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5* Videos not on the MTV Viewer’s Top 10 that should have been.

In no particular order.

Gojira “Vacuity”
[myspace]http://vids.myspace.com/index.cfm?fuseaction=vids.individual&videoid=44032124[/myspace]

Intronaut “Australopithecus”

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On singing in metal songs

Anyone who knows me in real life knows that I have a passionate, undying love for all things metal. Fist in the air, I throw the horns for the power of metal. It is catharsis on a primal level unmatched by anything else I do to blow off steam. I rock the fuck out and I don’t care who dislikes it. I am a relatively unpicky consumer of metal records. If it has a strong groove and some double bass, I’m into it. I try not to discriminate.

That said, there is one trend in metal over the last few years that I cannot tolerate. Have you guessed it yet? That’s right. I loathe singing in metal songs. But that is not wholly true. What I hate is bad singing in metal songs.

Let’s enjoy an object lesson, shall we? Read more