Top 10 Quotes About Metal Music and Metal MusiciansMetal_Treasure This is my 500th list on The TopTens.
The list subject is pretty symbolic because most of my previous lists were about metal and metal musicians.
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And he even made metal albums - he sang mostly symphonic metal and released his last metal album at 92. He had a very low and powerful singing voice - operatic and bassy.
He was in more than 250 films but he also moonlighted as a cult heavy metal singer. Most of his fans are still unaware of his alternate career. But he was honoured with the Spirit of Metal award at the 2010 Metal Hammer Golden God awards ceremony. Incredibly, he was 87 at the time. - Metal_Treasure
Quite a philosophical man, that Mr. Mustaine. - Britgirl
My guess: there IS a correlation.
My guess seems to be correct because a study shows that the number of heavy metal bands in a given area is positively associated with, “economic output per capita; level of creativity and entrepreneurship; share of adults that hold college degrees; as well as overall levels of human development, well-being, and satisfaction with life.”
The study added that Scandinavian countries in particular make “efforts to put compulsory music training in schools, which created a generation with the musical chop to meet metal’s technical demands". - Metal_Treasure
Fact: the most metal countries are Finland + Scandinavian countries. Least metal - Africa. - Metal_Treasure
Eddie Scott Trunk is an American music historian, radio personality, talk show host, and author, best known as the host of several hard rock and heavy metal-themed radio and television shows. - Metal_Treasure
I also think most of the metal musicians are fans of these things. - Metal_Treasure
In some sense, Hansi even became a metal singer thanks to Ian Gillan (indirectly).
Hansi: "When I started making music I had a stronger tendency to become a guitarist. That changed when I met André Olbrich in school and he was the one realizing my potential as a vocalist. During one of our high school parties I was screaming parts of Ian Gillan and MSG songs. He somehow liked it."
Hansi and André co-founded Blind Guardian, and they are still bandmembers. - Metal_Treasure
In 2014, at 92, Sir Christopher Lee released his 3rd Christmas metal album. The song "Darkest Carols, Faithful Sing" is a raucous and fun take on the cosy classic "Hark, The Herald Angels Sing", complete with lyrics like, “Christ I like those heavy chords, Christ I want to hear some more.” - Metal_Treasure
I know that Matt Barlow also inspired him but they were bandmates and it wasn't appropriate to mention Matt in the context of this particular interview.
It's proven that Hansi inspires Jon - Jon wrote wonderful songs for Hansi's voice, for 2 albums in their side-project called Demons & Wizards. - Metal_Treasure
This is their answer to the question "Are you a heavy metal band? " (Metal Evolution, Grunge episode).
Correct, aluminum is not from the group of heavy metals. - Metal_Treasure
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2. I associate heavy metal with fantasy because of the tremendous power that metal music delivers (Sir Christopher Lee)
3. I've never believed in singing about Satan and thinking he's cool because he's not (Dave Mustaine, Megadeth)