May 16, 2022 Vince Bellino
From reactivated screamo stalwarts to revolutionary hardcore punk, there’s something for every hardcore fan this year.
April 11, 2022 Chris Dick
Thrashing black scoundrels Bastard list their Top 5 Motörhead bastards. New album, Rotten Blood, out now via Distortion Music Group.
March 17, 2022 Dean Brown
On this day, St. Patrick’s Day, we celebrate the resilience of the Irish with five of the best metal releases to ever come from The Emerald Isle.
March 10, 2022 Greg Pratt
Catching up with M. of Pestilength to find out what five heavy albums changed the mystery man’s life.
February 23, 2022 Shawn Macomber
Eddie Sutton of metallic hardcore crossover underground royalty Leeway continues to battle an aggressive cancer. Here’s the latest update and how you can help.
February 14, 2022 Vince Bellino
Fresh off the release of his first solo LP, legendary death metal vocalist George Corpsegrinder Fisher shares the five heavy albums that changed his life.
February 14, 2022 Chris Dick
Andorran progressive death metal artisans Persefone break out five culinary jams with chef Alex Kinchella in this delicious list. Only veal is real!
February 10, 2022 Greg Pratt
To celebrate the release of the Nightmare Frontier EP, we got Abysmal Dawn vocalist/guitarist Charles Elliott to mosh us through the five heavy albums that changed his life.
February 7, 2022 Chris Dick
San Francisco-based blackened heavy metal outfit NITE list their Top 5 movies. New album, Voices of the Kronian Moon, out March 25th on Season of Mist.
February 3, 2022 Greg Pratt
We caught up with Voivod bassist Dominic “Rocky” Laroche to find out what five heavy albums changed his life. To Morgoth! (Not the band!)
February 3, 2022 Joseph Schafer
Because we’re barely even a full month into 2022 and there is still music to discover. And because you can’t get enough goddamn lists, here are 40 more from 2021 to chew on.
January 13, 2022 Greg Pratt
Getting into the mind of Mizmor‘s A.L.N. to find out what five heavy albums changed his life.
January 4, 2022 Gene Meyer
Now that 2021 has ground to a halt, blast back with the 21 best grindcore and powerviolence songs of the past year.
December 29, 2021 Shawn Macomber
That’s right — Timothy Sheahan is not only one of coronavirus’ fiercest foes, but also a punk-hardcore metalhead in extremely good standing.
December 29, 2021 Sean Frasier
Oakland DIY label Transylvanian Recordings made a lot of waves this year. Listen to some of our favorite Transylvanian albums from 2021 before the new year.
December 1, 2021 Shawn Macomber
In the final part of this video interview series, legendary vocalist Tomas Lindberg reflects on the lyrical/philosophical themes behind At The Gates album “The Nightmare of Being.”
November 29, 2021 Chris Dick
Chicago death metal institution Broken Hope re-live three decades of debut album Swamped in Gore with a Top 5 by axe-master Jeremy Wagner.
November 18, 2021 Albert Mudrian
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October 11, 2021 Chris Dick
Christian Larson of Necrofier fame steps on his Top 5 Guitar Pedals for black metal. Fans of Dissection, Necrophobic, and Dawn take note!
October 7, 2021 Greg Pratt
To celebrate the release of their new record, Quitter, we caught up with Tunic‘s David Schellenberg to find out what five heavy records changed his life.
September 13, 2021 Vince Bellino
Revisiting hardcore label Harvcore Records.
September 2, 2021 Greg Pratt
Pissed-off ragers Ingrown recently released their debut album Gun, so we got vocalist/guitarist Ross Hansen to tell us what five heavy albums changed his life.
August 3, 2021 Chris Dick
Egyptian death metallers Crescent tours six must-see places in Egypt. New album, Carving the Fires of Akhet, out now on Listenable.
July 29, 2021 Greg Pratt
On the eve of the release of his new album, we look back at five times we just really loved Dee Snider.
July 5, 2021 Chris Dick
Hard-workin’, heavy-rockin’ quartet Red Fang recall their Top 5 music venues. Fall 2021 tour announced. New album, Arrows, out now!
July 1, 2021 Greg Pratt
To celebrate the release of their new album, De Doorn, we caught up with Amenra‘s Lennart Bossu to find out what five heavy albums changed his life.
June 24, 2021 Greg Pratt
To celebrate the release of Withered‘s new LP, Verloren, we caught up with vocalist/guitarist Mike Thompson to find out what five heavy albums changed his life.
June 14, 2021 Chris Dick
Nordic progressive metallers Iotunn list their favorite spots in nature for introspection and inspiration on new album, Access All Worlds.
June 8, 2021 Shawn Macomber
Love may bite, but Tokyo shredders LOVEBITES are here to prove old school heavy metal most certainly does not.
May 31, 2021 Chris Dick
Richmond, Virginia-based crossover thrashers Enforced list their Top 5 music venues on the East Coast.