Today we’re talking about lyrics and metal music with the legendary Ira Timothy!

 

Patrick Donovan described Tool as “the thinking person’s metal band.”

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“Jimmy” is featured on their album, Ænima.

 

Here’s a photo of Ira Timothy conducting an interview for his radio show, Hard Boiled!

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Besides being one of the greatest influences on metal and rock music, Alice Cooper also hosts a radio show!

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Metal bands cover a variety of styles, taking inspiration from everything from Celtic mythology to psychology to social issues.

Check out these metal and prog bands:  Stream of Passion, Dream Theater, Kamelot, MetallicaNightwish.

 

Don’t forget our Harmonica challenge: write a song that represents an underrepresented theme or feeling you think is missing from music today.

You can tweet it to us if you like @hardcoverradio or leave it in the comments below!

 

Thanks for listening!

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