In Praise of Metal

Horace Trubridge | Posted 07.10.2013 | UK Entertainment
Horace Trubridge

Wikipedia used to list 34 subgenres of heavy metal. These included everything from Christian Metal to Neo-Classical Metal - I'm particularly intrigued by Nintendocore and Viking Metal - so this is indeed a rich and diverse underworld of music that most of us have not been exposed to.

Download Festival 2013: Firing On All Cylinders

Rebecca Hobbs | Posted 17.08.2013 | UK Entertainment
Rebecca Hobbs

The 2013 offering of rock and metal always looked good on paper. In an odd way it almost looked too good, a tantalising smorgasbord of music whose taste would never quite live up to the presentation.

Download Festival: Mud, Metal and SCREAMing

Will Stubbs | Posted 18.08.2013 | UK Entertainment
Will Stubbs

These are my people. They just don't know it yet. I'm on a packed train out of London, surrounded by black-shirted music fans; all of us bound for Castle Donington and a weekend of the heaviest of all metals.

WATCH: Metal Cover Of Super Mario Is Unbelievably Good

Huffington Post UK | Posted 10.03.2013 | UK Tech

This one doesn't take too much explaining - Eric Calderone is an incredible guitarist, who makes metal covers of various nerdy songs, tunes and pop so...

London Olympics: All That Glitters May Not Be, but Every Medal Is Still Pure Gold

William Rhind | Posted 28.09.2012 | UK Sport
William Rhind

It is the object of desire, the point of all the sacrifice, the endless hours of training, the steely resolve - the gold medal. It is a thing of beauty - but, I'm afraid, not actually gold.

WATCH: The Ultimate Heavy Metal 'Doctor Who' Theme Cover

Huffington Post UK | Alastair Plumb | Posted 06.07.2012 | UK Comedy

It turns out that the Doctor Who theme has been covered in a heavy metal way a number of times, but never has it ever been covered so heavily, so meta...

New 5p And 10p Pieces 'Could Cause Skin Disease'

PA/Huffington Post UK | Posted 19.06.2012 | UK

New nickel 5p and 10p coins should be investigated over the possibility they may cause disease, a group of skin experts has said. The dermatologist...

Metallica: The Lost Tapes

Mike Peake | Posted 02.11.2011 | UK Entertainment
Mike Peake

Oh bother. It was the headline, wasn't it? You popped in because you thought I'd unearthed evidence that Master Of Puppets was only one third of an in...

Captain SIB's Musical Discoveries 2nd Edition - Fozzy

Iain Fraser | Posted 25.09.2011 | UK Entertainment
Iain Fraser

Originating from Texas but now mainly based out of Georgia, this group of metal infused musicians comprise of Chris Irvine(Jericho), former WWE wrestler and actor, Rich Ward, Frank Fontsere, Sean B. Delson (all part of underground metal-rap band Stuck MoJo) and Billy Grey.

Iron Maiden Rock Glasgow

Iain Fraser | Posted 20.09.2011 | UK Entertainment
Iain Fraser

Well here we are, Iron Maiden live in Glasgow, tonight!! This is indeed going to be an awesome event for any fan of the Iron's.