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.
Looking back at the varied career of one of the most influential rock musicians and "nicest guy in rock" the past 20 years, Dave Grohl of the Foo Fighters.
Heavy metal and horror have co-existed with one another since metal's inception. One could say that metal has been macabre since its very first notes.
From career-defining festival slots to bone-crushing TV appearances and inventing a concert phenomenon, these are the best ever Slipknot live performances.
Slash Featuring Myles Kennedy and The Conspirators, Whitesnake and Rob Zombie also feature on what is already shaping up to be a legendary bill.
The controversial metal icons will play at next summer’s Iowa State Fair – the first time they have played the event in their home state
The best Slash solos are effortlessly iconic in every way possible, the Guns N’ Roses guitarist proving to be the last in a dying breed of rock legends.
Marilyn Manson and Judas Priest are among the big names nominated for gongs at the 16th Metal Hammer Golden Gods Awards in London this June.
This week on That’s Not Metal: Smashing Pumpkins are back on tour, Slipknot are in the studio for more, and are RHCP a bit of a bore?
Slipknot and Stone Sour frontman Corey Taylor has released his Live In London solo acoustic set recorded at KOKO as a free to watch feature online
Slipknot co-founder Joey Jordison has annouced details of his new band VIMIC who have signed a major new deal with T-Boy Records/UMe
Controversial Iowa outfit Slipknot have unleashed a storming live performance of Before I Forget, taken from their Day Of The Gusano DVD release.
Slipknot playing in Mexico, Architect releasing a new song, and, er, Joshe Homme reading kids’ stories? All this and more from That’s Not Metal this week.
Day Of The Gusano
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.