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  The Canadian National Newspaper: Reflections on Heavy Metal Fashion
Heavy metal fashion is the style of dress, body modification, make-up, hairstyle, and so on, affected by many fans of heavy metal, or, as they are often called, metalheads.
The style and clothing of metal has absorbed elements from influences as diverse as the musical influences from which the genre has borrowed: modern metal fashion is a hotch-potch of punk, goth (particularly for female metalheads), Military Fashion and even various historical fashions.
Mainstream 'pop' fashion retailers have picked up what is accurately labelled as a cross between heavy metal fashion and skater fashion and are successfully marketing it under the labels 'goth' or 'rock' fashion.
www.agoracosmopolitan.com /home/Fashion/2006/03/06/01007.html   (1279 words)

 Wikinfo | Heavy metal music   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-26)
Whereas a painting is experienced visually, while a symphony is an audible experience, a heavy metal band's "image" and the common theme that binds all their music is expressed in the artwork on the album, the set of the stage, the tone of the lyrics, and the sound of the music.
Ultimately, "pure" heavy metal would position itself at the periphery of pop culture, never quite at center, and metal denizens contend that the move towards the center was a commercialism that compromised both the artistic integrity of the form and the opportunity for messages to be taken seriously.
Glitter rock, a short-lived era in the mid-1970s, is the extreme exploration of the fantasy-side of the reality-fantasy parents of heavy metal.
www.wikinfo.org /wiki.php?title=Heavy_metal_music   (2641 words)

 Heavy metal fashion - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Heavy metal fashion is the style of dress, body modification, make-up, hairstyle, and so on, taken on by many fans of heavy metal, or, as they are often called, metalheads.
Heavy metal fashion includes elements such as leather jackets; hi-top basketball shoes (more common with old school thrash metallers); motorcycle boots, work boots or combat boots; blue or fl jeans, and denim jackets or kutte vests, often adorned with badges, pins and patches.
The style and clothing of metal has absorbed elements from influences as diverse as the musical influences from which the genre has borrowed: modern metal fashion is a hotch-potch of punk, goth (particularly for female metalheads), military fashion and even various historical fashions.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Heavy_metal_fashion   (1601 words)

 Heavy Metal Downloads - Download Heavy Metal Music - Download Heavy Metal MP3s
The first seeds of heavy metal were sown in the British blues movement of the '60s, specifically among bands who found it hard to adjust to the natural swing of American blues.
For a brief spell during the mid-'80s, the heavy metal quintet Dio was one of the top U.S. concert attractions, boasting one of the most over-the-top stage acts of its time loaded with props and special effects (lasers, explosions, a giant dragon, etc.).
Ronnie James Dio honed his metal chops singing lead in both Rainbow and Black Sabbath, and his own band is sort of a reflection of both: the sinister, medievally gothic elegance of the former, and the crushingly heavy, doom-laden riffs of the latter.
www.mp3.com /heavy-metal/genre/376/subgenre.html   (6136 words)

 Heavy metal music
Heavy metal is a genre of rock music that emerged as a defined musical style in the 1970s, having its roots in hard rock bands which, between 1967 and 1974, mixed blues and rock to create a hybrid with a thick, heavy, guitar-and-drums-centered sound, characterised by the use of highly-amplified distortion.
Heavy metal themes are typically more grave than the generally airy pop from the 1950s, 1960s, and 1970s—focusing on war, nuclear annihilation, environmental issues, and political or religious propaganda.
He states that "...it [heavy metal] was a term originated in a New York Times article reviewing a Jimi Hendrix performance," and claims the author described the Jimi Hendrix Experience "...like listening to heavy metal falling from the sky." The precise source of this claim, however, has not been found and its accuracy is disputed.
www.danceage.com /biography/sdmc_Heavy_metal_music   (5345 words)

 Heavy metal fashion
Heavy metal fashion refers to the fashion clothing habits and general appearance of heavy metal fans.
Traditional heavy metal fashion has some crossovers with goth and grunge clothing, particularly in colours, and excessive body piercing.
This typically consists of t-shirts and hooded sweatshirts with heavy metal, nu-metal, or punk logos, paired with baggy 'skater' jeans, chains, and dark colours.
publicliterature.org /en/wikipedia/h/he/heavy_metal_fashion.html   (260 words)

 Heavy metal fashion attack - SpecialsEntFashionWeek2004SMH - www.smh.com.au
A gold cuff extended to become a gold-fringed metal dress, a jewelled choker became a cobweb-like top and a belt was transformed into a metallic miniskirt.
With many of the pieces taking weeks to make using traditional jewellery and metalworking processes, the show was more about capturing a fashion moment than selling a barely there brooch mini-dress.
On the last day of Fashion Week, the flock of fashionistas appeared to tire easily, a few bodies were conspicuously absent from the front row, the ensembles off the catwalk were starting to look comfortable rather than inspired, and the fashion buyers were getting weary.
www.smh.com.au /articles/2004/05/06/1083635282768.html   (436 words)

