Aftershock Day 2: Faith No More, Jane’s Addiction, Deftones + More Close the Fest
Day 2 of Aftershock had more of an alternative feel, with Faith No More, Jane's Addiction and Deftones leading the way.
Aftershock Day 1: Slipknot, Marilyn Manson + More Rock Opening Day
Sacramento rocked over the weekend with the annual Aftershock Festival. Check out photos and a recap of Day 1 here.
Cover Stories: Black Sabbath’s ‘Sabbath Bloody Sabbath’
What if we told you that Black Sabbath, Indiana Jones, and the Muppets have something in common?
Cover Stories: Pantera, ‘Far Beyond Driven’
Pantera's 1994 disc 'Far Beyond Driven' was, like all of the band's albums, a drill to the skull, but the album cover that a million of us purchased isn't the original artwork.
Cover Stories: Slayer’s ‘Reign In Blood’
"The band wants a goat's head on the cover."
Cover Stories: Metallica’s ‘Master of Puppets’
The front sleeve of Metallica's 'Master of Puppets' set the tone for thrash metal artwork. Here's the story behind the cover.
Cover Stories: Black Sabbath’s Self-Titled Debut
The best album covers brought something to the music, and that's exactly what the sleeve of Black Sabbath's eponymous debut did.
Cover Stories: Iron Maiden’s Self-Titled Debut Album
Get the story behind the iconic album artwork for Iron Maiden's 1980 self-titled debut.
Cover Stories: Guns N’ Roses, ‘Appetite for Destruction’
Here's the true story behind one of metal's most iconic covers.
Yes, Metal Fans Are the Most Loyal — But We Already Knew That
A recent Spotify study demonstrated that metalheads are the most loyal fans in the musical universe, but Spotify could have saved themselves the trouble and simply asked a headbanger.