Three days after the release of their sixth studio album, Queens of the Stone Age played '...Like Clockwork' in its entirety to a sold-out crowd at the Brooklyn Masonic Temple. As an album that has received high critical praise, it was a chance of a lifetime for 1,200 screaming fans to see QOTSA tear through brand new materi
June 5, 2013 marks the 10th anniversary of the release of Metallica's most controversial album, 'St. Anger.' The album is controversial not because of its lyrical content, but because of the direction the band went with it. Ringing snare drums, no guitar solos and filthy dirty guitar riffs all combine to make a 'Tallica album like none other.
'Louder Than Hell: The Definitive Oral History of Metal' hit bookstores on May 14, 2013. Written by longtime music journalists Jon Wiederhorn and Katherine Turman, 'Louder Than Hell' takes readers on a historical journey of one of our favorite genres in a unique way: Rather than Wiederhorn and Turman writing a standard narrative, they let those who experienced the stories tell them first-hand.
There was no shortage of Metallica t-shirts at New York City's Highline Ballroom last night (May 21) as the band's former bassist Jason Newsted made a stop in the Big Apple with his latest project, the aptly titled Newsted. From debuting brand new music to playing some fan favorites, Newsted rocked the city and set high expectations for his band's first studio album, set to be released sometime this fall.
Journalists Jon Wiederhorn and Katherine Turman have just unleashed a comprehensive book for all metalheads, aptly titled 'Louder Than Hell: The Definitive Oral History of Metal.'
Rob Zombie has been making music as a solo artist for nearly 15 years. In 1998, he bounced back from the break-up of White Zombie with 'Hellbilly Deluxe,' and he hasn't slowed down since. Arguably his best album since his debut masterpiece, Zombie's fifth studio album, 'Venomous Rat Regeneration Vendor,' is a non-stop thrill ride of freakin' fun rock 'n' roll.
Saturday, April 20, marks this year's Record Store Day, a celebration of independent retailers in which bands offer special releases and fans flock to local record stores to purchase music the old-school way. In celebration of Record Store Day, our writer Chuck Armstrong is sharing his firsthand account of a trip to the Hammer Muzik shop in Instanbul, Turkey, while on vacation there in January of this year.
'The Lords of Salem' is Rob Zombie's masterpiece. It is 101 minutes of pure madness, complimented by killer performances from Sheri Moon Zombie, Judy Geeson and Meg Foster. From the subtle opening scene to the epic finale, film fanatics looking for a unique spin on the classic witch tale are in for a disturbing treat.