It’s that time of year again, where we count down our favorite things of the year while welcoming in the new year! I will be counting down my top 10 favorite songs that I have been listening to all year long. 2017 was a great year for metal, a lot of bangers and heavy hitters … Continue reading Favorite Songs of 2017
This 2017 offering, their 14th studio record, is everything one would expect (and then some) from these titans of Death Metal. While there is a certain consistency to Cannibal Corpse, namely, brutality – both musically and lyrically – a shift occurred when vocalist Chris Barnes left and George “Corpsegrinder” Fisher joined (1995). Another shift was … Continue reading Cannibal Corpse – Red Before Black
PIC BY XSTILLCOLD HTTP://WWW.SKULLSPIRATION.COM I get asked all the time: “Erika, how did you get so heavily into metal?” My parents are metalheads, and my whole life I have been raised on metal. But growing up, that was the music my parents listened to. My brothers and cousin were in bands when I was a … Continue reading “How Did You Get Into Metal?”
“Isn’t metal music all the same?” I receive this question every day when I tell people the different subgenres of metal I play on WKNC (if you didn’t know, I DJ on Friday nights from 10pm-midnight). I explain to people the three main subgenres that I play; Metalcore, Deathcore, and Death metal. Since I listen … Continue reading Metalcore, Deathcore, and Death Metal. Is it all the same?
Trying to pick my favorite bands can be a difficult task because they are, literally, always changing. If a band comes out with a new album, they will be my favorite band for a month or so. But there are some bands that will always be close to my heart. Thankfully, I’ve gotten to see … Continue reading My Favorite Bands of ALL TIME!!