The Forerunners of Folk Metal : Eluveitie

Pronounced as El-vay-tee, this band has become one of the most famous bands in Folk Metal. Folk Metal is a sub-genre of Metal music. Regular readers would know that I am particularly fond of this genre owing to the mix of Folk (soft, melodic) elements and Metal (harsh, fast) elements perfectly. Eluveitie’s ‘Inis Mona’ was…

Inspirational Music Videos #2

Check out the previous list here! Inspirational Music Videos #1 Estas Tonne – The Song of the Golden Dragon Estas Tonne is one of the two classical (finger style) guitar players that amazed me and made me think of the infinite possibilities of this instrument! Just look at his fingers jumping all over the fretboard!…

Inspirational Music Videos #1

Confession time: I spend way too much time on YouTube. Good news: Not all of it is pointless. If used correctly, YouTube can be an amazing source of inspiration and knowledge. A lot of times I come across amazing videos which I believe every person should watch at least once. This will be a short…

Introduction to Metal

Image by Pixabay Metal is a genre of music that is both wonderous and exciting. It mainly consists of electric guitars, drums, bass and vocals(harsh/soft/both).  You can always depend on Metal to lift your spirits on a bad day! A lot of people misunderstand metal as ‘just noise’. It is in fact, very expertly crafted…

How to get free music (without stealing)

These days, downloading MP3s illegally actually makes no sense. You have to hunt for the site, tackle ads, run the risk of getting malware on your device and even after all that, it may be a whole different song altogether! Thankfully, now it has become much more convenient to stream music legally. I have always…