Diamond Head is an English heavy metal band formed in 1976 in Stourbridge, England. The band is recognised as one of the leading members of the New Wave of British Heavy Metal and is acknowledged by later bands like Metallica and Megadeth as an important early influence.
The Devil's Note
Brain Tatler (Diamond Head) and Jon Lord (Deep Purple) explain about the 'flattened fifth' - a note that was once banned by the church only to become a key note in many a Heavy Metal guitar riff.
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