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Beard Of The Week

Beard Of The Week 006: Karl Middleton of earthtone9/Blackstorm

May 30th, 2010

This week’s winner of Beard of the Week is interesting because it’s an example of facial hair evolution. The winner’s beard has mutated, developed, and been modified throughout the wearer’s career in music. These are all traits that should be admired in a beard; no matter how mighty your facial hair is, to let your beard-styling stagnate is the mark of a man who grows a beard because he is merely tired of shaving, and not out of recognition of how badass beards actually are.

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Beard Of The Week 001: Laurent Barnard of Gallows

February 7th, 2010

There are some things that have, are, and always will intrinsically embody the sheer bloody-minded awesomeness of heavy music. One of the most potent of these icons is that mighty manifestation of facial hair: the beard. If you think this is up for debate, then you are wrong.

And here at Thrash Hits, we plan on celebrating this fact every week by recognising an individual who has gone above and beyond standard beard requirements to further the cause of the Beard. So who’s our first winner?

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