Thrash Metal

Thrash metal (or simply thrash) is an extreme subgenre of heavy metal music characterized by its overall aggression and often fast tempo. The songs usually use fast percussive beats and low-register guitar riffs, overlaid with shredding-style lead guitar work. The lyrical subject matter often deals with criticisms of The Establishment and concern over the destruction of the environment, and at times[…]

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Power Metal

Power metal is a subgenre of heavy metal combining characteristics of traditional heavy metal with speed metal, often within symphonic context. Generally, power metal is characterized by a faster, lighter, and more uplifting sound, in contrast with the heaviness and dissonance prevalent, for example, in extreme metal. Power metal bands usually have anthem-like songs with fantasy-based subject[…]

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Black Metal

Black metal is an extreme subgenre of heavy metal music. Common traits include fast tempos, a shrieking vocal style, heavily distorted guitars played with tremolo picking, raw (lo-fi) recording, unconventional song structures, and an emphasis on atmosphere. Artists often appear in corpse paint and adopt pseudonyms. During the 1980s, several thrash metal and death metal bands formed a prototype for black metal.This so-called first wave[…]

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The new wave of British heavy metal (commonly abbreviated as NWOBHM) was a nationwide musical movement that started in the United Kingdom in the late 1970s and achieved international attention by the early 1980s. Journalist Geoff Barton coined the term in a May 1979 issue of the British music newspaper Sounds to describe the emergence of new heavy metal bands in[…]

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Folk Metal

Folk metal is a fusion genre of heavy metal music and traditional folk music that developed in Europe during the 1990s. It is characterised by the widespread use of folk instruments and, to a lesser extent, traditional singing styles (for example, Dutch Heidevolk, Danish Sylvatica and Spanish Stone of Erech). It also sometimes features soft instrumentation influenced by folk[…]

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SLAYER with Rotting Christ live

Ένα γήπεδο, μια ιστορία, ένα νέο φεστιβάλ στην καρδιά της Αθήνας! Το γήπεδο της Λεωφόρου Αλεξάνδρας, «Απόστολος Νικολαΐδης», ανοίγει ξανά τις πύλες του, για να υποδεχθεί τους Slayer στην τελευταία τους εμφάνιση στην Ελλάδα, στο πρώτο AthensRocks Festival! Το ιστορικό γήπεδο της Αθήνας, που έχει παίξει καταλυτικό ρόλο στην εξάπλωση της live μουσικής εμπειρίας στην[…]

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