Acca Dacca time again. Here, we’re going to get into get the full story behind their classic song ‘Highway To Hell’, whose release not only marked the springboard for AC / DC to go global, but was also the last stand for Bon Scott before his death. On a Highway to Hell, indeed.
We all love an anthem – and heavy metal has produced its fair share. Here, we’re going to have a look at one of the best examples – ‘We’re not Gonna Take it’ by Twisted Sister – a song with plenty of stories to tell, as well as a healthy dose of political controversy.
The Rock N Roll Hall of Fame recently announced its list of inductees for 2023, and Iron Maiden have missed out yet again. Should anyone care about this apparently outrageous oversight? Well, The Hawk figured that the subject at least warranted a blog post.
Classic Heavy Metal is a term invented by The Hawk to describe a certain subset of heavy metal music – anything from the 1970s to the 1990s. But ‘Classic’ could easily be seen as a euphemism for ‘Old’. What should we fans make of the fact that our favourite performers are, like ourselves, aging rapidly?
Rumours of a new ‘Heavy Metal Coachella’ have been circulating for ages, alongside names of bands that might appear. Now, the worst kept secret in metal has been revealed – the Powertrip festival. Get your juices flowing before the big event right here on Classic Metal Hawk.
AC/DC – just a bunch of dudes who always wanted to rock. But how many AC/DC songs have the word ‘Rock’ in the title? By The Hawk’s count, it’s 20 – probably more than any other band. UNIQUE on the internet, then, here we go with a RANKING all 20 of them. Strap in.