Judging by the packed arenas and thousands of concerts around the globe filled with screaming fans, it’s safe to say that metal music is not just alive and well in the modern world, but it’s thriving. Music, in general, has been changing lives since the dawn of humanity, but the one genre that has truly stood apart from the rest is metal thanks to the community that’s always ready to welcome the outcasts with open arms. Metal has easily made its way into our hearts, but its influence doesn’t stop there. Here’s how metal’s affected these next industries.
The end of 2015 was a sad time for all Motörhead fans around the globe. We are slowly coming up on five years without the founder, lead singer, bassist, and songwriter of the extremely well-loved heavy metal band Motörhead — Lemmy Kilmister.
It’s easy to dismiss those that gamble as people that are partaking in a vice. But while we’ve been condition to think this way, do we ever stop to think why people gamble? Sure, there’s the possibility of financial profit, but is that all? Studies show that a large portion of those that partake in this pastime, do so responsibly. They set limits and they don’t exceed them. And they state that it’s a form of relief.
Metallica are feeding America, so to speak. More precisely, they are supporting the "Feeding America"
food bank, one of four organisations that are receiving financing by "All Within My Hands", the
charitable foundation of the glorious metal band.