genres' battles:
An Introduction to Film Scores
A brief introduction for a better understanding of film soundtracks.

POSTED: 01/26/2015 - 02:40 pm

Introduction to Goregrind and Pornogore
Ever wondered how the hell can someone enjoy a whole album of low chugging riffs that stretch from first to third fret, fuzzy bass with more fuzz than bass, drums that sound like cans and a lower-than-bass vocal that sounds like an evil dying pig? Well, read on my ignorant brother for you might be enlightened!

POSTED: 10/30/2014 - 04:04 pm

Indian Classical Music vs. Western Classical Music - The Classical Story
Here is Fusion Adi's third article on India Fusion Guitar, and he has some great insight into the differences between Indian Classical Music and Western Classical Music.

POSTED: 10/14/2014 - 02:33 pm

New School Glam Metal - Part 4
Even more awesome, big-haired rock!

POSTED: 09/01/2014 - 01:29 pm

New-School Glam Metal - Part 3
Even more modern hair metal goodness.

POSTED: 08/11/2014 - 12:39 pm

New-School Glam Metal - Part 2
A continuation of my guide to modern glam metal bands.

POSTED: 07/31/2014 - 02:38 pm

New-School Glam Metal - Part 1
A guide to the recent resurgence of big-haired rock 'n' roll!

POSTED: 07/22/2014 - 09:29 am

Not So Guilty Pleasure: Appreciating Pop
It's easy to write off popular music as shallow, simple and childish. A closer look at the genre might surprise you, and maybe even show you why you can't get that song out of your head.

POSTED: 06/10/2014 - 03:08 pm

Shred - A Misunderstood Genre
An analysis about people's opinions about the genre.

POSTED: 08/20/2013 - 02:36 pm

Most Hated Rock Subgenres
Why shouldn't you hate Nickelback, Limp Bizkit and Sum 41?

POSTED: 06/21/2013 - 01:54 pm

Disassociation From an Orthodox Image: An Essay on Black Metal
The ongoing wave of new American black metal has garnered the attention of critics while simultaneously earning the hate of black metal purists. Artists like Deafheaven and Liturgy are changing today's music scene with cross-genre metal, taking influence in post-rock and shoegaze, but is it any good?

POSTED: 06/17/2013 - 02:02 pm

A Short Guide to Indie Folk
Here's a short playlist by some of the imho most noticeable artists of this genre.

POSTED: 06/13/2013 - 06:42 am

Rules Are Meant to Be Broken
Sometimes change is a good thing, especially in the genre that is dedicated to it. An article about progressive metal.

POSTED: 04/12/2013 - 12:37 pm

If the Genre Is Named After Drugs It Has to Be Awesome
The fact that I don't use drugs myself doesn't prevent me from listening to music that is named after them. This is an article about sludge and stoner metal.

POSTED: 04/05/2013 - 08:47 am

Gothic Rock
The history of the genre that many are apart of but few will admit.

POSTED: 04/04/2013 - 09:03 am

This World Is Doomed And It's a Good Thing
No, this isn't a rant about the way our music industry is heading or an article about the impending doom of mankind. This is just an article about doom metal.

POSTED: 03/27/2013 - 02:14 pm

Genres: Respect For All
You like metal, but country is shit, right? Or maybe blues is where it's at, but you can't stand punk? You like all, but rap is the death of music? Why should you respect each genre?

POSTED: 03/05/2013 - 11:55 am

Too Quick To Judge Music Genres?
It's a fact: in this day and age there are all types of music genres, and each one comes with its own label/stereotype.

POSTED: 02/04/2013 - 02:17 pm

Country Vs Metal
Which one's better? Which one got more influence on people? Who's the reality? Who'll concur the world?

POSTED: 09/25/2012 - 12:20 pm

Rock: Who's To Blame For This Death Of A Genre
Over the last few decades, the world of rock has gone from an art, to a money making disaster. Who's to blame for this tragedy, the artists, executives, or popular media?

POSTED: 02/28/2012 - 08:44 am

The Worst Thing Anyone Can Do Musically
...Is To entirely dismiss a genre.

POSTED: 02/15/2012 - 11:34 am

Rock Vs Hip-Hop
My thoughts on the state of Rock music as compared to Hip-Hop.

POSTED: 02/09/2012 - 10:42 am

Death Metal Sub Genres
A closer look at one of Metal's most diverse sub-genres.

