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Visigoth Is Leading a New Wave of American Traditional Metal

Opening with the pounding, guitar-lead laden “Steel and Silver,” Visigoth’s second album Conqueror’s Oath is a perfect encapsulation of traditional heavy metal. Aided by big choruses, vocalist Jake Rogers’ commanding wail soars above the instrumentation as dual guitars weave throughout. Unlike their debutThe Revenant King [2015] , where songs

Registration underway for traditional fig and almost-forgotten cheese

Halitzia A procedure for registering the products of a traditional white fig and a largely-forgotten cheese called Halitzia from the Tylliria region is underway, Agriculture Minister Nicos Kouyialis has said. The project, which aims at receiving an application for either a Protected Designation of

How Olympic mixed doubles is different from traditional curling

Some of the differences between mixed doubles curling and the traditional four-person game With only two players, one man and one woman, there are less rocks thrown but way more rocks in play than in traditional curling It’s not uncommon for the house to

Toon Boom Harmony Brings Traditional Anime To Life Digitally

In order to thrive for another century and meet the rising demands for original content, Japanese studios need software solutions that create traditional pencil-and-paper quality work, while respecting their artists’ process and culture. Buoyed by global blockbusters like Makoto Shinkai’s Your Name, the perennial popularity of

Tracking Tamil Nadu’s traditional candies

A tiny shop in a street corner, with strings of small packets, and lines of jars filled with colourful candies: my mind instantly goes to Honeydukes candy shop in the wizarding world of Harry Potter. Tamil Nadu has a rich tradition of candies, which

Traditional gifts to cherish

For any proud Scot – whether near or far away – a cherished gift from the homeland would make for an ideal gift at Christmas time. Here are a few of our favourites. FChrome Pewter kilt pin: With smooth point and a large thistle

The artists saving traditional knowledge for the next generation

Mulkun Wirrpanda and John Wolseley with their work for the Midawarr Harvest project. Photograph: Joseph Brady/Mulka Project English-born landscape artist John Wolseley and Mulkun Wirrpanda, a Yolngu bark painter from north-east Arnhem Land, may seem an unlikely alliance. People might look at Wolseley, his

Crypto Trading and Traditional Assets: New Options for Investors

While trading of crypto-assets is booming, some investors are looking for options to trade traditional assets like stocks via cryptocurrencies. Three new operators are among those developing trading platforms to meet this need, with blockchain-based tokens pegged to the underlying assets. Ankorus Ankorus is establishing

How YouTube Entrepreneurs In Their 20s Are Disrupting Traditional Record Labels

One of the most interesting label M&A deals from the past few months was Warner Music Group’s acquisition of indie dance label Spinnin’ Records, for a reported price tag of more than $100 million. Major labels buy up indie labels left and right, but this particular acquisition pointed to a key disruptor

Commercials reflect a subtle shift in traditional parenting roles

A series of TV commercials aimed at parents in recent months has sparked intense online debate over traditional family values and the reality of modern life. Manufacturer Cow Soap is the latest advertiser to generate discussion on this issue, releasing a commercial for Father’s