Friday, December 7 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.
Friday, June 29 2012
Underground metal is a strange beast. It often struggles to celebrate its successes lest it somehow betray its outsider status. Well, to hell with composure and coolness.
Friday, December 24 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.
Wednesday, August 1 2012
Into the Lair of the Sun God represents everything that is glorious, vital and welcoming in traditional heavy metal. It also happens to be one of the best metal albums you'll likely hear in 2012.
Thursday, December 9 2010
Traditional heavy metal doesn't get much more satisfying than Dawnbringer's fourth album.