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The bar has been called more names and owned by more people than he can remember, but recalls vividly the day he played his first show there with his band Forever Tormented in For many other metal music fans in Marshalltown, past and present, metal is all there is and all there ever was.
While metal music initially comes off as aggressive, he said positive and uplifting messages behind the lyrics like what his band incorporates puts a beauty within the beast. He said fans of metal music can find a camaraderie in the sound. Sometimes you need to just not drink decaf.
You need that boost. They said unlike other genres of music, metal gets to unapologetically do whatever it wants allowing for more freedom.
While more shows and bands began popping up in the s and s, a small community of metalhe in Marshalltown formed during the emergence of the genre in the s. The group was created by Eric Stanley, who moved away from Marshalltown in Former Marshalltown metalhead Ed Henry who now lives in Oregon, uses the group to stay in touch with past friends.
Ian Aiken, another metalhead formerly from Marshalltown who now lives in Muscatine, Iowa, said back in the late s everyone who listened to metal in Marshalltown knew each other like a brotherhood. Those who did play live events would rent out shelter houses at Anson and Riverview park to hold small shows.
He said despite a lot of people being passionate about metal in Marshalltown, the community is still very much hidden. I think the metal community should be smaller and kept to itself.
That would ruin it for us I think. Henry, who played with bands Sarcoptic Mange and Dirtnap, said the people into music tried harder to seek it out in Marshalltown. We really want to find something exciting and make it our own. Remember the oath. The oath is to be true to the music. I'm interested in please check all that apply Daily Newsletter Breaking News. Subscribe Today.Looking to build something with someone 30 Marshalltown
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