Articles tagged alternative metal

26 May 2015 // 3:20 AM

Turbowolf: Two Hands

Featuring big notes, commanding melodies and biting hooks, Two Hands bathes listeners in thick, fuzzy, quirky rock.

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Faith No More Lands Concussive Blows on Audiences - New York (Photos)

Eighteen years after their last album, Faith No More's Sol Invictus is on the verge of release, so the band is rewarding patient fans by punching them in the gut at shows throughout US and Europe.

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Faith No More: Sol Invictus

While it probably won't top Angel Dust or The Real Thing for most longtime fans, Sol Invictus finds Faith No More fully engaged and playing with enthusiasm. That's a whole lot better than where they left it in the late '90s.

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Faith No More Come Back ‘From the Dead’ and Slay Vancouver - 15 April 2015

After a lengthy hiatus, Faith No More return to the stage, and never once do they appear like they're going through the motions.

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17 Apr 2015 // 2:04 AM

Therapy?: Disquiet

Therapy? never seemed to be programmed for longevity, but Disquiet shows us they aren't close to running out of gas.

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Counterbalance: Jane’s Addiction’s ‘Ritual de lo Habitual’

Don't save the complaints for a party conversation. The world is loaded—it's lit to pop and nobody is gonna stop talking about the 420th most acclaimed album of all time. Further dispatches from the Alternative Nation in this week’s Counterbalance.

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30 Apr 2013 // 11:01 PM

Sevendust: Black Out the Sun

On their ninth album, the Atlanta quintet has created one of the best records of their career, showing why they are still better than almost all of their peers in the hard rock world.

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Dir En Grey: Dum Spiro Spero

Even with all possible praise worded out and heaped onto this new Dir En Grey masterpiece, there is still one thing left that I cannot stress upon enough... the only obstacle Dir En Grey have to best are themselves, and they are only going to get better and better from here on.

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Flawed Element: Breaking the Silence

A retrospectively fresh take on the traditional nu-metal style, this is the album that will reward the hitherto unrequited patience that old Linkin Park fans have for their fallen idols.

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The 10 Best Alternative Metal Singles of the 1990s

Antichrist superstars, astro-creeps, and broken machines all assemble for this look back at the ten best singles from alternative metal's golden era.

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30 Aug 2010 // 10:00 PM

Disturbed: Asylum

Hard rock kings justify their crown on another remarkable album, this time expanding their sound to show growth and evolution while also staying true to their roots.

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3 Aug 2010 // 10:00 PM

Nonpoint: Miracle

Ft. Lauderdale's pride and joy have shed their nu-metal roots and finally delivered a solid, pure rock album that's easily one of their best releases to date.

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31 May 2010 // 10:00 PM

Sevendust: Cold Day Memory

The reunion of Sevendust's original lineup has reinvigorated the band and led to one of the best albums of their career.

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//Mixed media

Notes, Hoaxes, and Jokes: Silkworm's 'Lifestyle' - "Ooh La La"

// Sound Affects

"Lifestyle's penultimate track eases the pace and finds fresh nuance and depth in a rock classic, as Silkworm offer their take on the Faces' "Ooh La La".

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