 SPACE.com -- Stars Make Heavy Metal in Slow Burn, Study Shows
Heavy metals churn to the surface over time and are expelled by stellar winds during the AGB phase, and also during a deadly final "superwind" phase.
One is an AGB star, and when it dies, it expels some of its heavy metals into the companion metal-poor star.
Researchers believe that some heavy metals, such as silver, gold and platinum, form during this violent explosion in a rapid fashion (called the r-process).
www.space.com /scienceastronomy/astronomy/heavy_metal_010823.html   (1216 words)

 Heavy Metal 2000 (Soundtrack) by Frederic Talgorn
In a darker, cultish moment of the early 1980’s, the underground-comic magazine “Heavy Metal” broke away from the print medium to the silver screen.
The vignette format is abandoned in favor of a single, unifying storyline involving a bold heroine, (modeled after and featuring the voice of cult centerfold Julie Strain-Eastman) whose traits, in true “Heavy Metal” fashion, are chiefly represented by her large breasts and her ability to kick the crap out of everyone.
All artwork from Heavy Metal 2000 is exclusive property of (c) 2000.
www.tracksounds.com /reviews/heavy_metal_2000.htm   (784 words)

 Modamag.com | Heavy Metal : Superbit (Movie Review)
It works more effectively as a feast for the senses, utilizing loud metal songs from the era’s hottest bands (along with Elmer Bernstein’s lush score) to back up the sequences, and filling these stories with heaps of nudity, sex, violence, and drugs.
Over the years, the cult for “Heavy Metal” has grown, resulting in years of midnight movie screenings and a failed attempt at a sequel in 2000 that didn’t even come close in capturing the spirit of the first film.
“Heavy Metal” is an acquired taste, but it is an original, thus deserving of at least one viewing for the uninitiated.
www.modamag.com /heavymetal_dvd.htm   (278 words)

 Heavy Metal Teletype Program
Heavy Metal is a free program that allows you to connect a Teletype machine to your computer's serial port in general, and the internet in particular.
Heavy Metal lets you create a batch file of commands to be executed - either at scheduled times (using Linux's cron) or with Heavy Metal's own repeat feature.
The Heavy Metal program itself is currently a single file less than 100k bytes or so long.
www.buzbee.net /heavymetal/Intro.htm   (1054 words)

 MusicMoz - Record Labels: By Style: Heavy Metal: Links   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-26)
Heavy Metal Records - The original and first metal label at the outset of the NWOBHM in business before kerrang.
Metal Blade Records - Metal Blade Records is the world's most prominent independent heavy metal record label.
Metal-Is Records - International record label dedicated to heavy metal music by both established metal superstars and emerging metal artists.
musicmoz.org /Record_Labels/By_Style/Heavy_Metal/Links   (885 words)

 Dog Fashion Disco CD Reviews
To me, Dog Fashion Disco is a heavy rock band with an affinity for releasing their musical quirks and out-of-the-ordinary metallic riffing in compact chunks.
For those of you who enjoy their metal bolstered by surreal lyrics, furious guitar attacks, interesting keyboards, and enough open spaces to let the music breathe, then Dog Fashion Disco have a few things they'd like you to hear.
Dog Fashion Disco is Todd Smith on vocals, Greg Combs on guitar, Sennen Quigley on keyboards and guitar, Steve Mears on bass, and John Ensminger on drums and percussion.
www.roughedge.com /cdreviews/d/dogfashiondisco.htm   (1642 words)

 Heavy Metal Magazine Fan Page - Movies - Immortal
- This movie wasn't made by Heavy Metal, but it is loosely based on the first two episodes of the popular story, "The Nikopol Trilogy" by Enki Bilal.
The first part, "The Immortals' Fete", was published in each issue from May to December 1981 of Heavy Metal.
Eugenics is sort of like plastic surgery, except more extreme; building synthetic flesh and virtual brains, either for esthetic, fashion, health, or convenience reasons.
www.heavymetalmagazinefanpage.com /moviesimmortal.html   (1034 words)

 Heavy metal - Fashion - Entertainment - theage.com.au
Metallic fabrics replaced the beading that has been popular for several seasons, while distressed leathers, especially in military-inspired garments, looked modern and worn-in at the same time.
The other bold statement was her use of big, graphic Byzantine mosaic prints, mostly in an autumnal palette of brown, olive and orange with gold accents.
Some of her best looks were a high-neck asymmetrical coat in the Byzantine print with two jewels as fasteners, a lace-trimmed silk blouse and a stretch tissue metallic skirt, and an iridescent metallic coat that looked alternately burgundy and silver, which was worn over a blouson top in soft velvet and cigarette pants.
theage.com.au /news/fashion/heavy-metal/2006/02/06/1139074138080.html   (618 words)

 HEAVY METAL movie review
Though the co-pilot knows what the silence he hears over the plane's intercom means, he still goes back to check on the condition of the crew.
In true EC fashion, he is greeted by the horrifying blood spattered remains of his crew, rocking silently in death as the plane limps its way slowly back home.
Unfortunately, they are not alone, for he sees the plane is being pursued by a glowing green meteor, which rams the fuselage and enters the craft.
www.feoamante.com /Movies/GHI/hmetal.html   (1478 words)

