The Origins of Metal Core

The Origins of Metal Core

With the recent popularity of bands like Killswitch Engage in the mainstream music industry, All That Remains, and As I Lay Dying, a lot of people have started hearing metalcore nowadays. But what about its origin? Let’s take a look at it. Origin Story Metalcore started as a mixture of hardcore punk and heavy metal in the 80s. More often […]

Ever Heard of Folk Metal?

Ever Heard of Folk Metal?

Folk metal was born in the 90s, and one of the earliest examples of this form of music is a band called Skyclad. It’s an offshoot of heavy metal, and uses folk instruments and sometimes even folk singing styles in the compositions. It has recently started receiving more attention in mainstream music, and its popularity has been on the rise […]

Heavy Metal Guitar Tips for Aspiring Guitarists

Heavy Metal Guitar Tips for Aspiring Guitarists

There are quite a few guitar techniques and tricks that are used by heavy metal and rock musicians. You might find some of them to be quite unusual, and even complicated if you are just starting out. But, mastering such techniques is the best way for you to master some of the most important technical aspects associated with rock and […]