Farewell to Pantera Co-Founder, Vinnie Paul

Co-founding Pantera at just 17 years old (along with his brother Dimebag Darrell and Terry Glaze), drummer Vinnie Paul has died aged 54 years old. There’s no doubt that Pantera (known for their heavy-meets-groove-meets-thrash metal) was wildly influential, and their fans wildly passionate. Texas-born Paul based his life and career on having a good time, responding years ago to a question about what music he …

“Metal is The New Black” by Quiet British Accent

Motorhead and Iron Maiden meets embroidery in this homage to heavy metal designs

Taking something traditionally wholesome and making it a little subversive and much more playful, London-based design duo Quiet British Accent has recently unveiled their Metal is The New Black project. For the series, QBA—aka Sharon and Jason Gale—have created three traditional home embroidery hoops, but are paying homage to metal lettering and graphics. The hand-drawn designs are machine-embroidered to perfection, and the results are playful, …