When did metal stop being dangerous?

  I found this item passing by H & M today. When I was a teenager, I was a rebel for listening to Iron Maiden: that was the devil’s music. 30 years later, it’s on tank tops sold in trendy shops to people who probably couldn’t name a single song…

Don’t touch my stub!

In the last 20 years, concerts have been less and less the work of small, local promoters and increasingly in the hands of large concentrated corporations. Big tours now routinely receive corporate sponsorship, promoters own venues outright, merchandising is outsourced to specialized companies, etc. In fact, the price of your ticket is becoming less and…