The pirates are ready for more Netflix removals

Well, another batch of popular shows are being removed from Netflix. And quite a few people are ready to just pirate the shows. I’m not quite sure whether the network execs aren’t thinking this sorta thing through or just assume everyone forgot how to acquire things for free. Piracy rates plummeted when Netflix, Spotify, etc. got big because, sure, you could download things one by one … Continue reading The pirates are ready for more Netflix removals

Metal and Christianity

It’s interesting to see how intertwined metal and Christianity are. Slayer? Singing songs about hell and has a crucifix at the concerts. But the singer is Catholic. He also notes Catholic services do the same thing. Iron Maiden released a song called “The Number of the Beast” and got moral guardians’ upset despite being based on the Bible. Avenged Sevenfold gets it’s name from the … Continue reading Metal and Christianity

Why Metal Isn’t Really Right-Wing (And Why the Left isn’t Metal Either)

A couple weeks ago an article starting circling the metal communities claiming metal is right-wing. As a self-described hard leftist and metalhead, I was taken aback. However, after reading Hood’s article, I came to the conclusion that his description of metal as far from the left is correct, though it’s not necessarily on the right, either. He claims at the outset that ” heavy metal … Continue reading Why Metal Isn’t Really Right-Wing (And Why the Left isn’t Metal Either)