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  • Which Heavy Metal Parking Lot character are you?

    Which Heavy Metal Parking Lot character are you?

    20 February 2014

    Heavy Metal Parking Lot is a now legendary video documentary short produced by Jeff Krulik and John Heyn in 1986. It documents heavy metal music fans tailgating in the parking lot outside the now demolished Capital Centre in Landover, Maryland, on May 31, 1986, before a Judas Priest concert. The...

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  • Happy Birthday Tony!

    Happy Birthday Tony!

    20 February 2014

    Photo: Adam Bielawski Everyone at Home of Metal would like to wish Tony Iommi a VERY HAPPY BIRTHDAY!!! Tony turned 66 yesterday and this marks his 46th year of involvement with Black Sabbath, not to mention his notable solo and other work. We salute you, Tony!

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  • Judas Priest helps Olympian to win gold at Sochi

    Judas Priest helps Olympian to win gold at Sochi

    12 February 2014

    Photo: AP American snowboarder Sage Kotsenburg credits Judas Priest for helping him mentally prepare for his win at the Winter Olympics currently taking place in Sochi, Russia. The twenty year old Utah resident became the first ever recipient of a gold medal in the snowboard slopestyle...

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  • Valentine's Day gifts for the metal head in your life

    Valentine's Day gifts for the metal head in your life

    03 February 2014

    Don’t know what to get for the metalhead in your life this Valentine’s Day? We’ve got it sorted! Home of Metal ‘family tree’ tea towels are back in stock and are perfect for fans of everything metal! Home of Metal commissioned artist Bunny Bissoux to create a...

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