Anvil Frontman Slams Modern Metal (A Top Story)
Lips tells Classic Rock's Dave Ling: "Sad to say that, in America at least, it's become virtually non-existent. That really distresses me. A lot of metal is extraordinary in a technical sense but just so un-musical that you can barely listen to it. It's a guy yelling and screaming into a microphone with no sense of melody. It's just noise.
"The songs are so fast, they're just one or two beats, changing time signatures all over the place - you can't follow a damned thing." As well as the overly-technical aspect to the songs, the tendency for vocalists to scream rather than sing also grates with Lips. Read more - here.
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