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Grammy Awards : 2017

GRAMMY AWARDS : 2017

Grammy Awards 2017The 59th Annual Grammy Awards (Grammy Awards 2017) ceremony was held on February 12, 2017. The CBS network broadcast the show live from the Staples Center in Los Angeles. The ceremony recognized the best recordings, compositions and artists of the eligibility year, which runs from October 1, 2015 to September 30, 2016. James Corden hosted the ceremony for the first time. The “pre-telecast” ceremony (officially named The Premiere Ceremony) was held on the same day prior to the main event and was hosted by comedienne Margaret Cho.

The nominations were announced on December 6, 2016. Beyoncé acquired the most nominations with nine...

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Best Metal Bands from France

10 Best Metal Bands from France

Best Metal Bands from FranceFrance might be famous for its cuisine, fine wines and inventing a type of kissing, but that’s nothing compared to their kickass metal scene! Proud bastion of liberté, égalité and fraternité France may be, but it doesn’t instantly spring to mind when you think of metal. But dig a little deeper, and France has a thriving extreme metal scene. By no means comprehensive, below is a list of 10 of the Best Metal Bands from France :


1. Gojira

France’s progressive titans took it up a notch with this year’s Magma, simplifying their off-kilter crush into more palatable forms that by rights should make them as huge as they deserve. It is in the live setting that they truly shine; the band others fear to follow...

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Progressive Metal

PROGRESSIVE METAL (1970-present)

Progressive Metal (sometimes known as Prog Metal or Technical Metal) is a sub-genre of Heavy Metal, originating in the United Kingdom and the United States in the 1970s. It blends elements of Heavy Metal and Progressive Rock, taking the loud “aggression” and amplified electric guitar-driven sound of the former, with the more experimental, complex and “pseudo-classical” compositions of the latter.

Progressive MetalWhilst the genre emerged towards the late-1980s, it was not until the 1990s that Progressive Metal achieved commercial success. Dream Theater, Queensrÿche, Tool and Fates Warning are a few examples of Progressive Metal bands who achieved commercial success; additionally, Heavy Metal bands such as Megadeth incorporated elements of progressive music in their work...

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