Tag Archives: Notorious B.I.G.

In honor of 20th anniversary of his passing, here are some metal Notorious B.I.G. covers

Posted by on March 9, 2017

Twenty years ago today, Notorious B.I.G. was killed just two weeks before his second album, Life After Death, was released. He was only 24 when he was gunned down in Los Angeles by a still-unknown assailant. This happened less than a year after Tupac Shakur was assassinated in Las Vegas in another still-unsolved murder. While Biggie (real […]

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Living Colour take on Biggie on new mixtape

Posted by on September 9, 2016

While Living Colour never really regained the widespread popularity they had following the release of their debut album,¬†Vivid, despite a five year hiatus, they never really went away. The African-American rock band haven’t been particularly prolific, releasing just two albums since their 2000 reunion, but have been working on their sixth album,¬†Shade, which is due […]

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Metal appears on lists of NYC albums, successful bands by state

Posted by on February 20, 2014

If you’re reading this, you like metal, and you’re probably proud of your home state. But you’re probably wondering who the most successful artist is in your state. A Reddit user was, and cross-referenced the RIAA’s list of the top 250 top-selling musicians nationwide with a map of the United States, and was able to […]

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