Coming off the back of a confused – and confusing – period ‘Death Magnetic’ found thrash metal pioneers Metallica roaring back to life.
With ‘… And Justice For All’, Metallica created a complex, powerful work, opening a door to a world it’s now impossible to imagine without them.
Boasting all the elements of a hit album, ‘Risk’ delivered everything Megadeth promised in the 90s. But should it have been a solo Dave Mustaine project?
With ‘The $5.98 EP: Garage Days Re-Revisited’, Metallica dug into their influences to create a covers record that was uniquely their own.
Commonly referred to as “The Black Album”, Metallica’s self-titled record packed a bigger punch than ever before, upping the ante on heavy metal.
With their debut album, ‘Kill ’Em All’, Metallica took thrash metal to another level, laying the groundwork for its arrival on the global stage.
The short in the arm that rock music needed, ‘Portrait Of An American Family’ introduced Marilyn Manson to the world while skewering mainstream culture.
Riding the crest of a commercial wave in the 90s, Megadeth’s ‘Cryptic Writings’ proved they could still add speed and vigour to their brand of thrash metal.
With Megadeth’s debut album, ‘Killing Is My Business… And Business Is Good!’, Dave Mustaine unleashed a full-bore attack on thrash metal.
Whatever world Rob Zombie creates, ‘The Electric Warlock Acid Witch Satanic Orgy Celebration Dispenser’ offers 12 frightfully extravagant flashes of his ghastly dystopia.
Capturing a legendary Riot Fest performance, the ‘Astro-Creep: 2000 Live’ album saw Rob Zombie perform the White Zombie classic in its entirety.
‘Dystopia’ found Megadeth hitting the Reset button and returning to their thrash metal roots. The result was an album that resonated with longtime fans.
With a new creative foil and a fresh focus, ‘The Pale Emperor’ found Marilyn Manson turning his mirror on himself as he waved goodbye to The God Of F__k.
Conceived as “an unfriendly, fairly impenetrable record”, ‘Not The Actual Events’ recalled the sound of Nine Inch Nails’ ‘The Downward Spiral’.
Interested in “f__king with some other stuff”, ‘Garage Inc’ found Metallica exploring their influences and offering an insight into their state of mind.