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head-banger

n
1. (Music, other) a heavy-metal rock fan
2. a crazy or stupid person
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It was back in the charts in the 90s and inspired a hilarious headbanging scene in hit 1992 comedy film Wayne's World.
And deliver they did, with their platinum-certified 1984 release, 'Defenders of the Faith,' which spawned such headbanging classics as 'Freewheel Burning,' 'Jawbreaker,' 'The Sentinel,' 'Some Heads Are Gonna Roll,' and 'Love Bites.
The moment the opening riff of Sequoia Throne is blasted out to the crowd everything was as it should be at a Protest The Hero show; air guitars, headbanging and plenty of movement within the crowd.
In 2013, Hager and Kirchner showed that soldier termites that hear a headbanging alarm start headbanging too, sending the message farther through the termite empire than a single transmission would go.
Last week, it was reported that a 50-yearold Motorhead fan had suffered from a bleeding in the brain as a result of headbanging during one of the band's gigs.
SQUEALING guitar solos and headbanging - is Ellie Goulding about to change direction?
Head banging enthusiasts all over the world take the news with a pinch of salt, but unfortunately, a new research that appeared in the latest issue of The Lancet confirms that headbanging can cause a chronic subdural haematoma, most commonly known as a blood clot in the brain.
Supporting Evan Dando, a childhood hero of Clare''s, at the Tiv in Buckley, which is where Jamie, Marcy and Stu spent a great deal of their formative years, headbanging in a darkened corner to many a band.
These are all aspects of Led Bib's headbanging experimentalism with the emphasis on the mental part.
I was thrown into a sea of shirtless, headbanging men and a crowd
Eye-watering speed are combined with throat-tearing vocals inter-spliced with headbanging guitar breaks - and the odd surprise along the way.