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Type O Negative

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Type O Negative was a gothic / doom metal band formed in Brooklyn, New York, US in 1990. They are well known for their dry, morbid and ironic sense of humor and their often slow and brooding music. "The Drab Four" (the nickname Type O Negative gave themselves) always succeeded in keeping their own unique style, mixing melodic, classic rock 'n' roll with slow, doom-like vibes, and down-tuned heavy metal guitar riffs with dark soundscapes. They were also known for doom metal riffs Read more on Last.fm

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Sunday Slaylist: Freddy vs Jason Halloween Special

October 26th, 2014

Freddy Vs Jason Thrash Hits

Last week’s Sunday Spotify Slaylist got us thinking – horror films and heavy metal have a long and established history together, and while Judgment Night is definitely an interesting soundtrack to look at for its historical significance in pairing modern rap and rock together pre-nu metal, it definitely wasn’t a horror film. With this being the last Sunday before Halloween proper, we figured we needed to address this by looking at the soundtrack to something unashamedly Halloween-ish.

We’re going full schlock. We’re diving in to the soundtrack for the nadir/logical conclusion of the supernaturally-endowed slasher villain genre. We’re talking Freddy Vs Jason.

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Sunday Spotify Slaylist: Pete Steele Tribute

April 18th, 2010

We had originally planned on having a volcano-themed Slaylist this week, featuring tracks with volcanic connections, and songs by the multitude of bands (such as The Red Chord, Shrinebuilder, Vried and so on) wo’ve had to cancel shows this week due to the ash clouds spewing forth from Iceland’s Eyjafjallajökull volcano. However, the death of Pete Steele earlier this week means we are instead going to dedicate this week’s Slaylist to his musical works.

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