Wednesday, August 11 2010
Who writes lyrics more menacing than those of thrash-metal legends Slayer? Pretty much everyone.
Thursday, December 10 2009
It seems every year I say it, but this year it's truer than ever: this was one hell of a year for metal. If you think the Mastodon record is good (which it is) just wait 'til you hear this list’s top three.
Thursday, November 14 2013
When faced with the task of restoring one's credibility, cranking out the old stuff always works.
Sunday, September 19 2010
The tour unites three of the biggest names from the thrash metal genre and promised to take fans back in time to 1990, when two of the bands released major hit albums, and, as part of the show, the bands would be playing each album from start to finish.
Wednesday, November 4 2009
Not surprisingly, World Painted Blood is, well, a Record Made Metal.
Sunday, August 6 2006
Slayer's best album in 16 years is also their most thought-provoking work to date.
Thursday, January 22 2004
Thursday, February 26 2015
Album anniversaries of the music of Led Zeppelin and Slayer highlight this week in metal: one is a sprawling double album epic, the other a stepping stone for one of metal's most important bands.
Monday, January 29 2007
Speed-metal can be summed up in so many ways: guitar riffs that erupt like machine-gun fire, drumbeats on nonstop blast, singing that spews like the