Don’t Suck!

The old saying goes, “You can’t teach an old dog new tricks.” Well, unless you consider yourself a butt-sniffing hound, then you do have the power to change anything you want. This is what separates you from a dog: you have the power of will, which means you have the power to change. It’s a…

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Don’t Whine About Where You Are—Change Your Life!

Every day brings a choice: will you live with passion in your heart or a pacifier in your mouth? Will you go along with the growing world of whiners, or will you suck it up like Lips and Rob of Anvil[1] and stay true to your dreams? The decision is yours to make. It’s time…

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Break the Chains!

The shackles are in your head. That’s where it all begins and ends. If you want to know the truth, you can be “better than you,” and that’s the goal. The only one you’re really competing against is yourself. The only enemy you have to defeat is the one that stares at you in the…

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Metal is the Enemy of your weakness

If you’ve listened to metal for any length of time, you already know that it won’t compromise with weakness. That’s because metal is intolerant. It resists the notion of backing down. It opposes a willingness to take the second seat, and it mocks any one whose first response to difficulty is to say, “I can’t.”…

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Metal Work: Putting the Spirit and Attitude of Heavy Metal to Work in Your Life

There is no denying that heavy metal is here to stay. But “back in the day,” it wasn’t that way. We remember the early 80s and the reign of new wave and mainstream pop music. Jocks and socialites were playing Journey, REO Speedwagon, Loverboy, the J. Giles Band, and Duran Duran. Things became worse with…

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Obliterate What Makes You Weak!

Jamey Jasta, lead singer of Hatebreed (and a few other bands) and former host of Headbanger’s Ball, is one of the most positive voices in hardcore music. In case you’re not familiar with it, hardcore grew out of the 80s with bands like Suicidal Tendencies, Agnostic Front, and Black Flag and later mixed in a…

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