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Metalheads worldwide can argue for hours about what sub-genre of metal deserves to be the top of the heap, but if there is one thing that we can agree on, it is this: metal rules!

Born of electric blues, psychedelia and early ’70′s glam rock, metal originated in England during the late ’60′s and early ’70′s. Some purists insist that Led Zeppelin were progenitors of metal and it is commonly accepted that Tony Iommi and the boys in Black Sabbath deserve the title as the world’s first true metal band; their first four albums are considered the canon of early metal history for good reason.

One of the enduring qualities of heavy metal is the loyalty of its following across a broad demographic. At a recent Lamb of God show it was observed that the audience was represented by both guys and gals whose ages spanned from teens to 6o-somethings, »

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