Thursday, December 6 2012
There's no doubt 2012 has been another great year for metal, with releases from veteran road dogs and fresh young bands alike providing endless roaring highs and churning, filth-ridden lows.
Tuesday, December 16 2008
It was a stellar year for metal, and an eclectic year, too: Norweigian prog-metal, goth-infused death metal, Swedish thrash, black metal, and stoner rock all make the list.
Thursday, December 23 2010
In the end, the metal world honored the memory of Ronnie James Dio in the coolest possible way: by making this the best year for new music the genre has seen in a very long time.
Tuesday, December 9 2008
It was a stellar year for metal, and an eclectic year, too: Norwegian prog-metal, goth-infused death metal, Swedish thrash, black metal, and stoner rock all make the list.
Monday, December 1 2008
Enslaved's Ivar Bjørnson talks about the influence of Voivod and Pink Floyd, creative deconstruction and reinvention, and achieving that "futuristic yet retro sound".
Thursday, September 30 2010
The Norwegian veterans continue to deliver the surprises on their 11th album.
Wednesday, July 5 2006
Norway's ultimate late bloomers shed the black metal tag for something altogether more enthralling.
Thursday, March 12 2015
An essential Judas Priest reissue reminds us that when it comes to metal, they really don't play it like they used to.
Thursday, February 12 2015
While the Grammys may have gotten metal absolutely wrong again, a new album by the Swedish outfit Marduk and a noteworthy tenth anniversary remind us that not all is wrong with the metal world.