Comments on: Before Metal 1960-1970 (Playlist Junkie #4) Wed, 23 Aug 2017 21:02:04 +0000 hourly 1 By: zeromentality Wed, 23 Aug 2017 21:02:04 +0000 Frijid Pink’s “Crying Shame” would fit on this list too

By: FrankyFrancis Wed, 19 Jul 2017 23:50:34 +0000 Great playlist. I look forward to this every week

By: Nigel Dreiner Thu, 15 Jun 2017 19:19:50 +0000 Great idea, James! How about a video on Alice Cooper and KISS?

By: Nigel Dreiner Thu, 15 Jun 2017 19:19:22 +0000 In reply to Weldin Dunn.

I for one would love to hear James do a Beatles episode.

By: Nigel Dreiner Thu, 15 Jun 2017 19:18:57 +0000 In reply to adamliny15.

How about let the man do what he wants? I am not really into metal, but I enjoy hearing James talk about the things he’s passionate about. He’s earned the right to do whatever the hell he wants.

By: Hell Thu, 15 Jun 2017 14:35:17 +0000 In reply to adamliny15.

Consider these factors regarding James: He’s already a father and a husband which are big responsibilities. AVGN videos take a lot of time and effort that he clearly does not have now. Making some half-assed AVGN videos would clearly ruin its legacy so we don’t see them quite often.

But the guy needs to make ends meet and still do what he loves (something we all dream of) so he makes these easier to do videos to help him and his family survive. But instead of making random click bait stuff he chooses subjects that are close to him, like metal, board games, horror and video games. Being a father myself I see nothing wrong with that.

Yes, AVGN is what made him unique. But if started doing those just because people like you tell him to, then he’s becoming something that, ironically, you’re telling him not to be…

By: Sean McCabe Thu, 15 Jun 2017 11:31:54 +0000 Big fan of your work, James. With these music videos I finally decided to register because I really wanted to ask what other metal bands you’re familiar with. I’m mostly into progressive and power metal so I listen to bands such as Symphony X, Blind Guardian, Iced Earth, Virgin Steele, Dream Theater, Firewind, and Rage.

If you’ve not heard anything by these bands, and have time to check them out I’d recommend the following albums –

Iced Earth – Night of the Stormrider, The Dark Saga and Horror Show. I think you’d be particularly interested in the last one as it contains songs inspired by classic horror movies.

Blind Guardian – Nightfall in Middle Earth, A Night at the Opera

Symphony X – The Odyssey, Paradise Lost, The Divine Wings of Tragedy

Dream Theater – Octovarium, Systematic Chaos, Train of Thought

Virgin Steele – The Marriage of Heaven & Hell Parts 1 & 2, Invictus

Firewind – Allegiance, The Premonition

Rage – Welcome to the Other Side, Unity, Soundchaser

I like Iron Maiden and Megadeth as well, although never really could get into Metallica as much. But mostly I really would love to hear your thoughts on the above albums, if you have the time, I think you’d appreciate many of them.

Regards, Sean

By: Weldin Dunn Thu, 15 Jun 2017 02:31:25 +0000 I consider Helter Skelter to be the seed the Beatles planted to grow the metal tree.

By: DarthUno Wed, 14 Jun 2017 16:54:26 +0000 In reply to adamliny15.

You should get a reward for The most incorrect use of the word “internet troll”.

Regarding the content: He still makes all those other videos about video games and movies. What’s it to ya?

By: Skench Wed, 14 Jun 2017 13:30:00 +0000 Great list James! May I suggest something from the 1969 album “shades of deep purple”? There is some heavy shit in there!! (This is my third try… sorry if there are too many comments of mine)