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Quest To Find The Best Bass Player In Metal

Quest To Find The Best Bass Player In Metal: Laying The Ground Rules

Recently I posted a question on the SkullsNBones Facebook page asking who is the best bass player in metal.  For total transparency here’s what I asked: Now for some background.  As a bass player I am often asked who my favorite bass players are.  My honest answer is that I don’t really have a favorite because I take my inspiration

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George Romero … Do NOT Rest In Peace

Well, last week turned out to suck major donkey cock with the news that George Romero passed away. Son of a bitch! Really, God? All the assholes here on Earth and you have to come and take George Motherfucking Romero from us? Ain’t that a bitch. The man pretty much created the zombie film genre with the beyond classic, Night of

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There's No Good Music Anymore Volume 1

There’s No Good Music Anymore – Vol. 1

I hear so many people complaining about how there isn’t any good modern music, or how there are no good new bands coming out.  You guys remind me of the teenage girls who post “I’m so ugly” just so that boys will comment about how beautiful you are.  I, of course, fall for it every time and share a link

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3 Positive Things To Think About While The World Burns

Three Positive Things To Think About While The World Burns

Alt-right versus liberal left?  Healthcare fight in the United States?  Election in France?  European Union instability?  Brexit?  War in the Middle East?  Possible war with southeast Asia?  Immigration crisis?  Religion?  Russian hackers?  There’s a lot of shit going on right now in the world that drives us apart.  There’s enough to start wars and cause lives to be lost, and surely some

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Celebrity News Headlines Rewritten By A Metalhead (Volume 1)

Guess who’s fucking who this week in Hollywood?!  Who cares!  I am sick this weekend and pretty annoyed at life, so why not take it out on the people I like the least in the world … celebrities!  I’m just going to look through some celebrity news websites and pull out a few headlines that stand out to me and

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Into The Pit: Dios mio! Holy Hologram!

For you metal fans who have been under a rock the last year, here’s the skinny. Wendy Dio, widow of Ronnie James Dio (The fucking man!) in conjunction with multimedia company Eyellusion, created a live musical experience with Dio Disciples. Made up of former Dio band members and the great Tim “Ripper” Owens, the plan is to offer fans a live stage show of Ronnie’s

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Join The Metal Social Network

Welcome To SkullsNBones SkullsNBones has been around since 2006 in many shapes and forms.  The social network has always been something we were proud to have, but for a while we just couldn’t pull it off the way we wanted.  From features that weren’t working the way we wanted, to a web platform that didn’t fit the needs of our site

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Open Letter From Sam Roon On International Women’s Day

Dear SkullsNBones Community- The social norm for men or women in today’s world is not to participate in an anti-status-quo culture, but to conform to the social norms of the society we are brought up in.  By many social standards the gendered expectations of men is that violence is okay within reason and women are to be submissive.  Anger and action

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Into The Pit: Are Babymetal Heavy Metal’s Dirty Little Guilty Pleasures?

OK, right off the bat, it is not cool to fap to Babymetal videos. Seriously, dudes, two of the members are only 17, so rubbing one out while watching “Gimme Chocolate” is pretty creepy. Where does one even begin to discuss the latest thing blowing up the interweb heavy metal-wise, Japan’s newest mega-musical-export, Babymetal? For starters, it’s well known that

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Join The Metal Social Network

Welcome To SkullsNBones SkullsNBones has been around since 2006 in many shapes and forms.  The social network has always been something we were proud to