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Ralph Santolla: 1969-2018

June 6, 2018

Ralph Santolla, who played guitar for numerous extreme metal legends, passed away on June 6.

Ralph Santolla (Obituary, Deicide) on Taking Your Metal Band to the Next Level

October 17, 2012

Name five great metal bands. Here’s the first ones that come to my mind: Judas Priest, Black Sabbath, Iron Maiden, Metallica and Slayer. What makes them great? Priest and Maiden have iconic, virtuosic vocalists. Metallica, Black Sabbath and Slayer more or less all created their own sort of subgenres. But the one thing all five…