What?!: The Beastie Boys – Paul’s Boutique

What!!??  Wednesday Written by Eric Budash* The Beastie Boys- Paul’s Boutique The first thing you’re probably saying to yourself is,  ” why not licensed to Ill?  It’s the most popular album.  Its their first.  Eminem just released an album where the cover pays homage to it”.   All these things are true.  ‘Licensed to Ill’ was … More What?!: The Beastie Boys – Paul’s Boutique

Shotgun Interview(s)!: Josh Enright, Chris Gooch (Mass Casualty), Nicholas Alan (Halothane)

Mike Marlinski: I’ve got the guys from Mass Casualty (Josh Enright and Chris Gooch) and Nicholas Alan (Halothane) and we’re gonna be talking Buffalo Metal Fest 2018. Of all the bands on that bill, can you name a few you haven’t heard yet that you’re excited about? Nicholas Alan: That’s a hard question because I’m … More Shotgun Interview(s)!: Josh Enright, Chris Gooch (Mass Casualty), Nicholas Alan (Halothane)

5 Nu Metal Bands that Made the Genre Worth Listening To

Written by Eric Budash* Nu metal is up with hair metal as one of the most hated genres in the metal community. A lot of that could be Limp Bizkit’s fault (it’s all their fault) and the mass popularity that the genre had throughout the late ’90s and early ’00s.  Seeing the likes of Fred … More 5 Nu Metal Bands that Made the Genre Worth Listening To

The Top 5 Genres You May Not Know Influenced Heavy Metal

Written by Eric Budash* Classical- From Beethoven to Bach (not the guy from Skid Row), classical music has had a major influence on metal music. In fact, you could consider some early composers as the metal artist of their day. From shredding guitar solos to some of the heaviest riffs you’ve ever heard, they all … More The Top 5 Genres You May Not Know Influenced Heavy Metal

SHOTGUN INTERVIEW!: Eric Budash (Diceros/The Metal)

According to Urban Dictionary: Shotgun Interview – Shortly after two people start dating, (or when you first meet a friends partner) family and friends can choose to conduct a ‘shotgun interview’ to make sure the new partner is a suitable choice. Normally conducted when in a rocking chair with a shotgun on your lap for maximum effect. Fortunately for Eric, I’m not … More SHOTGUN INTERVIEW!: Eric Budash (Diceros/The Metal)