”What explains our enduring fascination with vampires?” asks a voice from the multiplatinum horror show Awake. Better to ask what explains our revived fascination with ham-fisted heavy metal. Mixing generic riff-grinding with industrial pneumatics, Black Sabbath-keeper Sully Erna howls about hate and, infrequently, a related emotion. Some pop monsters, like Eminem, are terrifyingly human. The biker mooks Godsmack represent like B-movie body snatchers. Fast-forward. C-
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