Beastie Boys’ MC Adam ‘MCA’ Yauch released the above video announcing the cancellation of some tour dates and the delay of latest album Hot Sauce Committee.
Monthly Archives: July 2009
With a name like ‘Dr Slaggleberry’ and the above inside-cover-of-a-maths-textbook-doodle-of-a-mad-scientist adorning the cover of this young three piece’s demo, one would expect ‘hillarious’ pop-punk, possibly with a comedy cover of a retro TV theme. Utter shite, in other words. With song titles like ‘Extra Strength Grandma’, my hopes are further destroyed.
Luckily – it’s so far from pop punk, it’s almost on another world.
Ahhh…metal. A much derided, mocked and generally-laughed-at genre. And with good reason. It’s ludicrous. It’s juvenile. It’s bloody silly. But it’s also, in my opinion, the most fun you can have with music. It’s great. But playing devil’s advocate or celebrating the spandex is another post for another day. Today we shall be looking at the worst things that have happened to metal, the genre, the musicians and the bands. In it’s long history, metal has seen its fair share of stupidity and tragedy. Let’s take a look at the worst things that have happened to metal…
Remember Chinese Democracy? The musical equivalent of Axl Rose having painful, trapped stomach gas for 13 years, before dropping a slow, inconsequential guff of an album onto the world? Yeah?