Published September 2009

L.A. Column : Active Metalheads vs. Passive Metalheads

Metal as Fuck is proud to present to you our first column from Los Angeles. This quote sums it up nicely: "Just because you go to an Arch Enemy or Lamb of God show once every six months doesn’t make you part of the metal scene." - Jed Kurtzman, Statius.

I guess a good way to initiate this monthly column would be a little introduction, right? …wrong!

Alice Cooper @ Thebarton Theatre (Adelaide), 29 August 2009

The old shock rocker Alice Cooper still has what it takes and showed a sold out crowd at Thebby that you can get old and still be a hard rocking, mad as a loon, dirty old man and the crowd will love you for it!

I arrived at the Thebby at the ‘official’ start time of 8 pm to find support band Electric Mary were already on stage and into their set.  I first caught Electric

Bloodstock Open Air- Day 2: Enemy of the Sun

Here it is. Day 2. Our correspondent speaks like a man who has seen wars and undergone great tragedy, when in actuality he's just spent another day in a field getting drunk and miserable. The pussy. Read on as Metal as Fuck gets its face blasted again, but this time the metal has nothing to do with it...

For some odd reason, I woke up at a ridiculously early time in the morning. It must have been about six, as there was no sign of life outside my little domed barricade.

Bloodstock Open Air- Day 1: Confessions of a man (mad enough to live amongst mullets).

Three days in a field, surrounded by hessians, booze and burger vans. Is this hell? No. It's Derby. Metal as Fuck attended the Bloodstock Open Air festival and got its face blasted to bits by metal. Read on!

 

Dysrhythmia - Psychic Map (Relapse/Riot)

From name to music, everything about Dysrhythmia is complicated, uncomfortable and fucking hard work.

There are a few things in this crazy world that baffle me; why do some people deny evolution? Why do some people get aroused by shit?

Birds Of Prey - The Hellpreacher (Relapse/Riot)

There's some pretty impressive ingredients in the Birds Of Prey mix, but is the finished product digestible?

Okay, so enough with the baking references and onto the music.