hard rock


A Fake Band Using Facebook to Scam Europe Is as 2018 as It Gets

In an era of "FAKE NEWS," does a great rock 'n' roll swindle matter? (Plus, new tunes from Ulthar, 1914, Necrowitches, and more).


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.


How Aaliyah Taught Husbandry Singer Carina Zachary to Love Heavy Music

And gave her the strength to embrace her inner weirdo.


The Darkness Are Back and They Want You to Shit Yourself

And Justin Hawkins wears a gold lamé catsuit in the new video for "Solid Gold."


“El Titan” and Heavy Metal in Pablo Escobar’s Medellín

Remembering "the Colombian Bruce Dickinson" who survived the drug wars and inspired a generation of South American metalheads


Listen to Royal Thunder's Gospel-Tinged New Jam, "Plans"

The soulful Atlanta hard rockers will release their smoldering new album, 'Wick,' on 4/7


DOOL Usher in a New Wave of Dutch Rock Fury with 'Here Now, There Then '

Members of The Devil's Blood, Gold, and singer Ryanne van Dorst coagulate on an intriguing new psych rock project


Dig Deep, Doom on: Bad Omen to Donate Profits from This Digital Sale to Standing Rock

​Until December 8th, all proceeds from digital purchases through the label's Bandcamp page will be donated to the Standing Rock Sioux


'XX' Is Dawnbringer's Final Gift to the World

Stream the EP and read our interview with the heavy metal institution's "Professor" Chris Black about their swansong, High Spirits, and staying hungry.


These Are Lars Ulrich's Truths

We spoke to the often controversial Metallica drummer about the band's hard-charging new album, the dangers of staying frozen in time, and death.


PREMIERE: Let Eerie's Weird, Wild Rock 'n' Roll Guide You Through the Darkness

Listen as members of Witch, Alaric, Twilight, and Draugar unite on a horror-obsessed, hard-rockin' new project.


What I Learned Growing Up as a Very Serious Fan of The Darkness

“The song, ‘I Believe In a Thing Called Love’ has changed my life. I am now a full on rocker!” read my diary on 20th September, 2003.