Alex Distefano

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  • 11 months ago | Commentary

    Metal music is a genre that transcends all parts of the world and breaks all cultural and language barriers, from North and South America to Europe and even Asia. From the early days of metal, and Judas Priest's classic 1979 live album Unleashed i...

  • 1 year ago | Lists

    No other musical genre (aside from reggae) has a stronger connection to the cannabis lifestyle than heavy metal, hence the term 'stoner metal.' But of course, this term describes a subgenre that can encompass different types of metal music and mea...

  • 1 year ago | Lists

    Over the years, Christian metal bands have played in a variety of styles, from death metal to metalcore to '80s metal. Some artists in this realm often wish that critics and fans would focus less on the religious aspect -- claiming it detracts fro...