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The Misfits Of Blue Cheer Caused A Heavy Surge To Rock-And-Roll

Meet the first proto Heavy Metal band

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Among music enthusiasts and critics alike, it’s debated who’s the first heavy metal band. Many metal fans would point toward the bat-eating Brits of Black Sabbath, but what if I told you a trio of outcasts from the golden city of San Francisco, California predates Black Sabbath? The band is…




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