Best Metal Driving Songs

Best Metal Driving Songs 10. Mötley Crüe – Kickstart My Heart In a 2015 interview, Mötley Crüe bassist Nikki Sixx related the origins of “Kickstart My Heart”, which he wrote while the band was already working on Dr. Feelgood. Sixx was playing acoustic guitar in his house while scribbling words on a piece of paper. […]

Most Sad Metal Songs

Most Sad Metal Songs 10. Black Label Society – In This River  Zakk Wylde wrote this song a few months before his good friend, Darrell “Dimebag” Abbott, was shot and killed by a deranged fan named Nathan Gale when Abbott was performing with his band Damage Plan. Wylde subsequently dedicated the song to Abbott; a […]

Heavy Metal Band’s Name Etymologies

Heavy Metal Band’s Name Etymologies AC/DC Malcolm and Angus Young developed the idea for the band’s name after their sister seeing “AC/DC” on an electric sewing machine,” why not AC/DC”. Misfits The band was named after a motion picture released in 1961 entitled The Misfits. The Misfits’ skull logo was derived from the villain of […]

Dimebag Darrell

Dimebag Darrell Darrell Abbott (August 20, 1966 – December 8, 2004), also known as Diamond Darrell and Dimebag Darrell, was an American musician and songwriter who was a co-founder of Pantera alongside his brother Vinnie Paul, and founder of Damageplan. He was considered to be one of the driving forces behind groove metal. Career Pantera […]

Pantera – Power Metal

Pantera – Power Metal   Power Metal is the fourth studio album by heavy metal band Pantera, released in May 1988. It is the first Pantera album to feature Phil Anselmo on vocals, as part of a line-up which would last until the band’s official split in 2003. The album showcases a more aggressive style […]