Christophe Szpadjel designs logos for black metal bands for a living, so when Fast Company put him to the task of remaking the logos of some famous brands in the vein of the subculture, he obliged. Don’t know about you, but some of these, like the ones for Yahoo!, The New York Times, and the […]
I had heard tell of Kuma’s Corner in Chicago, a restaurant that serves burgers named after metal bands, for a long time now, and I finally made it there a few days ago. The place was packed as expected for a Saturday afternoon, but we managed to sit at the bar. I found myself wanting to choose burgers based on whether or not I liked the band they were named after rather than what was actually on the burgers, but I had to tell myself that was a bad idea.
Despite their over-the-top rockisms (ridiculously monstrous rigs, smoke machines, and high-wattage light show), Jucifer backs the bombast up with some colon-bursting heaviness. The duo from Athens, Gergia, take 90s-era grrl rawk and combines it with slow, plodding, sludge metal like High on Fire on Vicodin.