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Re: Metal?

The age old question: what makes something metal? It has come up for me lately a bit because my daughter has been enjoying AC/DC lately (started with hearing Highway to Hell over the closing credits of one of the Iron Man movies, now she likes some other tunes like Dirty Deeds and TNT) and she asked me “Is AC/DC heavy metal?”

Motorhead - Aftershock
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MotörheadAftershock

★★☆☆ This is a thoroughly decent continuation of what Motörhead has been consistently doing for years: churning out well-produced high-octane hard rock. That said, only the briefest of moments on this album will get you anywhere near the memorability or caliber of… well, anything you’d hear on a “Best Of” album (and, let’s face it, that’s pretty much as much Motörhead as I’ll ever need anyway).