Sunday, December 16 2007
This is the best year for metal music we've seen in a very long time. Like other watershed years, such as 1983, 1984, and 1991, it's partially a case of artists peaking at the same time, and 2007 was no exception, unleashing a wave of superb releases from January straight through November.
Tuesday, March 30 2010
The fourth album by the extreme innovators sounds more comfortable than cutting-edge.
Thursday, November 15 2007
Not only does this long-awaited new album cap off an outstanding year for metal music, but Ire Works just might be the best of the lot.
Sunday, August 8 2004
When a band like the Dillinger Escape Plan is able to duplicate the intensity of the previous album, yet at the same time create music that actually possesses (gasp!) commercial appeal, you know they're on to something memorable.
Tuesday, September 14 2010
Over 70 bands stopped by Chicago's Tinley Park last July for Vans' Warped Tour, an action-packed day of music, action-sports and more.