By bridging art-rock with aggression, oblique synths with sturm und drang, these pioneers of industrial music helped birth a brand new genre.
From NWOBHM to thrash pioneers and the bands that continue to define what metal can be, here are the best metal debut albums of all time.
There are so many heavy metal subgenres that identifying what kind of metalhead you are is an increasingly complex challenge. Let us help you decide.
Offering a glimpse into the imaginations of heavy metal titans, the best metal music videos have helped define the genre and terrified the weak of heart.
From Megadeth’s Dave Mustaine to Metallica’s James Hetfield, and many more, the inventors – and survivors – of thrash metal share their war stories.
Metal is brave, funny and honest. Some say, the best music there is. So why do heavy metal bands inspire such devotion among their fans?
Charting his progression from public enemy to Antichrist Superstar and beyond, the best Marilyn Manson songs reveal a unique mind and uncompromising artist.
With his second album, ‘The Sinister Urge’, Rob Zombie upped the ante, unleashing the closest thing he has to a straight-up party record.
Heavy metal and horror have co-existed with one another since the music’s inception. One could say that metal has been macabre since its very first notes.
Recorded during the Educated Horses tour, ‘Zombie Live’ is a hair-raising document of Rob Zombie’s hell-raising live shows – almost as good as being there.
Megadeth’s ‘Peace Sells… But Who’s Buying’ remains a heavy metal milestone. Frontman Dave Mustaine talks to uDiscover Music about recording the album.
Released in 1998, ‘Hellbilly Deluxe’ saw Rob Zombie rise from the ashes of White Zombie to launch a monstrously creative “spookshow international”.
Having established himself as a hardcore punk agitator with Misfits, Danzig's uncompromising vision lead him to heavy metal and the iconic group Danzig.
Taking a break from his film career, Rob Zombie burst out of the gates with Educated Horses, an album that more then held its own in a changing landscape.
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…