Rebel Extravaganza

Heavy Metal And Other Occasional Musics And Cultures

March Of The Fire Rants

Entry #1 – Let’s Open Up This Pit

Croatian Viking Metal, Post-Hardcore Dubstep, Blackgaze, Ugandan Didgeridoo Thrash. I’ve never been one for sub-sub-categorization, for whittling down a mighty oak to a single toothpick just to “nail” a band’s sound or any sort of artist’s work exactly. It cheapens the music, flies in the face of art’s goal, pisses on the creative spirit and purports to govern you in what way you “must” appreciate (or despise). Nearly 51 Earth-years into this journey, I’m quite simply over it. Of course, use descriptors, but it’s the need to feel one “has” to that’s my gripe, and always has been. Crack open […]