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Best Debut Metal Albums-I

25 Best Debut Metal Albums-I

A debut album usually acts as a foundation for an act to build upon, but sometimes a band’s first attempt is innovative enough to launch them into the stratosphere of legends. Musicians will often say that you’ve got your whole life to write your first album, and acts such as Megadeth, Motorhead, Emperor, Deicide and more took that sentiment to its highest level. There are few impacts more exciting than when a metal band gets it right on their first try, becoming overnight sensations who stick around for decades as their introductory work doesn’t age a day. This is a tribute to the 25 metal bands who made the most significant impacts with their debut full-length 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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Nu Metal

NU METAL (1994-present)

Nu Metal (also known as Nü-Metal and Aggro-Metal) is a form of Alternative Metal that combines elements of Heavy Metal music with elements of other music genres such as Hip Hop, Alternative Rock, Funk and Grunge. Bands in Nu Metal have drawn elements and influences from a variety of musical styles, including multiple genres of Heavy Metal. This form of Metal rarely features guitar solos; it is heavily syncopated and based on guitar riffs. Many Nu Metal guitarists use seven-string guitars that are down-tuned to play a heavier sound. DJs are occasionally featured in Nu Metal to provide instrumentation such as sampling, turntable scratching and electronic backgrounds. Vocal styles in Nu Metal include singing, rapping, screaming and growling.

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Grammy Awards : 2016

GRAMMY AWARDS : 2016

Grammy Awards 2016The 58th Annual Grammy Awards (Grammy Awards 2016) were held on February 15, 2016, at the Staples Center in Los Angeles, California. The ceremony recognizes the best recordings, compositions and artists of the eligibility year, which was from October 1, 2014, to September 30, 2015. The “pre-telecast” ceremony, officially known as the Premiere Ceremony, in which the majority of awards were presented, was held at the nearby Microsoft Theater. It was the sixteenth Grammy ceremony to be held at the Staples Center, tying the Shrine Auditorium in Los Angeles for hosting the most Grammy ceremonies. It also marks the latest date for a Grammy ceremony since 2003, which were held on February 23.

Nominations for the 58th Grammy Awards ceremony were announced on December 7, 2015...

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10 Best Metal Videos of 2015

10 Best Metal Videos of 2015

10 Best Metal Videos of 2015It feels like metal videos are starting to get better and better, forever attempting to reclaim the halcyon time where the medium dominated the cultural landscape and skyrocketed band popularity. While you may not see metal videos on TV anymore, it’s great to see format has survived through all of these years. Music videos can serve as a litmus test of a band’s true creativity, extending beyond the musical realm. While dozens of bands played in empty warehouses, some took the extra effort to craft immersive experiences for fans to gain a better sense of the music or sometimes just for pure, joyous entertainment. Here, we’ve got a well-balanced mixed bag of strange, through-provoking, funny and emotional videos so watch with us as we count down the 10 Be...

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