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Theme Thursday – What’s In A Name?


Lately, I have been perusing Scuzz and Kerrang (channels on Sky) looking at videos hoping to discover something new to listen to.  These are also the channels I turn to when I want to see some old school thrash which is usually played during hours of darkness.

Unfortunately for me, these channels promote much of the newer style of either scream-till-you-bleed metal or the more pop-metal types.  Either way, my time spent on viewing Scuzz and Kerrang usually amount to a quick check here and there.  The reason for the minimal effort is because I am turned off when I see a band’s name if it doesn’t resonate metal.  I hate to judge a book by its cover, but when I see a band name that has no relation to anything that sounds like it could be metal, I don’t want to take time to hear it.  I guess this is a sign of my age, “damn kids these days.”

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