The 10 Worst Metal Bands of the '80s
Sex lyrics are one thing. Hell, good metal bands wrote some pretty nasty stuff at times. Megadeth's "Mechanix" comes to mind. If "I fuck like a beast" is the most clever thing you can come up with though, maybe you should stick to writing about other things.
Stay away from rap. It's just embarrassing, no matter what. Also, even if you manage to snag the coattails of a movement, you still have to have good songwriting to back it up. Otherwise, you can join Dee Snider over at VH1.
Are you noticing a trend yet? If you suck, you will be sentenced to VH1 for the remainder of your seemingly interminable life. Also, avoid writing a power ballad at all costs. I know even Iron Maiden did one, but it's uncouth.
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