GOKUKARA RECORDS is the label Marty Friedman acts as a Label Producer. The label revolves around the HEAVY ROCK, and was born to dispel “HEAVY METAL is DEAD” in the whole world but not limited to Japan.
Metal Evolution presents 11 episodes based on the ground-breaking Heavy Metal Family Tree. This 26 sub-genre genealogical chart reveals the vast complex progeny of heavy metal from Early Metal and Shock Rock to Thrash, from Progressive Metal to Grunge and Nu Metal.
"Buried Alive By Love" is a song by Finnish band HIM, released in 2003. It is the first track and second single from the album Love Metal. The music video was directed by Bam Margera. Margera has also directed music videos for 3 other songs including, "The Sacrament", "Solitary Man" and "And Love Said No". The music video features actress and singer Juliette Lewis.
"The Funeral of Hearts" is a song by Finnish band HIM, released in 2003. It is the second track and first single from the album Love Metal. Known as one of HIM's most popular songs, it is usually used to close live shows.
A music video was filmed for the song, produced by Stefan Lindfors. It shows the band performing in a dream-like wintery atmosphere in Lapland, and encountering mythical creatures. In 2004 it won a Kerrang! award for Best Video.
Formed Seattle in 1982, Metal Church consisted of vocalist David Wayne, guitarists Kurdt Vanderhoof and Craig Wells, bassist Duke Erickson, and drummer Kirk Arrington. Their 1985 self-titled debut album, recorded when the thrash/speed metal genre was still evolving, made a huge splash on the scene, as did its similar follow-up, The Dark…