Ever walked into a nearly pitch-black room after roasting on sun-beaten asphalt, only to sweat it out with a host of the moshing unwashed? No? But what if candles were involved — would that make it classier?
Prepare for metal mecca: Maryland Deathfest starts this Thursday in Baltimore. All Songs Considered host Bob Boilen invited a couple of metalheads (including yours truly!) to preview “America’s Biggest Metal Party.”