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.
The subject of Satan and evil will always remain one of interest to songwriters, no matter how controversial and unsettling.
From indelible images to perfect portraits, the 100 greatest album covers provoke and awe just as much as the contents inside.
On 'South of Heaven,' Slayer synthesized the first five years of the band’s ever-evolving thrash metal journey into a singular piece of sonic mastery.
The most evil of the Big Four of thrash metal, these songs prove why Slayer are hailed as the most influential extreme metal band.
From 'Juice' to 'Wild Style' and '8 Mile,' here are some of the best hip-hop soundtracks that brought emerging artists to the mainstream.
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?
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.
With so many heavy metal subgenres, identifying what kind of metalhead you are is an increasingly complex challenge. Let us help you decide.
Has there ever been a genre of music so attuned to font and logos?
Reflecting his eclectic tastes, Rick Rubin’s American Recordings label covered metal, rock, country, and all points in between, establishing its founder as music’s ultimate auteur in the 90s.
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?
The best Rob Zombie songs take a trip through the eye-opening career of the larger-than-life heavy metal legend.
Showing that the American roots music dubbed ‘Americana’ had infiltrated almost every type of music, reDiscover Johnny Cash’s ‘American II: Unchained’.