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Top Live Albums-II

25 Top Live Albums-II

Ah, the live album. In the days pre-dating the internet, the only way to experience your favorite band live was to hope they’d be playing a city near you so you can attend the concert, bootlegs from private recorders and soundboard audio and, yes, an officially released live album! Capturing the perfect performance is always elusive and partly why so many live albums take recordings from multiple shows. Sometimes it’s done to mask flaws in the set and other times to boost the power of a performance to ensure fans receive the full impact of a lights out performance (and their money’s worth for purchasing the album)...

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Songs that Forged Metal-III (1990-1999)

Songs that Forged Metal : Part-III (1990-1999)

Songs that Forged Metal 3MetalRulz showcases Songs that Forged Metal 3 (1990-1999) of our rundown of the songs that built metal, featuring Metallica, Soundgarden, Marilyn Manson, Machine Head and more.


Alice In Chains – Man In The Box (1990)

One of the iconic bands who helped to shape the 1990s, Alice In Chains had a unique sound – one that was melancholy yet also uplifting. Few could match Jerry Cantrell’s songwriting vision, nor Layne Staley’s curiously haunted vocals. The first single from their debut album saw the Seattle masters at their prime, with a song that’s clever, slightly perverse and all-enveloping...

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Songs inspired by Literature

Rock & Metal Songs inspired by Literature

Sometimes it isn’t about booze ‘n’ birds. So, what is it that inspires bands to write songs? Yes, we all know that ‘Sex, Drugs and Rock N’ Roll’ comes into the equation. With its preoccupation with evil, dry ice and alternately shrieking and growling vocals, Heavy Metal has come by its goofball image honestly. But wearing leather and spikes doesn’t mean you don’t crack open a book from time to time. There are considerably more examples than you might expect, but just to dip toes in an aqueous solution, here are a few Rock & Metal Songs inspired by Literature.

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Controversial Album Art : 1990s

List of Controversial Album Art : 1990s

The following is a list of notable albums with Controversial Album Art 1990s (based on nudity and sexuality / religion / copyright / violence & others), especially where the controversy resulted in the album being banned, censored or sold in packaging other than the original one.


Jane’s Addiction – Ritual de lo Habitual (1990)

Controversial Album Art 1990s

Anticipating censorship, two versions of the disc packaging were created: one cover featured artwork by singer Perry Farrell including male and female nudity; the other cover has been called the “clean cover”, and features only black text on a white background, listing the band name, album name, and the text of the First Amendment (the “freedom of speech” amendment of the U.S. Constitution)...

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