When Polar Ends Collide: Making Thrash Metal in Socialist China

From famine to factories in 60 years, the People’s Republic of China is an emblem of the modern world with its economy blowing well-established countries out of the water. However, hiding deep between skyscraper crevices lives and breathes a bubbling metal scene, among which quintet  毒蠱  has been brewing their primitive sonic attack.

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Feature: A Look Into the World of Andrew Lee, the Individual Behind Ripped To Shreds

A death metal project under the name Ripped to Shreds took the online metal community by storm a few months ago when Andrew Lee released 埋葬. The album succeeded on many levels, with its exceptional old-school sound, innovative cultural themes, and mysterious nature. The opportunity arose to pick the death metal mastermind’s brain, so Andrew and I discussed the album’s themes, music formats, and the pertinence of his other side projects.

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Dropout Media’s Matt Bacon on Working 15 Hours a Day, the Importance of Brand Marketing, and Longevity

I was recently offered the opportunity to sit down and have a one-on-one chat with Matt Bacon, one of the internet’s many wizards who know very well how the big machine works. Among many other topics, we specifically discussed websites in accordance to SEO (search engine optimization), work ethic, and the importance of utilizing Instagram as a brand marketing platform.
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