January 18, 2018 Greg Pratt
We finally got a Soundgarden album in our Hall of Fame in 2017; here’s a look back at that album, ranking the songs from worst to best.
January 11, 2018 Greg Pratt
When it came to mid-to-early 2000s metalcore and heavy post-hardcore, Abacus Records were on fire. Here are five times they killed it.
January 4, 2018 Greg Pratt
Revisiting Australian rockers Buffalo ‘s 1973 foray into proto-metal, Volcanic Rock .
December 28, 2017 Greg Pratt
We’re constantly curating playlists at Apple Music and Spotify; here’s some info on what you’ll find over there.
December 21, 2017 Greg Pratt
Continuing the fun that our Napalm Death special issue started, here we examine and rank the band’s four “wilderness years” albums from worst to best.
December 14, 2017 Greg Pratt
We chatted with legendary punk vocalist Jello Biafra for our new Napalm Death special issue. Here’s more from that conversation.
December 7, 2017 Greg Pratt
Jamey Jasta of Hatebreed appeared in our Napalm Death special issue talking about the grind legends. Read more of our chat with him right here.
November 30, 2017 Greg Pratt
We inducted The Code Is Red… Long Live the Code by Napalm Death into our Hall of Fame in our recent special Napalm Death issue; here, we rank the songs from worst to best.
November 23, 2017 Greg Pratt
Looking back at the 1970 album Dead Man from early heavy southern rockers Josefus .
November 16, 2017 Greg Pratt
Nuclear Assault put out their thrash/crossover classic Game Over in 1986. In 2017, we inducted it into our Hall of Fame; today, we rank each song from worst to best.
November 9, 2017 Greg Pratt
Polish grinders Antigama are back, and, as always, nothing is normal.
November 2, 2017 Greg Pratt
It’s time to reconsider Wrathchild America , a truly unique band who flirted with thrash, trad metal, and more.
October 26, 2017 Greg Pratt
Confessor released Condemned 26 years ago and confounded us all at the time. Today, we recognize it’s an unquestionable doom-metal classic.
October 19, 2017 Greg Pratt
In which we look back on when Anathema , At the Gates, and Cradle of Filth toured Germany in 1994, with input from some of the guilty parties involved.
October 12, 2017 Greg Pratt
Checking back in with Black Death and their 1984 album, a very early documentation of an African-American metal band.
October 5, 2017 Greg Pratt
Radical politics and radical music: it’s time to reconsider Warrior Soul , a band who are way better than anyone remembers them being.
September 28, 2017 Greg Pratt
Udo Dirkschneider is the man. Here are five times he ruled the hardest.
September 21, 2017 Greg Pratt
Check out Acephalix ‘s crushing new album, Decreation, right here.
September 14, 2017 Greg Pratt
Can Christianity and heavy metal really be compatible? The new movie Metal Missionaries aims to find out.
September 7, 2017 Greg Pratt
For this round of Primitive Origins, we go back to Moscow in 1985 to revisit Aria ‘s “Megalomania” (or whatever it’s called).
August 31, 2017 Greg Pratt
Quantity isn’t quality. Here are five examples of how extreme metal is at its most potent when it doesn’t waste time.
August 24, 2017 Greg Pratt
Belgian grinders Leng Tch’e are about to drop Razorgind . Could it be their career-defining album?
August 17, 2017 Greg Pratt
We shrugged our shoulders at it in 1991, but it’s time to realize that Angel Rat totally rules.
August 10, 2017 Greg Pratt
Our latest That Tour Was Awesome looks back on when Pestilence , Autopsy , and Bolt Thrower terrorized Europe in 1990.
August 7, 2017 Greg Pratt
New York experimental death metallers Pyrrhon are dropping their new album on Friday; we’ve got the full stream for you today.
August 3, 2017 Greg Pratt
Ranking the songs on Anthrax‘s classic, Decibel Hall of Fame-inducted, Among the Living, from worst to best.
July 27, 2017 Greg Pratt
Voivod rule. Here are five reasons why.
July 20, 2017 Greg Pratt
California’s Wilderness Dream are about to drop their second EP, so we caught up with them to find out why they love EPs, where the hardcore went, and more.
July 13, 2017 Greg Pratt
Re-evaluating Primevil‘s 1974 proto-stoner album Smokin’ Bats at Campton’s.
July 6, 2017 Greg Pratt
Slaughter’s Ron Sumners talks about why he formed Slaughtering Slaughter… and what exactly it is.