A little taster of what to expect from the now-legendary underground metal festival.
Friends and fans gathered at the Rainbow Room in Los Angeles to celebrate a man who was never supposed to die.
Talking to Sam Knee about his new book The Bag I'm In, which charts the last three decades of British music and fashion.
We put together 13 illustrations by various artists to honor the late, great Motörhead founder, who died Monday.
We also meet Mongolian metal band Tengger Cavalry and check out the real-life X-Files.
We meet a guy who tries smart drugs on YouTube, hit the road with metal legends Corrosion of Conformity, talk to an FBI agent who went undercover for decade, and more.
Ladybaby combines the furious intensity of screamo metal with the saccharine sweetness of J-pop. Despite forming in May, the trio has become an online sensation and just embarked on an international tour.
A guest mix from Florian Grill, head of the Dying Victims Productions label and author of the annual zine Thrash Attack.
The Canadian He-Man lookalike was almost a rock star before mismanagement, a bizarre kidnapping, and a series of health issues derailed his dreams.
At a time when all the rockers in Cuba were outcasts, Maria Gattorno made a place for them. Now she heads up the government-sanctioned Cuban Rock Agency and has resurrected the Cuban rock scene.
Just over an hour of face-melting metal.
We spoke to Blake Harrison, one of the metalheads behind the feather-pummeling, plumage-ruffling new album Number of the Beak.
Fernando Leal is what you could call a dedicated fan.
"The toughest part of being metal in Tauranga was the sand, and walking down to the beach in Dr. Martens with your pants tucked into your boots."
Al-Namrood have never played a live show, because it could result in the entire band being executed.
Toke up, relieve yourself of all cultural pressure to "chill," and listen to some excellent, angry music.
We talked to the photographer about her new book God Listens to Slayer, which is the result of 13 years spent following the band's fans around the world.
What would it be like if Guns 'n' Roses did more than just hang out at Canter's? What if they actually ran it themselves? Steve Weissman thinks it would be like this.
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.
The band recently re-recorded their seminal 1998 album because the original lacked the sonic depth and pure metal aggression that they were going for.
Listen to "Cruciform" nice and loud while you browse WWI chemical warfare photos on Google. You can almost smell the fire and brimstone.
Something about rock and metal makes people stick around for the long haul.
"River Man," from Drake's 1969 album Five Leaves Left, has been previously covered by folk and jazz musicians, but this prog metal twist will take you by surprise.
The song is slow, textured, and refreshing, since most doom bands these days seem to be nodding out to the same lazy stoner riffs.