‘Ride The Lightning’ injected a new sense of excitement into the stagnant scene of the early 80s and changed thrash metal forever.
The origins of heavy metal are often disputed... We attempt to track down the history of the term and answer the question, Where does heavy metal come from?
With their ambitious ‘Destroyer’ album, KISS went “beyond rock, into the world of pop”, and became one of the biggest bands in the world.
Within nine months of Steppenwolf's debut album came 'The Second,' and this time it was gold in just four months.
Some say they invented heavy metal; others say that they are the forgotten kings of acid psych-rock. Jim Morrison once declared they were the most powerful band he had ever seen.
Loud and Proud, the headbanging story of heavy metal, including Metallica, Motorhead and Black Sabbath.
From explosive Megadeth releases to eye-opening returns from Rammstein, this year’s best heavy metal music gifts are ear-shatteringly essential.
For every classic album artwork there are thousands of eyesores that should be consigned to the bin. uDiscover salutes the worst album covers of all time.
From deliberate provocation to accidental insult, the most controversial album covers of all time is an eye-popping gallery covering some startling imagery.
From start to finish, Otep's ‘Sevas Tra’ is a hurricane of a musical poem, sung-screamed-growled by one of the most gut-punching vocalists in metal.
The best Megadeth songs prove why they’re hailed as one of the most important metal bands in history. Ready for a bludgeoning? See what they have in store…
From heavy blues outings of the late 60s to pioneering anthems from the early 70s, we bring you the 11 songs that inspired heavy metal…
Megadeth’s ‘So Far, So Good... So What!’ documents a band that stood on the axis of a delicate equilibrium and survived to become thrash metal titans.
The eight albums cover the band's 1972-77 period and their Mk II, III and IV line-ups.
With such a polarizing genre, aesthetic is the primary way one can find others in their metal tribe.