By Ian Liberman IN MEMORIAM 2016 ended as it began, with the death of another rock icon. Greg Lake of Emerson, Lake and Palmer, died of cancer at the age of 69. ELP was one of the first progressive rock bands to receive critical attention in the ‘70s. Lake was also member of King Crimson. […]
Flashback Friday: Manowar – "The Gods Made Heavy Metal"
By 1996, the world had long since sounded heavy metal’s death knell on the heels of the Nirvana-led grunge revolution. Larger-than-life metal gods clad in leather pants and spikes had given way flannel-wearing introverts who spent more time looking at their own feet than the fans in the audience. However, reports of heavy metal’s demise […]