Four mighty strings and 50 mighty players: the best bassists are the ones who carve out signature sounds and play...
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 mission of our foundation is to try and help keep music in schools, but what happens when kids can’t go to school?”
The metal icons are delivering much-needed support to the most vulnerable communities amid the pandemic, while their “Metallica Mondays” series encourages fans to donate what they can.
The band say: "There are many superheroes out there namely the first responders, medical personnel who are putting others first as they work to fight COVID-19 and to save lives."
Capturing a legendary Riot Fest performance, the ‘Astro-Creep: 2000 Live’ album saw Rob Zombie perform the White Zombie classic in its entirety.
Show off your musical knowledge and liven up your video calls with the best album covers for those virtual Zoom meetings.
Guitar greats Hetfield and Hammett Metallica reflect on their first encounter with Mesa/Boogie's Mark I guitar amp.
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?
An X-rated performance of the song 'Bück Dich' was previously censored.
By bridging art-rock with aggression, oblique synths with sturm und drang, these pioneers of industrial music helped birth a brand new genre.
Geffen Records secured the hot new band's signatures on 25 March 1986, and soon word about them was spreading way beyond California.
The band said, "How about we dive back into a few of our favourite shows at a socially responsible distance?"
‘Used Future’, The Sword’s sixth album, was dystopian in vision and wide-ranging in scope, setting the group on a brand new trajectory.
Queens Of The Stone Age unveiled their fourth album Lullabies To Paralyse on 21 March 2005, and soon had their first US top ten record.
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.