How Dave Mustaine sees us
How Dave Mustaine sees us
Heavy metal versions of pop star t-shirts.
If you like these, maybe you’ll like these 80s metal swimsuits.
Here is Mastodon covering Metallica’s “Orion.”
Heavy metal giants Slayer are selling a Christmas sweater that is covered is recognizable hardcore Slayer artwork, colors and icons that also allows the wearer to show off their Christmas spirit. It is available to purchase on the Slayer official merchandise store (currently sold out).
image via Slayer official merchandise store
1. Want to see pictures of North Korea’s rusting, dilapidated amusement park. Apparently the government has to bus in a few loads of forced patrons just to keep the park from being absolutely empty. Full story here.
2. Barry Deley, a British-Columbian sports anchor, wins a house worth $2.5 million live on the air. When the winning name is drawn, it quickly dawns on the news team that it’s their own sportscaster. Watch video.
3. This is worth another mention. Check out this funny collection of dating videos from the 80s.
4. Options for Bunker Living. I’ve always wondered where they park their car? Story here.
4. I love this story about a guy named Taylor Baldry who thinks we have forgotton how satisfying it is to have fce-to-face conversations with people. He recently set up a table and chairs at Lake Calhoun with a sign that read “Free Conversations.” He has a menu board of topics he’ll discuss with you. For more than 2 1/2 hours, the folding chairs were never empty. (full story)
5. I love tree houses! I have never had one, but I think I want to build one someday. Maybe I’ll hire German treehouse design firm Baumraum to build it. Then I could have something like this!
6. Metal Detector: While rarely heard on the Auto-Tuned airwaves, heavy metal has been ascending in popularity in recent months. Check out some of the new bands paving the way. Read more…
Listen to them here: http://www.brooklynvegan.com/archives/2011/08/listen_to_new_f.html#more
This Testament cover of Metallica’s “Seek and Destroy” is sure to melt your computer speakers. Turn it up! I think I like Chuck Billy’s vocals more on this song than I like Hetfield.
Thanks for the tip Junior.
Ozzy and Sharon Osbourne Circa 1987 from LIFE magazine. Thanks for sharing Bag of Nothing.
This is a picture of the first known all-African-American heavy metal band. Black Death formed in the late 1970’s and hailed from Cleveland, OH where the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame is located. Coincidence? I think not. Read about them here. Listen to them here.
The dude standing middle in the back needs to work a bit on his metal face, but the rest of them pretty much blow my metal mind. (via 9GAG)
Recommended metal reading: Louder Than Hell: The Definitive Oral History of Metal