Wizardcore? LARP-Rock? Whatever You Call It, This is the Best Worst…

So there I was, hanging out on the internet and minding my own business, when this music video dropped in my lap. It was created by a metal band called "Alternate Reality." It's for a song called "The King That Never Was" and it involves Arthurian legend, swordplay, and some serious costumery. » 12/02/11 10:00pm 12/02/11 10:00pm

The Cave Story Soundtrack Goes Heavy Metal

Cave Story already has a pretty damn good soundtrack, but as with all things, it can be improved by being dipped in liquid fire and rendered into heavy metal. Thankfully there's Erik Peabody, who has released his new 7-track album "Made of Metal" upon the world. » 11/09/11 4:20pm 11/09/11 4:20pm

This Military Simulator is a Match Made in Heavy Metal Heaven

Brothers Ondrej and Marek Spanel—who spent their childhood in communist Czechoslovakia playing Atari games "bought on the black market"—are the surprising originators behind a military-training game employed by the governments of at least five major nations. Among the brothers' sources of inspiration: heavy metal music. » 5/02/11 9:00pm 5/02/11 9:00pm

The ultimate 1980s scifi and fantasy movie mixtape

Science fiction and fantasy films of the 1980s were filled with a ton of memorable, iconic, and patently ridiculous music. Here are 30+ of the decade's finest (and most painful) movie tunes for your listening pleasure. » 12/15/10 3:37pm 12/15/10 3:37pm