Hunter Hunt-Hendrix of the band Liturgy talks about making a rap-metal album that doesn't sound like rap or metal, as well as being influenced by a Russian composer who wanted to use music to predict the apocalypse.
Last night we celebrated our 20th anniversary party with everyone from Scarlett Johansson to Jarvis Cocker to Lil Wayne. Throughout the event, our friends and family tweeted their favorite moments of the night.
Black metal hasn't produced a new voice as exciting as Myrkur in years, so why does she provoke a collective howl of discontent from the metal community? Is it because fans have the same "authenticity" issues indie music fans had with Lana Del Rey?
Author Michael Patrick Welch is tired of people thinking of New Orleans as a bunch of brass bands and Mardi Gras parades—the city's music scene includes that stuff, but it's also a paradise of sludge metal and bounce rap.
The year was 1989. My mom took me to the supermarket, and I walked past the video games and walked into the music aisle. There, I met a leather-clad alien with long, black hair, who would change my life. His name was Alice Cooper.
I first stumbled across Deveykus when a friend in Israel sent me a link titled "Hasidic doom metal band!" I wasn't entirely sold that grim-faced be-hatted men were secretly composing sweet riffs. I hit up band mastermind Dan Blackberg to figure out what's…
Thanks to Satan, the Live Evil festival is making a comeback next month in London after a year-long hiatus. This year's festival is curated by Marek Steven of Amulet, and it's stronger and eviler than ever.
Outside Bogotá, Colombia, the Communidad Pantokrator meets every Saturday to rock out in the name Jesus Christ. We spent an enthralling evening in Pantakrator's mosh pit of raw emotion and got a glimpse of how some cast off rockers have found resurrection…
It's common knowledge that several forms of metal weathered a serious beating at the hands of 90s alt-rock, with hair-metal forced into a well-deserved dirt-nap. The adaptive gestures executed by many of these bands constitutes a collective phenomenon I l…
Called the godfather of Doom Metal, 30-year hard-rock veteran Scott Weinrich, better known as Wino, discusses album concepts and plays harmonica with our prepubescent metalhead correspondent (and aspiring archeologist) Adrian.
At the beginning of 2008, the Australian national news reported on a small, isolated Aboriginal community deep in the Northern Territory, aka the middle of nowhere, aka Satan's Asshole, aka East Bumblefuck.