POSTED: 03/02/2011 - 11:37 am

Sub Genres Of Metal
The ever diverse genre of Heavy Metal has been shattered into countless sub-genres. I'm going to do my best to highlight some of the larger shards of metal and maybe set the record straight on a few genres.

POSTED: 02/28/2011 - 11:43 am

The Misuse Of The Term Screamo
Some people just don't understand "core" music, and how diverse they are...

POSTED: 10/19/2010 - 12:09 pm

What You Need To Know About Metalcore/Deathcore
What the hell is this screaming shit?!

POSTED: 09/21/2010 - 08:52 am

Developing A Love Of All Music
Neil Peart put it best - "Put aside the alienation, get on with the fascination."

POSTED: 01/05/2010 - 03:11 pm

Alternative had made it's place and Seattle never sounded better.

POSTED: 08/31/2009 - 11:12 am

Grindcore: What It Is And What Its Been
A brief look into the birth and growth of Grindcore music and its affiliates.

POSTED: 02/03/2009 - 08:36 am

Death Metal
From the bowels of the 80's arose a genre that gave Hell a new meaning.

POSTED: 09/16/2008 - 12:13 pm

Shoegazing When The Floor Was Limit
An insight into one of the greatest, shortest and most overlooked genres, and derivations of indie music.

POSTED: 03/11/2006 - 12:39 pm

Rock Genres
A breif description of the many different genres of Rcok music.

POSTED: 01/24/2006 - 01:36 pm

Punk: What The Hell Is It
Rationalization on Punk History and the meaning of "punk."

POSTED: 09/07/2005 - 03:19 pm

Misunderstood Genre Of Emo
This article's intent is to inform how the genre of emo became what it is today and how the term became so abused.

POSTED: 07/01/2005 - 12:27 pm

Nu Metal Standing In The Way For Modern Rock
Even though there are a lot of branches of metal, the particularly domminant form of metal amongst the mainstream music scene is Nu-Metal.

POSTED: 06/18/2005 - 09:46 am

Types Of Metal
Why people constantly are insulting types of metal different from there own.

POSTED: 05/31/2005 - 02:06 pm

It's All About Funk
There have been craploads of articles about emo, hardcore, metal, post-punk, etc. But why just the very hard and sometimes depressing Rock? Whatever happened to funk?

POSTED: 04/12/2005 - 01:21 pm

Towards Flames: Black Metal
An in-depth analysis of arguably the most extreme music to ever be unleashed upon the world.

POSTED: 04/09/2005 - 07:15 am

Hardcore: Culturally And Musically
It's misunderstood, but theres more to it than you think.

POSTED: 03/21/2005 - 02:30 pm

The Talent Behind Ska
Many people dislike ska... but there's gotta be some talent in there somewhere.

POSTED: 02/21/2005 - 02:53 pm

Artcore: Unique Approach
Someone was probably simply trying to define the genre-defying Muse, and made up a name. Thus the concept of Artcore was born.

POSTED: 08/30/2004 - 01:46 pm

Why 'Goth' Music Is Untalented
Why music such as Marylin Manson and Korn are for untalented musicians.

POSTED: 08/03/2004 - 01:23 pm

The Battle Between Music Fans
A composition magnifying the annoying and obnoxious fueds of music fans and pure haters.

POSTED: 07/16/2004 - 02:09 pm

Who Says We Aren't Punk?
Something I wrote because I always hear everyone telling everyone else that they aren't punk.

POSTED: 06/28/2004 - 03:01 pm

Christian Rock: A Vital Music
Is Christian music really worth mentioning or is it a powerful new breed that could change a generation?

POSTED: 06/12/2004 - 09:39 am

Let's All Stand As One
Music will always be music no matter what. Punk, metal, nu metal, alternative - why can't we build bridges instead of walls?

POSTED: 05/27/2004 - 02:49 pm

Rock Is Not Dead
Rock is not dead and rock won't die. Nowadays is not the best rock moment but is still alive, don't worry.

POSTED: 05/19/2004 - 10:17 am

The Sounds Of Today: Indie Music
Indie music is for everyone: no matter who they are, what they like, or what color their skin is.

POSTED: 05/04/2004 - 08:44 am

The Mix: The Lyrics, Music, And Genres
There always has to be a mix between the two. What fits and what doesn't? Do the lyrics make it a certain genre or is it all about the music?

POSTED: 04/30/2004 - 01:52 pm

How Blues Guitar Changed My Life
The Blues is a musical vehicle by which we can all use to relate to one another.

POSTED: 04/27/2004 - 09:15 am