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On The Importance Of Pushing Extremes

On The Importance Of Pushing Extremes

Matt Bacon November 19, 2016 0

So here’s a weird thought experiment for you to play with, one that might force you to re-evaluate some of your thinking if you’re so inclined to take it with me. I think we

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The Cult Of Personality And Heavy Metal

The Cult Of Personality And Heavy Metal

Matt Bacon June 27, 2016 Comments Off on The Cult Of Personality And Heavy Metal

If metal is supposed to be about the individual then why do we spend so much time in our hero worship of the stars? Metalheads like to claim that they are immune from the

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Hellfest Day Three: A Return To Earth

Hellfest Day Three: A Return To Earth

Matt Bacon June 26, 2016 Comments Off on Hellfest Day Three: A Return To Earth

So we come to the final day. A day that had one of the sickest lineups that I have ever seen on any festival ever, and I’m not just saying that because of Black

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Day 2 Of Hellfest: Watch The Flames Burn Higher and Higher

Day 2 Of Hellfest: Watch The Flames Burn Higher and Higher

Matt Bacon June 23, 2016 Comments Off on Day 2 Of Hellfest: Watch The Flames Burn Higher and Higher

Day two of Hellfest saw me wake up with the first traces of festival plague. I had developed something of hack overnight – I would be wheezing far more than I would like this

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Day One Of Hellfest: The Survival Fires

Day One Of Hellfest: The Survival Fires

Matt Bacon June 22, 2016 Comments Off on Day One Of Hellfest: The Survival Fires

Ah day one of Hellfest. The air smells of infinite possibility. Maybe we’ll get to sleep with a rock star this year. Maybe we can avoid the mud that plagued the festival all weekend

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Housecore Horror Film Festival – Day 3

Matt Bacon November 23, 2015 Comments Off on Housecore Horror Film Festival – Day 3

Every once in a while IMP sends out one of its rogue journalists on a machine to go to a festival, get super drunk, see a bunch of old friends – and hopefully see

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Housecore Horror Film Festival –  Day 1

Housecore Horror Film Festival – Day 1

Matt Bacon November 20, 2015 Comments Off on Housecore Horror Film Festival – Day 1

Every once in a while IMP sends out one of its rogue journalists on a machine to go to a festival, get super drunk, see a bunch of old friends – and hopefully see

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Housecore Horror Film Festival – An Introduction

Housecore Horror Film Festival – An Introduction

Matt Bacon November 19, 2015 Comments Off on Housecore Horror Film Festival – An Introduction

Every once in a while IMP sends out one of its rogue journalists on a machine to go to a festival, get super drunk, see a bunch of old friends – and hopefully see

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Summer Slaughter 2015 in Philadelphia

Summer Slaughter 2015 in Philadelphia

Matt Bacon August 6, 2015 Comments Off on Summer Slaughter 2015 in Philadelphia

When I was first moving to America one of the things I was most curious to check out was the famed “Touring festivals” Of course now, Mayhem Fest is dead and gone and Summer

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Independent Industry Figures: Bob Lugowe of Relapse Records

Independent Industry Figures: Bob Lugowe of Relapse Records

Matt Bacon July 7, 2015 Comments Off on Independent Industry Figures: Bob Lugowe of Relapse Records

Independent Industry Figures is a weekly column at IMP where we interview music industry figures to try to better understand what they’re all about. With each installment we try and get a sense of

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