System of a Down’s Daron Malakian Recalls Releasing ‘Toxicity’ Before 9/11
"We had songs like 'Jet Pilot' and lyrics singing 'Self-righteous suicide,' 'Aerials in the sky.' Fans thought that we had predicted [9/11]," Malakian says.
Five Finger Death Punch’s Zoltan Bathory on Dealing with Bandmates’ Addiction Issues
'For someone without addiction issues, it was hard for me to understand. I had to have compassion.'
Ghost’s Tobias Forge Calls on New Rock Bands to ‘Step Up’
'I definitely don't think that rock is dead in any way,' he says. 'But I think that there has been a lack of new talent or new ambition.'
Baroness’ John Baizley on New Album, Gina Gleason + Future Plans
The next Baroness album has been written and the band has tracked in the studio.
Behemoth’s Nergal: New Album Is ‘Something We’ve Never Done Before’
Behemoth mainman Nergal chats with Full Metal Jackie about the band's new live album/DVD, being on Slayer's farewell tour and the next album.
Van Halen Set The Rock World ‘On Fire’ With Their Debut Album
Nita Strauss, John 5 and Henry Rollins look back at the impact of "Van Halen."
When the PMRC’s ‘Filthy Fifteen’ Targeted Metal: Dee Snider Looks Back
Dee Snider looks back on the battle over rating records. 'I thought I was gonna lead the rock and roll army into battle, and I was abandoned.'
Lzzy Hale on Rob Halford’s Coming Out: ‘He Changed the Game’
'I don’t think he realizes how inspiring that must have been for so many young metalheads that were gay.'
A Perfect Circle’s Billy Howerdel On Axl Rose’s Influence
Howerdel discusses how Axl Rose’s involvement helped shape one of A Perfect Circle's new songs. Also: why APC’s no cellphone policy is sometimes suspended.