Last week to vote for Home of Metal!


There’s just 1 week left to make a difference and vote for Home of Metal as your favourite Heritage Project in the 2014 finals of The National Lottery Awards.
VOTE HERE – Every vote counts, so we really appreciate your support!
Voting closes at midnight on Wednesday 23 July
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Vote for Home Of Metal


VOTE HERE – Every vote counts, so we really appreciate your support!
Voting closes at midnight on Wednesday 23 July
We are delighted to have reached the finals of The National Lottery Awards for our Home of Metal project.  The Awards are an annual search to find .
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Family Tree tea towel – back in stock


Back by very popular demand is the Home of Metal Family Tree tea towel. Illustrated by Bunny Bissoux, the map traces the tangled web of heavy metal history. A lovely Christmas present we reckon, but make sure you get your order in by Thursday 19th .
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Napalm Death perform on clay filled speakers


Music magazine The Wire report that Napalm Death will be teaming up with a sculptor to create an avant garde performance at the amazing De-La-Warr Pavilion in Bexhill.
“This month, Napalm Death will perform with ceramic sculptor Keith Harrison at Bexhill-On-Sea’s De La Warr Pavilion. Harrison .
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SXSW launch film with Lemmy


This video documents the exciting Home of Metal digital archive launch at SXSW in Austin, Texas in 2010. We hosted a live Q & A with legendary Motorhead  front man Lemmy – interviewed by Johnny Doom of Kerrang! Radio.
The digital archive went .
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Call out to metal fans


Delegates at the Home of Metal conference – do you want to get involved in Heavy Metal studies?
Lindsay Bishop, an anthropologist based at University College London is looking for UK based music fans, approx. 25+ sought for a study in heavy metal.
“I’m an anthropologist, .
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Sabbath live DVD preview


Black Sabbath have released a teaser for their live DVD ‘Live…Gathered in Their Masses’, due for release in November. This will give all the ticket holders for their UK December tour a nice preview!

Bill Ward – fine art rhythms


Original Black Sabbath drummer Bill Ward has created a unique exhibition merging fine art with the art of drumming.
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“Original Black Sabbath drummer Bill Ward is preparing to unveil a groundbreaking collection of fine art created from rhythm.
On August 1, Ward will debut .
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Nazoranai + Nicholas Bullen / 9th July / Birmingham


The powerhouse trio of Stephen O’Malley ( Sunn0))) ), Oren Ambarchi and Keiji Haino perform a very special show at CBSO Centre on Tuesday 9th July. This is going to be loud. Nazoranai are psychedelic avant doom from “three undisputed masters in their field”.
“…It was .
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Black Sabbath – No 1 and record breakers!


Who says Heavy Metal is ‘niche’? Sabbath’s new album ’13’ is number one in the album charts, reaffirming their place as one of the most loved bands in the world. They’ve also smashed the world record for the longest gap between number ones in the .
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