Items tagged with "heavy metal"

CD Junkies: Collector Ben King

March 4, 2021 by

360°Sound recently caught up with CD collector Ben King. The 32-year-old punk and metal fan lives in Bellingham, Washington but was raised in northern New Hampshire. He’s been collecting CDs for about 20 years. King regularly posts selections from his extensive collection on his Instagram @compactdiscgeek, which currently has almost 9,000 followers. 360°: About how […]

CD Junkies: Collector Andy Murray

March 2, 2021 by

For this latest installment of our CD collector series CD Junkies, 360°Sound spoke with metalhead Andy Murray. Murray, 30, lives in Wirral, England, which is right across the River Mersey from Liverpool. He has been seriously collecting CDs for about 15 years and currently has approximately 1,200 titles in his collection. Murray regularly posts photos […]

Rust In Peace: 30th Anniversary of the Megadeth Classic

September 29, 2020 by

Thirty years ago, arguably the greatest thrash metal record of all-time was released – Megadeth’s Rust in Peace. The band’s fourth album, released Sept. 24, 1990, peaked at #23 on the Billboard charts, went gold in early 1991, and was certified platinum in 1994. The singles, “Holy Wars…The Punishment Due” and “Hangar 18,” received heavy […]

Rocktology! Paranoid v Master of Puppets Tourney Results

June 27, 2020 by

Black Sabbath’s Paranoid is one of the best hard rock albums of the 70s. Metallica’s Master of Puppets is one of the best hard rock albums of the 80s. So let there be… Monsters of Rocktology! These two great albums went toe-to-toe in our bracket tourney. And led by the lead track, “War Pigs,” Paranoid edged […]