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List: Five Metal Bands Who Named Songs After Themselves

List: Five Metal Bands Who Named Songs After Themselves

Sure, plenty of bands self-title an album—but how many do it with a song? Here are five metal acts that have paid the ultimate tribute to their own bands. 1. “Iron Maiden” The final song on Maiden’s landmark 1980 debut, “Iron Maiden” is a true fist-in-the-air anthem (with a bit of proggy indulgence in the […]

List: Five Metal Bands That Changed Singers Midstream

List: Five Metal Bands That Changed Singers Midstream

Last week Asking Alexandria released their first album with new vocalist Denis Stoff, who replaced original singer Danny Worsnop. While changing frontmen is a rare and risky business, AA is hardly the first metal band to do it and continue on (some hard rockers, including Van Halen and AC/DC, had their greatest chart successes after […]

Danzig Premieres New NSFW Video for Black Sabbath Cover, "N.I.B."

Danzig Premieres New NSFW Video for Black Sabbath Cover, “N.I.B.”

Danzig has premiered a new NSFW music video for his cover of the Black Sabbath classic, “N.I.B.” Check it out below and let us know what you think in the comments! The track is on his covers record, ‘Skeletons,’ that was released last year via Nuclear Blast Entertainment/Evilive Music.  

Watch Zakk Wylde Play Black Sabbath's "N.I.B." on a 'Hello Kitty' Guitar

Watch Zakk Wylde Play Black Sabbath’s “N.I.B.” on a ‘Hello Kitty’ Guitar

Zakk Wylde is back to playing acoustic guitar on the new ‘Book of Shadows II,’ but he takes unplugging to a whole new level of gentleness in this video, playing Black Sabbath’s classic “N.I.B.” on a pink Hello Kitty mini guitar (via Loudwire). For added effect, some lighter-waving “Ozzy Kitty” figures are superimposed over the […]

List: Five Great Anthrax Live Covers

List: Five Great Anthrax Live Covers

Today marks the release of ‘For All Kings,’ Anthrax’s first studio album in five years. And while new music from the New York City thrash veterans is always welcomed, it’s also worth noting that the band has long churned out some of the best (and most unexpected) metal covers. Some of these—Joe Jackson’s “Got the […]

List: Ten Epic Live Black Sabbath Covers

List: Ten Epic Live Black Sabbath Covers

Black Sabbath kicked off their farewell “The End” tour last week, and if the band is to be believed, it truly is the end for the band. By now, of course, it’s accepted fact that the Sabs are arguably the most influential act in heavy metal history. As such, many, many bands have covered their songs […]

Watch Black Sabbath Rehearse for Upcoming Farewell Tour

Watch Black Sabbath Rehearse for Upcoming Farewell Tour

Black Sabbath have posted a new behind-the-scenes video of the band preparing for their upcoming farewell tour, dubbed The End. The four-minute clip shows founding members Ozzy Osbourne, Tony Iommi and Geezer Butler rehearsing the song “Hand of Doom” with current drummer Tommy Clufetos. It also includes short interview segments with the original members. Black Sabbath’s The […]

List: 10 Great Metal Performances on Late-Night Talk Shows

List: 10 Great Metal Performances on Late-Night Talk Shows

1. Mastodon – “Curl of the Burl” (The Late Show With David Letterman, 2011) This Letterman appearance wasn’t Mastodon’s first. But as the host said in his introduction, “They’ve been on the program before…the response was so tremendous we said, ‘By god, we’re gonna have them back.’ ” 2. Slayer – “Seasons in the Abyss” […]

List: Before They Were Famous

List: Before They Were Famous

Sometimes artists come into the public eye fully formed…other times, not so much. Below, check out ten famous musicians who went through some interesting growing pains before becoming hard rock and metal gods. 1. Tony Iommi Back when Black Sabbath were still called Earth, Tony Iommi stepped out for a moment to play with fellow […]

Black Sabbath Announce First Dates for 'The End' Final Tour

Black Sabbath Announce First Dates for ‘The End’ Final Tour

Black Sabbath have announced the first dates for their final tour, dubbed ‘The End,’ beginning on January 20, 2016, in Omaha, Nebraska. An official press release from the band reads: It’s the Beginning of THE END. It started nearly five decades ago with a crack of thunder, a distant bell ringing and then that monstrous […]