 Metal-Rules.com - Featured Artist - Freternia
In 1992 as grunge, despair, and flannel shirts pushed the arena metal sound of the 80's into the realm of extreme un-coolness, ironically CAGE was born.
This was the case at the WACKEN and the METAL DAYZ as CAGE captured the imagination and attention of everyone in attendance.
Cage’s third album is by far their heaviest, darkest work to date, and is a textbook example of the pure essence of heavy metal: no shortage of speed, heaviness, or melody.
www.metal-rules.com /FeaturedArtist/index.htm   (1873 words)

 Fashion Rocks 2005
Heavy metal hair bands——Quiet Riot, Ratt, Mötley Crüe, Bon Jovi, Skid Row, Dokken, Guns n’ Roses——presented a new aesthetic for the video age.
Metal bands like Judas Priest, Iron Maiden, Metallica, Motörhead, Slayer, Black Sabbath and Megadeath were too far outside the mainstream to play on MTV.
However their hard-rocking sound influenced the next generation of death metal and industrial bands who loom large in today’s music scene.
www.condenet.com /promo/fashionrocks2005/chevy/80s_rock.html?page=1l   (249 words)

 BLABBERMOUTH.NET - Report: Reflections On Heavy Metal Fashion
"Origins: The clothing associated with heavy metal has its roots firmly ensconced within the clothing adopted by biker culture, and even earlier the clothing commonly worn by the rockers of the sixties.
I mean,i listen to metal and dress "normal", yesterday i saw a guy with a denim jacket with a god damn HIM logo on the back, and he probably thought "today im gonna dress metal-style"....well,HIM aint fuckin metal!
heavy metal isnt what you fucking look like, its almost more of a state of mind, wearing metal clothes is just a form of showing people what you like, anyone who takes it to seriously is retarded.
www.roadrunnerrecords.com /blabbermouth.net/news.aspx?mode=Article&newsitemID=50062   (1228 words)

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 Heavy Metal Resource Reviews - TNT & Orange Sky
It's all about melodic hard rock delivered in the usual fashion that we have come to expect from this band.
One of the tunes I found interesting was the cover of Cat Steven's 'Peace Train' done in Reggae fashion.
It comes across catchy and will probably appeal to the Reggae audience and may have a bit of crossover to the rock crowd.
www.heavymetalresource.com /reviews318.html   (845 words)

 Heavy Metal Resource-Ultrasound 2001 Wrap-up
Onward played next in heavy metal fashion and showed why Century Media signed these guys in the first place.
Thrust is pretty damn heavy and have a pretty strong presence live.
The band is very bluesy, but heavy at the same time with very good vocals.
rockindude.homestead.com /us2001.html   (1172 words)

 Akiko (a-kee-ko or aka Autumn Child)--Heavy Metal, Fashion Junkie and loves Guys with Long Hair!   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-26)
I went to college for Fashion Design and intend on opening a store in the next few years.
I love metal music, all types and I never watch tv.
My ideal man, however, has long hair, likes metal and doesn't mind that I wear platforms, have a nose and tongue ring and wear vinyl pants.
www.angelfire.com /rock2/metalgirlz/aboutme.html   (324 words)

 Four Magazine Fashion » Heavy Metal   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-26)
Beth Sutton began designing jewelry for herself in 1995 after she became bored with most of the jewelry that was on the market.
After initially stringing beads, she began working with metal and soon introduced wire, silver and brass into her designs.
The result is a collection with a definite rock ‘n roll edge and a distressed look that lends a unique vintage feel to the individual pieces.
fourmagazine.com /Fashion.php?itemid=185   (262 words)

 Metal jewelry,Precious metal jewelry,Metal jewelry manufacturers,suppliers
A dedicated piece of metal jewelry are the art pieces of master craftsmen.
Ranging from the exquisite to outrageous styles, the metal jewelry reflects unlimited potential as an expression of the personality of the wearer.
An exotic range of metal jewelry for each class is really enticing, it had removed the old aged traditional styling of wearing gold, silver and diamond only.
www.jewellersindia.com /metal-jewelry.html   (816 words)

 Sleaze Roxx: Your 80's hard rock and heavy metal resource.
Whether you call it hard rock, heavy metal, cock rock, hair metal, melodic rock, pop-metal, AOR, glam or sleaze, this is the place to find out what became of your favorite 80's rock bands.
Sleaze rock is the bastard child of heavy metal, as the term defines a musical genre that has almost as much to do with attitude as songs.
Similar underrated genres such as glam metal, album oriented rock, hair metal (and other silly terms such as mullet and cock rock), southern rock, heavy metal and simple hard rock are appreciated here.
www.sleazeroxx.com   (590 words)

 eBay - metal fashion, Rings, Women's Accessories, Handbags items on eBay.com   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-26)
Fashion Chain Belt - Retro - Gold Metal - Adjustable
Bulk 48 Fashion Metal Rings, over 10 types $0.2 each
Fabulous Doro Pesch heavy metal new fashion unisex ofs
search-desc.ebay.com /search/search.dll?query=metal+fashion+...&krd=1   (548 words)

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