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Disposable Heroes #1: Curt Victor Bryant

The guy from Cold Lake with the open fly

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Kevin Hufnagel (Dysrhythmia) interviews George Lynch (Dokken, Lynch Mob)

Two gunslingers

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Kevin Hufnagel’s Metal Journey

Dysrhythmia's guitarist on Death and Dokken

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Horrible music

Hairy metal

Horrible music that I like

backpack rap
modern emo
modern power metal
hair metal
Miami bass music
Tejano music if I understand the words
dance remixes of pop songs

Horrible music that I dislike

coke rap
goregrind
symphonic metal
prom dress metal
nu country
Tejano music if I don't understand the words
dance remixes of pop songs

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Alice Cooper – Trash

by Cosmo Lee

Yesterday's post made me revisit Alice Cooper's Trash (Epic, 1989) for the first time in over 15 years. It was the first tape I ever bought for the sole purpose of shocking my mother with the cover

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Metal dance remixes

by Cosmo Lee

The music at my gym is mostly horrible Hi-NRG dance fare. I have made multiple complaints, to little avail. As a result, I have probably been subjected to more dance versions of pop songs than any other human alive, including "Total Eclipse of the Heart," Johnny Cash's "Ring of Fire," Skee-Lo's "I Wish," Extreme's "More Than Words," and Celine Dion's song from The Titanic

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Van Halen – “Panama” vs. Ratt – “Round and Round”

Speaking of Van Halen, have you ever noticed the similarity betweeen "Panama" and Ratt's "Round and Round"? Both singles came out in 1984, but I'm not sure which was written and/or released first

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Van Halen – Self-Titled

Yesterday marked the 30th anniversary of Van Halen's debut. I'm reading Everybody Wants Some, Ian Christe's fine biography of the band, and I've had fun revisiting the old records (that is, until the Sammy Hagar era; 5150 is fucking repulsive)...

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Skid Row – Self-Titled

Andrew at Aversionline has long banged on about the awesomeness of the first two Skid Row records. While in the back of my mind I've known he's probably right, it's been over 15 years since I heard those songs...

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Name that hair metal band

EW.com has a cheeky photo quiz up - "Name that hair metal band." I'm somewhat embarrassed to say that I got a perfect score. I guess all that time spent reading Circus and Hit Parader in grocery stores as a child wasn't for nothing...

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