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This article is about the online magazine. For other uses of this term, see Blister (disambiguation).
Web address
Slogan Blistering Heavy Metal and Hard Rock Magazine
Type of site
Online music magazine
Registration No
Available in English
Owner Blistering Media Inc
Launched 1998
Alexa rank
Current status online

Blistering, founded in 1998, is an international online magazine dedicated to heavy metal and hard rock music. Its editor-in-chief is David E. Gehlke, an American music journalist who has written for, Metal Maniacs, and Throat Culture.[2] Blistering has been cited as a source on heavy metal by the Chicago Sun-Times,[3] Charleston's The Post and Courier,[4] The Washington Times,[5],[6] The Current,[7] and Pegasus News.[8]


  1. ^ " - Traffic Details from Alexa". Alexa Internet. Retrieved 8 September 2009. 
  2. ^ Gehlke, David E. "David E. Gehlke."
  3. ^ DeRogatis, Jim (June 8, 2001). "Helium metal: 'Nu' doesn't mean heavy for rock genre." Chicago Sun-Times.
  4. ^ Cartwright, Keith Ryan (May 13, 2009). "Clutch gradually shifts sound but keeps its edge." The Post and Courier.
  5. ^ Galupo, Scott (July 30, 2004). "Staying power: Heavy metal still gold mine inside world of rock music." The Washington Times.
  6. ^ (September 19, 2005). "Life of Agony frontman says Roadrunner 'destroyed' his solo career."
  7. ^ Martin, Monica (October 25, 2004). "Coheed and Cambria: punks with a story to tell." The Current.
  8. ^ Pegasus News (August 7, 2007). "Drowning Pool's Full Circle released on Tuesday to mixed reviews."

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