What Would Metal Sound Like Without Distortion

One of the things that makes metal and hard rock so powerful is distortion, the dirtying-up of pure tones into something menacing and cool. But what if someone were to remove distortion from metal? Then you’d be left with something like this.

Please, dude. Plug everything back in.

(Via Loudwire)

Alan Cross

is an internationally known broadcaster, interviewer, writer, consultant, blogger and speaker. In his 40+ years in the music business, Alan has interviewed the biggest names in rock, from David Bowie and U2 to Pearl Jam and the Foo Fighters. He’s also known as a musicologist and documentarian through programs like The Ongoing History of New Music.

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