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New York Groove – When KISS Released Four Solo Albums in One Day

On 30 January 1973 barely a dozen patrons crammed together in a rundown venue in Queens, New York known as the...

Devil on the Run – Jon Bon Jovi’s Blaze of Glory

By 1990 Bon Jovi had become one of the most successful rock groups in the world, having produced two multi-Platinum albums...

Arcade Summer – The Eighties Electronica Renaissance of Synthwave

Art could best be described as a time machine. A photograph or paining captures a moment frozen forever, while motion pictures...

Bad Facts Make Bad Law – Artistic Freedom vs. the PMRC

‘This is one senator that might be interested in legislation and/or regulation to some extent, recognising the problem with free right...

Wild Angels – How Pretty Boy Floyd Took On Hollywood

By 1989 the glam metal cycle was slowly grinding to a halt and bands like Poison and Faster Pussycat had begun...

Angel of Death – The Story of a Slayer Classic

For as long as there has been heavy metal there have been accusations of Satanism. Those who do not understand or...

Road to Acceptance – The Rise of Green Day

When Green Day took to the stage at 924 Gilman Street in Berkeley, California on 28 May 1989 they would perform...

No Remorse – Metallica, Mustaine and the Making of Kill ‘Em All

For the last three decades Metallica have remained one of the most influentual, iconic and best-selling bands in heavy metal history....