Everyone who listens to metal music has a Gateway Band. Honestly anyone who listens to any style of music that doesn’t get constant mainstream media attention has a Gateway Band. That’s because you need to start somewhere. You need that one band/artist that makes you want to dig deeper into a certain style of music. … More AC/DC: The Gateway Band
On the eve of the first day of the 2015-16 school year my 15-year old proclaimed at the dinner table that she planned on wearing the above pictured vest to school. It elicited two very different reactions from her two very different parents. Both responses were, frankly, predictable. I exhibited a somewhat controlled burst of … More The Battle of the Battle Vest
We get a ton of catalogs mailed to the house, especially this time of year as the Holiday Season quickly approaches and manufacturers of all kinds desperately want you to buy their crap. About a month ago my 15 and 11 year old got bored one evening and decided to defame one of the clothing … More Corpse Paint Babies
The short answer to the above question is: of course! Do your kids listen to some (or all) of the music you love? Then why would it be out of the ordinary for children of a metalhead to not listen to at least some metal? Oh right, because it’s metal… Truth be told, my four … More Do Your Kids Listen To This Stuff?
Two days before I set out to finally launch this blog my two-year old son decided, in a fit of “Toddler Rage” over something probably, completely innocuous, to smash a metal water bottle into this laptop and almost…almost…rendered it the biggest, ugliest paperweight you’ve ever seen. This, more than anything I can think of right … More An Introduction