35 Years Ago: Pantera Release Their First Album ‘Metal Magic’
On June 10, 1983, a very different sounding Pantera arrived on the scene with their debut disc 'Metal Magic.'
15 Years Ago: Metallica Release ‘St. Anger’ Amid Band Turmoil
On June 5, 2003, Metallica made good on their promise to experiment and battled internal relations along the way while making 'St. Anger.'
35 Years Ago: Dio Release ‘Holy Diver’
If Ronnie James Dio hadn’t been kicked out of Black Sabbath, one of the hallmarks of metal, 'Holy Diver,' might never have surfaced from the depths.
8 Years Ago: Slipknot Bassist Paul Gray Dies
On May 24, 2010, the body of Slipknot bassist Paul Gray was found in a Johnston, Iowa hotel room.
Most Precious Blood Member Turned Politician Seeks to Ban Hidden Fees on Concert Tickets
The hardcore musician was elected to the New York City Council in November 2017.
Smashing Pumpkins’ Billy Corgan Chastises Hipsters for Badmouthing Metal
'Even to this day, for all the money that metal moves, it’s amazing how disrespected it is,' says Corgan.
Join Metallica Contest Winners On a Guided Video Tour of HQ
"That’s the actual Ride The Lightning backdrop – the real one," Hammett says. "I love looking at it because it brings me back to those times of 1984/85.
Tina Fey + Melissa Villasenor Sing System of a Down on ‘Saturday Night Live’
Serj, Daron and the guys get a shout out during a sketch on 'SNL.'
Like a Storm Release First ‘Catacombs’ Video ‘The Devil Inside’
Get your fix of some heavy didgeridoo rock as Like a Storm ready their third album.
Flat Earth, Featuring Former HIM + Amorphis Members Release First Video ‘Blame’
Hear the first song from the new band featuring Linde Lindström and Mike 'Gas' Lipstick of HIM fame and other Finnish metal veterans.