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Prince & The Revolution's Purple Rain.
July 10, 2015 All Songs intern Julian Ring picks his all-time favorite episode of the show, one that asks: Can you judge an album by its first song? For a handful of classic records, absolutely.
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Some friends from Heavy Metal Parking Lot.
June 28, 2011 A parking lot, drunk teens and a camera. Sixteen minutes of documentary filmmaking madness, 25 years later. Heavy Metal Parking Lot.
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February 1, 2011 Sometimes the most bizarre matches make the most interesting musical combination. Case in point: Metalachi, a band that combines heavy metal with Mariachi music.
June 21, 2005 Judas Priest has a new album out, Angel of Retribution, and is on tour this summer. Originally from Birmingham, England, Judas Priest pioneered the heavy metal sound in the 1970s and '80s. Lead singer Halford left the band in 1991, citing internal tension, and in 1998, he disclosed that he is gay during an interview on MTV. Nicknamed the "Metal God," Halford returned to Judas Priest in 2003. The band — which takes its name from the Bob Dylan song "The Ballad of Frankie Lee and Judas Priest" — is best known for songs such as "Breaking the Law," "Hell Bent for Leather" and "Livin' After Midnight."
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