Thursday, September 24, 2020


5 Metal Albums For Nerds and Geeks: Part 3.

September 19, 2020 by  
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Tweet (ThyBlackMan.com) Are you ready for a third dose of heavy metal? We’re getting into five more metal albums for geeks and nerds. Whether you enjoy fantasy, sci-fi, history, or horror—metal has something for everyone. Let’s get into these five albums! Manilla Road – Crystal Logic (1983) I’ve gone into the difference between power metal... [Read more...]

Black Rock Deep Dive: Return of the Iron Messiah (2015).

September 9, 2020 by  
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Tweet (ThyBlackMan.com) We’ve gone into the debut full-length of Cleveland metal legends and the first all-Black heavy metal band, Black Death. The self-titled album from 1984 was an album that touched on a few genres of metal without straying too far from traditional heavy metal. Black Death Resurrected has been bouncing around since the early 2010s.... [Read more...]

5 Real-Life Events That Deserve a Netflix Series.

September 6, 2020 by  
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Tweet (ThyBlackMan.com) Almost all the “based on a true story” films and TV shows we see have the elements that people find easy to connect with. The hidden gems can be found in events that took place some time in human history. Here’s a list of real-life events that truly deserve a Netflix series. The Bloody Benders Though the story and references... [Read more...]

7 Celebrity Fashion Tips to Try at Home.

September 6, 2020 by  
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Tweet (ThyBlackMan.com) Some people can wear anything and make it look part of some high-end fashion. When it comes to fashion, people have been using it to make statements and celebrities are no exception. Check these seven celebrity fashion tips and style advice to stay ahead of the curve. Toothpaste Hack Entertainment journalist and founder of Milk... [Read more...]

Black Rock Review: The Impaler – A Contract…

September 5, 2020 by  
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Tweet (ThyBlackMan.com) We’re going to look at a cult piece of Black rock in A Contract With Satan by The Impaler. I first discovered Anison Roberts—who performs as The Impaler—by chance while looking through playlists on Spotify. Anison Roberts AKA The Impaler It was both different and familiar. The Impaler’s approach puts me in the mind of... [Read more...]

Gospel Duet Voices Featured on ABC’s General Hospital.

September 1, 2020 by  
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Tweet (ThyBlackMan.com) “Can You Feel Me?” a song written by James Patrick Stuart will be featured on ABC’s General Hospital on Thursday, August 20. When Valentin, played by Stuart, takes the stage at the 2020 Nurses Ball, his vocals will be backed up on the track by the gorgeous tones of David and Tiffany Spencer, a gospel duet from North Carolina.... [Read more...]

7 More Metal Albums for Geeks and Nerds.

August 29, 2020 by  
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Tweet (ThyBlackMan.com) Last time, we went into five metal albums for our fellow nerds, Blerds, geeks, and gamers. That list was leaned more towards fantasy fans so here are seven more metal albums for nerds—with more sci-fi themes. A Refresher on Speed Metal and Power Metal Speed metal is basically traditional 70s and 80s heavy metal with a faster... [Read more...]

Canberra City – What to do and see in 4 days.

August 26, 2020 by  
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Tweet (ThyBlackman.com) Many tourists make a great mistake when visiting a foreign country – they want to see too much in too little time. To understand a place and its culture you need to spend some time, at least 3 or 4 days to get to visit all the major attractions without being constantly in a rush. Here is a quick guide of things to do and... [Read more...]

Cardi B & Megan Thee Stallion WAP, Why the Uproar?

August 17, 2020 by  
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Tweet (ThyBlackMan.com) One of the many benefits of teaching at an HBCU is that it forces you to remain abreast of popular culture trends. There is rarely a week that passes that some new “trend” reminds me that I am now a middle-aged man who has almost, I do emphasize almost, seen it all. Although I would love to say that the cultural factors that... [Read more...]

5 Metal and Rock Songs That Didn’t Age Well.

August 15, 2020 by  
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Tweet (ThyBlackMan.com) As with any genre of music, metal and rock has songs that didn’t age well. This can be in part because the production makes them sound outdated or attitudes towards this kind of content changed with the times. In the latter’s case, it’s often that the content wasn’t acceptable at the time but no one was rallying that... [Read more...]

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