On April 25, 2000, music audiences were introduced to 'Infest,' the breakout second album from Vacaville, Calif., rockers Papa Roach, thus spearheading what would be a very successful career. By the time the disc arrived in stores, fans were already catching on to the passion and the power that would follow as 'Last Resort' was laying the groundwork as the disc's lead single. As we reflect on the band's breakthrough effort, we ask you to tell us which Papa Roach 'Infest' song is your favorite.
It was 1994 when a group of musicians bonded over their shared love of hard rock and metal and by 1997 the band known as System of a Down were signing on the dotted line with acclaimed producer Rick Rubin and his American Records imprint via Columbia. The band proved to be one of the most original and eclectic acts the metal world has ever seen, delivering an abundance of memorable tunes along the way. While the music world waits for a new album from the band, this Readers Poll asks you to pick your favorite System of a Down song.
Staind are currently enjoying a break after a decade-plus of rocking through seven studio albums and countless hits which makes it the perfect time to take a step back and reflect on their body of work. Our Readers Poll asks you, the Staind fans, to let us know which of their singles is your favorite.
It all began back in the late '90s when Slipknot, a bunch of masked marauders out of the Midwest, injected the metal scene with exactly the kick in the pants it had been needing. Though the band had one prior demo with another vocalist, it was their 1999 self-titled disc with frontman Corey Taylor that really put them on the map. A string of successful tours, albums and songs followed, lifting the band to the top of the metal scene. Our Readers Poll asks you tell us your favorite Slipknot song.
On April 6, 1993, grunge ruled the music scene, but there was something harder, edgier and darker about to take hold as Tool issued their debut album, 'Undertow.' The original foursome of frontman Maynard James Keenan, drummer Danny Carey, guitarist Adam Jones and bassist Paul D'Amour caught the ears of many with something different than the status quo and in the process began a resurgence for heavy music. Our Readers Poll asks you which song from the groundbreaking album 'Undertow' is your favorite and turned you into a Tool fan forever.
Jane's Addiction have enjoyed a storied career that's featured a wealth of great music. In a very short span from the late '80s through the early '90s, they had a string of solid tracks from the 'Nothing's Shocking' and 'Ritual de lo Habitual' albums. Then, over the past decade, they've reunited twice to record new albums. This Readers Poll asks Jane's Addiction fans to let us know what official single from their catalog is your favorite.
It was 1982 when things began to change for heavy metal vets Iron Maiden. The group was in the transition phase, bidding adieu to longtime frontman Paul Di'Anno and welcoming a booming young voice known as Bruce Dickinson from Samson to sing on their new album. Who knew at the time that their first disc with Dickinson, 'The Number of the Beast,' would turn into one of the premiere metal albums of all-time? The record dropped in stores in March of 1982 and this Readers Poll asks you which song from the disc was your favorite track.
My Chemical Romance shockingly have announced their breakup. The band, who formed in New Jersey in late 2001 just after the 9/11 attacks, enjoyed a very successful run that saw them become one of the more creatively ambitious rock outfits of the last decade. Our Readers Poll asks you, the My Chemical Romance fans, to reflect on their career and let us know which of their songs was your favorite.