Rap metal or heavy rap is a subgenre of rap rock that incorporates the use of heavy metal guitar riffs, funk metal aspects, rap lyrics and turntables. This type of music is basically a fusion of rock and rap in a manner that produces music that is both entertaining and inspirational. Some of the pioneers of this type of music include Beastie Boys, Run D.M.C, Faith No More and Cypress Hill. The music genre gained popularity in the early 90s with the song “Epic” by Faith No More climbing up to number 9 on Billboard’s Hot 100. Here are some of the most notable rap metal bands in the world today.
They say hard rock is all about the music (and the hair of course) but what do these musicians do when they fall in love? Write love ballads of course! That’s right, usually known for banging their heads and thrashing their guitars, hard rock musicians can also be quite mushy, especially when it comes to having their heart broken.
Grab some tissues and turn up the music, here are the best power ballads of the 90s.
At the rise of heavy metal rock women hardly ever joined metal bands or released their own songs. This genre of music seemed quite odd to the masses which meant that any woman dressing up in dark and wild costumes and banging away to loud metallic sounds would probably be frowned upon. However, as time went by a number of courageous women started joining bands and creating their own sounds. Here is a list of some of the most popular heavy metal front women of all time.
A genre that has horde of heavy styles and subgenres, heavy metal is a gigantic parasol of melodic sounds and thrashing guitar. Often associated with the USA or the UK, metal is seemingly forgotten and abandoned elsewhere. So, to shed some light on those forgotten bands, here are the ten greatest metal bands NOT from the U.S or U.K.
Heavy metal music not only inspires but also entertains individuals from across the world. This genre of music has seen a steady rise in creative bands and fans. Canada is particularly becoming one of the regions that are upping their game when it comes to heavy metal. Here is a look at 5 most loved bands from Canada.
The capital of Canadian province Ontario, Toronto is the largest city in the whole of Canada. Famed for its art, culture and extraordinary music scene, the hustle and bustle that lies within its cities walls attracts thousands of people every day.
Heavy metal rock has seen its fair share of ups and downs with some decades featuring high record sales while others have seen a sharp slump. This genre of rock originated from the United Kingdom but quickly took root in the United states, Canada and other parts of the world. Here is a list of the top 7 current metal bands that are rekindling the passion of the 80s with their creative and original sounds.
Hard rock and metal isn’t just for those who love banging their heads back and forth. Nope, love is also a common theme within the genre. That’s right! From heartbreaks to falling in love, even metal heads have had their fair share of all things love and beyond. So, to celebrate the romance in hardcore heavy music, here are the most romantic metal and hard rock love songs, ever!