It's hard to believe that it has been over 35 years since METALLICA first started making music. Over the course of the band's illustrious career, they have released 10 studio albums and sold over 110 million records worldwide.
We have compiled a list of 13 of the best DEFTONES songs (top ten songs lists are overdone. And 13 is just a cooler number), from the group's early days as a Sacramento rock band through to their iconic present-day status.
For decades it seemed that heavy music was dominated by males. Chest pounding, head banging, fist raising males who would attend shows in droves of rabidity or don the stages therein, pelting out their aggression to the masses at ear shattering volumes. This was, for quite some time, the burgeoning scene that was "heavy metal", and it was glorified and revered as an expulsion of collective testosterone through raw, brutal music.
HEAVY METAL (or simply METAL) is a genre of rock music that arose in the late 1960s and early 1970s mostly throughout the United Kingdom and United States . It's roots lay within blues, classical music and rock and it is generally characterized by a massive sound of distortion, extended guitar solos, driving drum beats, vigorous vocals and an emphasis on loudness. Heavy metal itself has spawned numerous subgenres which generally can be identified through changing, or omitting one of the these attributes.
THRASH METAL (or simply THRASH) is a subgenre of heavy metal which is characterized by it's pounding aggression, speedy power chords and generally fast tempo. The songs in THRASH METAL often feature quick drum beats and low-register guitar riffs coupled with shredding lead guitar solos.