With the exception of ’80s glam, no hard-rock subgenre has been more critically reviled–or found more chart success–than the nu-metal that dominated the airwaves during our most recent millennial shift. Fusing Nirvana’s trademark dynamics with influences from rap and electronic rock, nu-metal was brash, funky, and free of the hand-wringing guilt that kept flannel’s most […]
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The American thrash-metal movement brought us the Big 4–Metallica, Slayer, Megadeth, and Anthrax–but there are numerous other bands to come out of that scene who are worthy of whip-lashing along to: Exodus, Testament, Overkill, and many more. Here is our sure-to-be controversial list of the 14 most essential classic American thrash albums. Check it out […]
Incite’s Richie Cavalera may know a thing or two about being a vocalist and frontman. After all, his father is founding Sepultura and Soulfly mouthpiece and mastermind Max Cavalera. Here, the younger Cavalera picks his Top 5 Vocalists for Revolver. Richie’s thrash band, Incite, will release its new album, ‘Up in Hell,’ September 2. 1. […]
“When I was a kid, I was shy and introverted. My best friends were Pantera and books,” says Butcher Babies frontwoman Carla Harvey. Inspired by her love of books, the vocalist has written and just released her semi-autobiographical novel, ‘Death and Other Dances.’ Here, Harvey picks her Top 5 Favorite Books of All Time for […]
Today, August 7, marks the 56th birthday of Iron Maiden singer Bruce Dickinson. To celebrate, we’ve compiled the following list of the Top 5 Craziest Facts about the vocalist. Up the Irons! 1) Dickinson Is a Military Veteran Dickinson spent a short amount of time serving in the Territorial Army, a part-time voluntary force in […]
10 Best Rocker Instagram Posts of the Week 7/28: Dick Picks, Dinosaurs, Marilyn Manson VS Ninja and more!
Here’s a look at what your favorite rock stars were sharing, riding and carving this week.
Starset is a rock band from Columbus, Ohio, formed by Dustin Bates, who, as well as being a singer, songwriter, and accomplished musician, also boasts some serious scientific credentials. A PhD candidate in electrical engineering from Ohio University, he has done research for the U.S. Air Force and taught at the International Space University. In […]
As he’s proven over the course of Avenged Sevenfold’s six studio albums, M. Shadows is one of hard rock and metal’s most commanding vocalists. But he’s lent his pipes to more than just his own band’s output; lesser known are the singer’s numerous guest appearances, on songs by groups as diverse as pop punkers Good […]
After a week of furious voting, the results are in on our Best Song off Guns N’ Roses’ ‘Appetite for Destruction’ readers’ poll, and the winner is… “Rocket Queen.” The top 5 vote-getters are: 1. “Rocket Queen” 2. “Night Train” 3. “Paradise City” 4. “Sweet Child o’ Mine” 5. “Welcome to the Jungle” Check out […]