Skip to Part 2 Skip to Part 3. The gig was one stop on a tour that, fittingly, was billed as the Clash of the Titans. Just as appropriate was the venue for that night's show, the self-proclaimed "World's Most Famous Arena. It wasn't even a contender.
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As today is National Poetry Day, we present ten of the best metal songs inspired by poems — from Iron Maiden to Nightwish. Today is National Poetry Day! But they are full of incredible imagery, and have inspired some of the biggest bands in heavy metal to write epic, ripping anthems. At the going down of the sun and in the morning, We will remember them.
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Various bands have played thrash metal at some point of their career. The genre evolved in the early s from combining the drum beats of hardcore punk with the guitar style of the new wave of British heavy metal. Four American bands, Anthrax , Megadeth , Metallica , and Slayer , are credited with popularizing the genre, earning them the title of the "Big Four of Thrash".
The roots of metal are found in the pioneering work of the band Black Sabbath. Sabbath initiated a new style of rock music in the early s with heavy power chords and guitar riffs and dark edgy lyrics. Sabbath's music was influential on numerous metal bands from Iron Maiden and Judas Priest to heavier metal bands like Slayer, Metallica, and Motorhead. Thrash metal is a subdivision of metal and it is characterized by blistering speed and very aggressive playing.