Heavy Metal

With its 1971 debut album, Montrose took the lead in new directions for heavy metal. The Deluxe Edition of that album includes many bonus tracks from the band's early days more

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If you like your heavy metal delivered with an old-school punch, you need to know about The Unity. Helloween, Deep Purple and Symphony X collide on The Unity’s self-titled debut, which throbs with a dozen songs all six members had a hand in... more

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Four varied Milwaukee bands proved that metal heads have a sense of humor about the music they love. more

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The most interesting Alice Cooper recordings are the ones few people ever heard. The first two albums included in this 15-CD box set, Pretties for You (1969) and Easy Action (1970), sold poorly an,Album Reviews more

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Metalmay not be the first type of music many associate with fashionable attire,but at least a couple of Milwaukee designers want to counter thatpreconception. Jennifer Botcher of Firewalk Threadz and Danielle Strampp ofSuture Couture will be s.. more

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It may sound strange to suggest that a band that has been together for more than 30 years is still capable of releasing an album that captures the feeling of being more

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It’s entirely plausible that you could make it this far in life without consciously hearing German industrial outfit KMFDM, but if you’ve frequented rock concerts at any point in the last 25 ye,Concert Reviews more

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If “Metalocalypse” co-creator Brendon Small could disabuse one notion about his Cartoon Network program, it’s that he’s lampooning metal. Sure, there are nudges and inside jokes, but the entire show is built upon more

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Milwaukee remains supportive of the heavy-metal arts, as evidenced by a packed Eagles Ballroom on Sunday night. A sea of metalheads of all stripes threw up the horns and cheered loudly throughout the evening for a Gigantour tour stop... more

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It took Tom Petty and the Heartbreakers eight years to follow up their last album, but it’s easy to see why the group was in no rush: Their2002 record The Last DJ documented Petty’s frustrations with the record more

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Human Barbie doll Francine Boucher might not have the strongest voice in metal (if anythi Red Pepper ,Today in Milwaukee more

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