I’m going to let you in on a little secret(not really)here;
Most people, when they say something along the lines of “All Cops Are Bastards,” don’t actually mean that every single individual cop is racist and power-hungry.
A lot of cops are minorities themselves, and a lot of cops can be genuinely good people.
But what this phrase does mean is a bit more complicated than that
When people say that, they mean that the system has been compromised.
When people say that, they mean that law enforcement is fundamentally flawed.
When people say that, they mean that…
The year is 1995. You’re at the local record shop, looking for the next thing you’ll delve into and become a little bit too obsessed with for several days, maybe even find a few good shows to go to later on.
You wander into the metal section, and about halfway through, you see something that absolutely disgusts you, making you sick to your stomach — on the cover, a dead man, shown in gory detail, and the band name in harsh, nearly unreadable font.
Mayhem is (yes, is, they still exist, and we’ll get into that later) a Black…
The topic of underdeveloped tribes throughout the world is one that has consistently plagued my mind for years. How can we be running in a world of satellites, fiber-optics, and electric cars while so many are still in the phase of hunter-gatherers?
Over on Quora, I recently had the privilege of answering a question similar to this one- Could humans have really stayed in a tribal mindset permanently? How did we manage to break free from this way of life and truly develop? …
In modern times, it seems that the life of a musician and, indeed, anyone in the creative arts seems to lead to an inevitable downshift in wages and, in many cases, social status and career choice. Modern aspiring musicians are often laughed at and judged as irresponsible dreamers, and especially in the rock and metal communities that I myself frequent, it’s hard not to see why.
Within only the month, two major figures in metal were ejected into the spotlight for what may be their final times as easily-avoided mistakes quite possibly end their careers.
Only four days ago, popular…
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