By: Michael D. Vogel © September 5, 2009. Michael D. Vogel.  All Rights Reserved.   So, what exactly is the Rock and Roll mantra? Well. as the poet Mick Jagger pontificated, “…it’s only rock and roll – but I like it…” (“It’s Only Rock and Roll (But I Like It)”, It’s Only Rock ‘n’ Roll, 1974).   […]

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Over the years, critics have easily dismissed aggressive rock and heavy-metal music as trivial and unimportant. For the most part, the genre has often endured through charges of stupidity and shallowness. But when a particular artist has made such a substantial contribution to impact the whole hard rock music scene, non-believers are usually nowhere to be found.

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