Pop music, disco music, and heavy metal music is about shutting out the tensions of life, putting it away.— Peter Tork
Delightful Heavy Metal quotations
We love not just Judas Priest music, but we love heavy metal and we love to get out on that stage every night and perform. It's a joy to be able to do it.
I was looking for something a lot heavier, yet melodic at the same time.
Something different from heavy metal, a different attitude.
I think the minute you mention death, people run for the hills - unless it's heavy metal. People do not like death.
I like to put on hardcore when I have to clean my apartment, which I hate to do, but it's motivational. I like old heavy metal when I'm outside working on my car. Music has definite functions for me.
I tried to take heavy metal... and balled it up and chopped it in half and really tried to create a new form of energy. I really tried to re-shape extreme music as I see it through my eyes.
You gotta look beyond the mainstream.
.. the mainstream'll drown you, you know? There's always a pulse in the underground that I love. And the pulse in the underground is what keeps heavy metal alive.
Heavy Metal is the most conservative of all loud music.
Let's face it, not even a gym teacher could get as many people to dress alike.
Heavy metal drives me bonkers, it makes me want to vomit, heavy metal really is a pile of puke.
I just want to be considered a heavy metal band, because metal has always been around and will always be around. We're just a heavier version of metal. Heavy metal will never go away. It's like a cockroach. It's the best title, because we play metal that's heavy.
There's nothing really original. Alien was a B-movie. Five directors passed on it before me. Because I was into Heavy Metal, I read it, and thought, "Wow, I want to do this." I was on a plane to Hollywood in 22 hours. It was a B-movie and was elevated to an A-plus movie by sheer good taste.
I'm only interested in heavy metal when it's me who's playing it.
I suppose it's a bit like smelling your own farts.
I associate heavy metal with fantasy because of the tremendous power that the music delivers.
It is just that heavy metal musicians write in minor keys, and when you do that, you frighten people.
What I think of when I think of nu-metal: structured, heavy music that has a point. It's angry just like all the other music, but the bigger parts are bigger and the powerful parts are more powerful and the slow parts slower.
Hey everybody, this is Rob Halford from Fight wishing you all a crazy heavy metal Christmas and an insane, wild manic New Year!
I enjoy listening to classical music and heavy metal.
I play basketball and try to go diving at least once a year. I don't really have hobbies in the traditional sense... I engage in too many activities already through the actions of my characters.
I don't only like rock music. There are other forms of music that I find interesting. I would want to do everything, every kind of music. I wouldn't want to be limited to like playing heavy metal or whatever.
It's lifestyle music. It's not like some secretary who likes some pop song, but can't name who the band is; whereas a heavy metal fan is into every aspect of it. We'll see if rap holds up to that. Run-DMC seemed to be the Led Zeppelin of rap.
All I've got on my iPod is every single Queen song and every single Judas Priest song. Queen were an incredible heavy metal band. I saw them on their first ever tour, at Birmingham Town Hall. They just blew me away.
I used to do this big rant at the end of some gigs with Ben Folds Five.
The band broke into this big heavy metal thing and I started as a joke to scream in a heavy metal falsetto. I found myself saying things like: Feel my pain, I am white, feel my pain.
People say Cream gave birth to heavy metal. If that's so, we should have had an abortion.
I have tons of friends in the heavy-metal music world, and just going to see them inspires me.
Heavy metal is a universal energy -- it's the sound of a volcano.
It's rock, it's earth shattering. Somewhere in our primal being we understand.
They credited us with the birth of that sort of heavy metal thing.
Well, if that's the case, there should be an immediate abortion.
Guitar Player Magazine says Dick Dale is the father of Heavy Metal, blowing up 48 amplifiers, creating the first power amplifier.
Pantera revolutionized the sound and the approach to heavy metal.
It's been regurgitated. Once you up the production on a product and not just the playing but the actual production, then it's going to up the ante.
Yellow melon flowers Crawl beneath the withered peach-trees;
A date-palm throws its heavy fronds of steel Against the scoured metallic sky.
The maplewood flat-finished Martin had represented the most outrageous luxury in her life when she bought it in 1971 for four hundred dollars. But Lonnie Slocum assured her the Martin was a good investment, even if she never learned to play it better than an acid head who was into heavy metal.
Whether or not punk is the flavor of the month is not important for us.
Bad Religion has been popular through many different climates. When heavy metal was popular, when new wave was popular, Bad Religion was still there underneath the mainstream selling more and more records.
I already tried that. Something heavy metal like. And sunglasses. But it didn't work; I went to the gas station and when I left the guy at the counter said, 'bye Mr Schumacher
Anthrax, it's something that gets you sick, it's horrible, strong.
It's a heavy-metal band name if there ever was one.
Being on Ozzfest has been a great way for us to break out and show metal fans that we have a heavy side.
1994 was the nadir for heavy metal, although the rest of the '90s weren't much of a picnic either.
Usually when I'm mad, I'd rather listen to angry music than soothing music - more heavy metal, some Metallica or something.