Metal 2 (1979-1989) and bands that shaped it – from AC/DC and Motorhead to Iron Maiden and Guns N’ Roses.
Motörhead – Ace Of Spades (1980)
Steppenwolf might have sung about ‘heavy metal thunder’ first, but the song that illustrates it best has gotta be Lemmy’s relentless ode to cards, dice and dancing with the Devil. Gambling may be for fools, but with a soundtrack like this, it’s the way we like it, baby…
AC/DC – Back In Black (1980)
With a riff that launched a thousand identical-riffs, the title track of AC/DC’s first record with Brian Johnson at the helm was a terrifying statement of intent...Read More