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TOP TWENTY METAL ALBUMS OF 2012 ACCORDING TO METAL MARK!

2012 was a MASSIVE year for metal music! The amount of quality albums and great tours is something that we rarely get to see in 365 days! So as the year comes to a close, it’s time for my year end list. This was the hardest list I’ve ever done and I know I probably left some great albums out

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MUSIC DISCOVERY FOR A SONIC JUNKIE: WHAT THE VINYL!

With rubbish music coming out like PSY and One Direction, is it hard to believe that overall album sales were down 4% for the first 9 months of 2012[1]?  Digital album sales, however, are up 15% and may actually break 2011’s record.  This isn’t all that surprising considering we live in the Digital Age, with Smartphones becoming more and more

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PARANOID ABOUT THE NEW BLACK SABBATH ALBUM?

With the News that Black Sabbath will be releasing a new album, the reaction from metal heads the world over has been mixed. Some fans greet this news with excitement, wanting to here a new Sabbath album, seeking to cap off a varied album collection. Other fans are not so thrilled. Me? Not so thrilled. The last time I saw

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ROLLING STONE READERS CHOOSE THE BEST HEAVY METAL ALBUMS OF ALL TIME!

Yes! Another list to argue about! Rolling Stone recently asked their readers what they thought were “The Greatest Heavy Metal Albums Of All Time” and we now have the results! The list is as follows: #10- Metallica – ‘Ride the Lightning’, #9 Led Zeppelin – ‘Led Zeppelin II’, #8 Metallica – ‘Metallica’ (The Black Album), #7 Guns N’ Roses –

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WHO IS THE KING OF METAL? (PART TWO)

Well, I can honestly say “WOW” when I think about all the responses we got to this.  [IF YOU MISSED PART ONE, GO HERE: http://snblnk.com/253 ] Some were dumb, some were pretty awesome, and some were right that I had spelled Tony Iommi‘s name wrong reducing my credibility to the size of a pea. I’ve fixed it and now you’ll never

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WHO IS THE KING OF METAL? (PART ONE)

A friend brought up a very interesting point to me today after he was reminded about Michael Jackson‘s birthday. We know who the ‘King of Pop’ is (Michael Jackson) and we know the ‘King of Rock’ (Elvis)… so why do we not know who… or better, why don’t we have a ‘King of Metal’? My response initially was that in

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WHAT WOULD BE THE GREATEST METAL TOUR OF ALL TIME?

Often times when SkullsNBones is wearing the ‘interviewer hat’ we ask artists what they think would be most awesome tour lineup for their band. Would you want to open for Metallica? Would you want to share the stage with Led Zeppelin? Would you like to rock out with Motörhead? It’s a question that almost always garners both a unique answer,

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WHO IS THE KING OF METAL? (PART TWO)

Well, I can honestly say “WOW” when I think about all the responses we got to this.  [IF YOU MISSED PART ONE, GO HERE: http://snblnk.com/253 ]

WHO IS THE KING OF METAL? (PART ONE)

A friend brought up a very interesting point to me today after he was reminded about Michael Jackson‘s birthday. We know who the ‘King of