Alex Distefano

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  • 8 months ago | Lists

    Progressive metal, unlike other subgenres, borrows heavily from hard rock, classical rock, and early heavy-metal influences. Although several of the bands on this list might not technically be considered metal, we group hard rock and metal under t...

  • 10 months ago | Lists

    Punk rock has been a part of cinema ever since the music blasted out of New York, Los Angeles, and London in the mid to late '70s. In film and on TV, portrayals of punk are often misguided or straight laughable (Hello Quincy! Hi C.H.I.P.S! Hey, CB...

  • 12 months ago | Metal

    Death metal is such a vague term, even though it is in itself a sub genre of the greater umbrella of heavy metal music. But, when it comes to extreme metal, a death metal band can writing good songs is important. But more impressive is if a band c...

  • 1 year ago | Handy Guides

    Metal music is a genre that transcends all parts of the world and breaks all cultural and language barriers, from North and South America, to Europe and even Asia. From the early days of metal, and Judas Priest's classic 1979 live album Unleashed ...

  • 1 year ago | Lists

    In honor of St. Valentine's Day, we wanted to offer you a list of love songs. But, these aren't the ordinary love songs about boys falling in love with girls, or girls getting their heart broken. The following heavy metal songs represent the madne...

  • 2 years ago | Metal

    A distinct subgenre of heavy metal called "folk metal" has developed over the past few decades. Spawning from the New Wave of British Heavy Metal in the mid '80s in Europe, the harmonies and melodies of power metal, were combined with traditional ...