From heavy blues outings of the late 60s to pioneering anthems from the early 70s, we bring you just a few songs that inspired heavy metal.
With an emphasis on precision and speed, thrash metal emerged in the early 80s to become the dominant form of heavy metal throughout the decade.
Metal is brave, funny, and honest. Some say it's the best music there is. So why do heavy metal bands inspire such devotion among their fans?
Megadeth’s ‘Peace Sells… But Who’s Buying’ remains a heavy metal milestone. Frontman Dave Mustaine talks to uDiscover Music about recording the album.
Starting as New Wave Of British Heavy Metal heroes, Def Leppard’s transformation to world-beating supergroup is nothing short of astonishing.
Slayer were the most evil of the Big Four of thrash metal, and the best Slayer songs prove why they’re hailed as the most influential extreme metal band.