In 2018 Heavy Metal Parking Lot is now the subject of academic discourse. For real? Enough already ….

There was an article about Heavy Metal Parking Lot (HMPL) that appeared in Concourse magazine a couple of years back called ‘The Deranged True Story Of Heavy Metal Parking Lot, The Citizen Kane Of Wasted Teenage Metalness’. In a lengthy, yet unnecessary expose, Dave McKenna analyses HMPL as a period piece, and writes that it is now the … Continue reading In 2018 Heavy Metal Parking Lot is now the subject of academic discourse. For real? Enough already ….

Rockbrat Remembers: Heavy Metal Parking Lot (1986)

By the time Rockbrat and I were teens, we were well into rock n roll – yet it wasn’t the radio stuff of the day. No Duran Duran or U2 or any of that other new wave nonsense for us. We were metal heads – headbangers, with posters of KI$$, Maiden, WASP, Ozzy, Saxon, Twisted … Continue reading Rockbrat Remembers: Heavy Metal Parking Lot (1986)