More than 30 years after Metallica released its debut album, there’s no debate about the influence of this L.A.-based heavy metal outfit. With eight GRAMMYs, five No. 1 albums, and a Rock and Roll Hall of Fame induction under its belt, this band continues to grow more popular and inspire new artists year after year.
In honor of the band’s upcoming tour--which includes… more
One of the preeminent metal bands of the 1980s, Mötley Crüe announced on Jan. 28 that the group members will be parting ways after one final worldwide tour. At a press conference yesterday, each of the four remaining members signed a Cessation of Touring Agreement. The legally binding document will prevent any future, unauthorized tours from taking place, meaning the upcoming v… more
Though a name such as "All Hope Is Gone" certainly points towards the negative, Slipknot actually introduces a number of uplifting elements to their latest chapter of heavy thrash metal. After pushing their thrash-ocity to the ultra-max back in 2004 with "Volume 3: (The Subliminal Verses)," Slipknot took a hiatus from music making until early 2008 when they collabo… more