Mammothfest – The Metal Observer interview with Steve Dickson

 

The last of three articles on the awesome Mammothfest in Brighton – Day One and Two reviews already published on 21 October.

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“The Metal Observer”‘s Top 30 Albums of 2016

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It is done—The Metal Observer’s convent has come to an end, and the votes have been cast. Enter to find out who survived the fire and emerged victorious!

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The Curious Connection Between Pro Wrestling and Heavy Metal

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PART 1: A Brief Introduction

There’s something to be said about heavy metal and pro wrestling. The mere mention of professional wrestling makes some people scoff and turn away, but so does metal. There is indeed a nice market for each of these forms of entertainment, and even a few subcultures (or sub-genres, if you will) within each field. With this in mind, heavy metal and pro wrestling are actually quite wonderful bedfellows and there is an incredible and undeniable connection between the too. Being seen as “underground” and “counterculture” by many, these two groups are quite connected, and in many ways now more than possibly ever. For the purposes of the article, we will include all forms of metal, from the more traditional to the nü-metal  along with aspects of pro wrestling from the “big leagues” to the underground and independent promotions trying to make an impact on the scene.

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