35 Years In, Prog-Thrash Greats Voivod Are Still Reaching for Outer Space

Guitarist Dan Mongrain explains how his classical training helped lead the Quebec legends into new dimensions on their 14th album, 'The Wake'.


Night Verses' 'From the Gallery of Sleep' Is Like Prog-Metal Salvador Dalí

The L.A. trio venture into uncharted realms of arrangement and hyper-technical playing on their new album, so we talked to them about embracing their eclectic influences and the nature of dreams.


Let's Figure Out What the Hell Is Going On in DRAM's "Check Ya Fabrics"

He's teamed up with Rick Rubin for a wacky, psychedelic soul cut that may need an explainer.


Mastodon's "Steambreather" Video Is Funny but Will Make You Fear Noses

Evil cults, acid demons, and slackers abound.


Get Your T-Shirts and Divination Scrolls Out, Tool Are Going on Tour for the First Time in a Bit

They waited five years, almost as long as the length of one of their own songs, to come back to Canada.


Watch Tech-Death Overlords Gojira Lay Waste to Existence in Video for "The Cell"

When the thermal imaging hits, you know the song is heavy.


Madder Mortem's New Album Revisits Norway's Progressive Metal Roots

Stream 'Red In Tooth And Claw,' the genre-defying quintet's first new album since 2009.


A Tribute to Muse, the Band That Mounts the World

An entirely unprompted celebration of the band that does rock music the best because they do it the dumbest.


Astronoid's 'Air' Is the Happiest Dream Thrash Record You'll Ever Hear

This Boston troupe's new album for Blood Music is a joyful mishmash of thrash, prog, shoegaze, and even pop-punk —just the way they like it.