KILL SCREEN 030: Herman Li of DRAGONFORCE Bestows His Power to Decibel’s Nerdiest Column

February 7, 2024

Having triumphed over small minds and naysayers, the max-level guitar wizard’s appearance ushers in a new chapter for Kill Screen.

Who Owns The Blastbeat?

November 28, 2011

We know who coined the term ‘blast beat’ or ‘blastbeat’, but which group was the first to employ the technique now synonymous with extreme metal drumming? Now that is a question I bet even a TakeLessons drum teacher wouldn’t be able to answer. Was it grindcore legends Napalm Death? Was it crossover heroes D.R.I.? Or…