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Book Review -- NYHC: New York Hardcore 1980-1990 by Tony Rettman

Michael Nirenberg | Posted 11.08.2014 | Books
Michael Nirenberg

After reading a good oral history such as NYHC: New York Hardcore 1980-1990 by Tony Rettman, it should feel like you have just hung out with a bunch of people you just met and learned a whole lot from.

Pantera Singer Teaches Comedian How To METAL

The Huffington Post | Andy McDonald | Posted 10.23.2014 | Comedy

Listen, if you want to be the "most badass metal motherf--ker of all time," who are you gonna go to? Comedian Dave Hill wanted to be the most metal...

Metal Twerking Might Be The Most Absurd Thing Yet

The Huffington Post | Ryan Kristobak | Posted 09.29.2014 | Entertainment

Just when we thought we had reached the nadir/apex of human existence in a post-"Anaconda" world, here's Mastodon's music video for "The Motherload." ...

Model Citizen Meets Modern Metals: A Fashion Week Feature on Gerard Yosca's Newest Collections

Lauren Demarest | Posted 11.13.2014 | Style
Lauren Demarest

After thirty years, Gerard Yosca Jewelry, Inc. remains a force within the fashion industry. And we had the honor of asking the man behind the jewelry, Gerard Yosca himself, to tell us more about these new collections.

Metal Music, First Amendment Under Attack: Man Jailed for Posting Exodus Lyrics

Clay Calvert | Posted 11.08.2014 | Crime
Clay Calvert

A man from Kentucky was arrested and tossed in jail late last month for allegedly making terroristic threats and supposedly threatening to kill students at a school when he posted lyrics by a metal band on his Facebook page.

Conversations with The Fray's Isaac Slade, Los Lonely Boys' Henry Garza, Graham Colton and Michael Schenker, Plus a Jordan Mayland & The Thermal Detonators Exclusive

Mike Ragogna | Posted 03.23.2014 | Entertainment
Mike Ragogna

"The idea behind the video is how an obsession, good or bad, can easily end up controlling you," says Jordan Mayland. "A song, a relationship, a situation, life, death, a person, the thing you thought you had control of ends up really controlling you."

In This Moment Challenges Metal's Gendered Norm

Chris Sosa | Posted 01.23.2014 | Entertainment
Chris Sosa

Maria Brink leads an all-male band. These band members embody an extreme masculinity, but Brink complicates this by maintaining her leadership of the stage, their gendered power irrelevant to the proceedings. This isn't to say they're disparaged. Quite the opposite: The effect is symbiotic.

Enviros Slam State's New Mining Regulations

AP | ALANNA DURKIN | Posted 12.18.2013 | Green

AUGUSTA, Maine (AP) -- New mining regulations drafted by the Maine environmental department will weaken the land and water protections on the books an...

Clementine Crates and the Apocalypse: Jessica Straus' Sculpture

Clara Lieu | Posted 01.23.2014 | Arts
Clara Lieu

Last week I visited sculptor Jessica Straus' studio, where she has worked for over twenty years. Her studio is a feast of objects, and it was incredible to get to see her various collections of objects, tools, machines and works that have accumulated over the years.

Metal Misconceptions: What Is My Ring Made Out of?

Matt Meis | Posted 11.19.2013 | Weddings
Matt Meis

It is easy to get confused and intimidated by all the terminology that gets thrown around when you're standing at the fine jewelry counter.

The Weirdest Sub-Genres Of Heavy Metal Revealed

Posted 08.19.2013 | Comedy

Heavy metal might all sound the same to some people, but it actually has many highly nuanced sub-genres. Check out this song that includes 26 metal ge...

"Louder Than Hell -- The Definitive Oral History of Metal": Go Buy This... Please!

Binky Philips | Posted 10.09.2013 | Entertainment
Binky Philips

I'll let you know right now, the chapter on the L.A. Hair Metal scene of the 1980s that wrought Van Halen, Motley Crue, Quiet Riot, Poison, et al, is one of the most fun and ultimately, maybe the most poignant.

The Faithful Shopper: Sounds of Summer

Faith Hope Consolo | Posted 08.27.2013 | New York
Faith Hope Consolo

Maybe it's the memories of summers gone by, with barbecues and our trusty stereos at our side - or the fact I know a lot of people sorting their album...

Radioactive Metal in Our Homes -- The Nuclear Family Is About to Get a Little More Radioactive

Wenonah Hauter | Posted 04.13.2013 | Green
Wenonah Hauter

Since the 1980s, the DOE and the NRC have been cooking up a scheme to recycle radioactive scrap metals back into a wide variety of products from metal water bottles to your children's braces.

A Memory of Mitch Lucker

Rob Brooks | Posted 01.23.2014 | Celebrity
Rob Brooks

Despite looking like a metal band, and in fact being a metal band, they shattered so many stereotypes I held about their hard-thrashing lifestyle. Which is why I am so moved to hear about Mitch's passing away in such a quintessentially rock 'n' roll way.

World's Lightest Material: What's Great About It?

Samita Mohanasundaram | Posted 01.06.2012 | Science
Samita Mohanasundaram

Imagine holding styrofoam in your hand. It's lightweight, right? Now imagine holding something 200 times lighter. Yes, researchers have created the world's lightest material -- the ultralight metallic microlattices.

Thieves Steal 40 Year-Old Sculpture For Metal

Posted 12.21.2011 | Arts

The growing trend of stealing public sculptures for their precious metal has hit a Barbara Hepworth sculpture that has made Dulwich park in London its...

WATCH: Little Boy LOVES Iron Maiden

Posted 05.16.2013 | Comedy

He may only be two years old, but this little guy loves his 80s British metal. So when he's sleepy in the back seat and doesn't quite have the wherewi...

Look Whose Album Art Was Banned From London's Subway

Posted 11.21.2011 | Arts

Public transit systems have traditionally been home to plenty of unsavory sights, from public displays of affection to public displays of urination, b...

What Comes After Television, Bookstores and Banks?

Brett King | Posted 10.17.2011 | Business
Brett King

There's been a great deal of discussion lately about the impact of technology on traditional businesses such as bookstores, media, TV, newspapers and ...

Must-See Acts At Lollapalooza

Jeff Pollack | Posted 09.20.2011 | Arts
Jeff Pollack

Next month will mark the 15th year of Perry Farrell's brain-child, Lollapalooza (not counting the cancelled tour of 2004). It's a great festival with ...

Japan Earthquake: Metal Band Black Veil Brides Urges Relief for Sendai

La Carmina | Posted 05.25.2011 | Travel
La Carmina

Ashley Purdy and Jake Pitts of Black Veil Brides, outside the Hollywood Guitar Center. Photo by La Carmina. About the author: This exclusive intervi...

Disturbed Frontman Talks New Album and Evolution

Jon Chattman | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Jon Chattman

On Tuesday, Aug. 31, the Chicago natives drop their new album Asylum. As lead singer David Draiman explained, "Musically we have no intention of writing the same song again."

NEW POEM: Silvana Straw Brings her Everything to 7 Rings

Rebecca Campbell and Nicole Walker | Posted 05.25.2011 | Arts
Rebecca Campbell and Nicole Walker

7 Days, 7 Artists, 7 Rings, is a Huffington Post exclusive game of artist's telephone.

Matt Osborne | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Matt Osborne

This has been a decade of complete, systemic government fail by people who disbelieve in the concept of effective governance.