Rebel Wizard Thrives Off Heavy Metal Negativity
In a world where positivity sells, the Australian “heavy negative wizard metal” band helps us remember why we came here.
Hard Rock Is Good, Hard Rock Is Bad, Hard Rock Is Forever
As extreme metal ascends, bands like Seether, Wednesday 13, and Black Map are still out there playing turn-of-the-century hard rock to a hardcore faithful.
Why Vinnie Paul's Fun-Loving Legacy Is So Important to Metal
The former Pantera drummer may be gone, but he left an indelible mark on metal's culture and attitude.
Metalheads Are Terrible at Confronting the Grim Realities of Death
On "Resting in Power" and metal's fear of the dark.
Ghost Is The Most Try-Hard Satanic Rock Band On Earth
The Grammy-winning Swedish goth rockers' self-fed publicity machine feels corny as hell.
Thrash Metal Is Going Through Its Second Puberty
Power Trip, Slaegt, and Oozing Wound discuss how thrash has moved on from mid-2000s nostalgia to become a whole new kind of killing machine.
Why I Will Always Love Rob Zombie
Every metalhead should have a spot in their cold black heart for Rob Zombie.
It's Time for Slayer to Die
Saying goodbye to Slayer as the thrash metal icons prepare to embark upon their final world tour is sad, but it’s the right thing to do.
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This 'Black Mirror' Trailer About a Robot Dog Is the Scariest One Yet
Check out the latest trailer from the upcoming season featuring a nightmare version of MIT's robot cheetah that may or may not have opposable thumbs.
A Blaze in the Icelandic Sky
'Metalhead' director Ragnar Bragason on burning churches and having sex to Megadeth.