Decades: The Sixties

Top 10 musicians of a given decade. With this list I will be starting what will be my first long running series. I will be covering every decade from the 1960s to today (don’t forget to listen to Macaroni and the Tin Man on 96.3FM Elitist Radio) and ranking 10 musicians at their respective instruments. … More Decades: The Sixties

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