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    December 10, 2013

    Eight (More) 2013 Metal Albums That Deserve Your Attention

    Last week, we unveiled our 10 Best Metal Albums of 2013. But, it's been such a great year for metal that we've decided to acknowledge some additional heavy albums worth the neck soreness they'll cause you post-headbanging. With a shout-out to some local bands, here are eight (more) metal albums that ... More >>

  • Blogs

    September 23, 2013

    Metallica - Apollo Theater - 9/21/13

    Better Than: Megadeth. It was anything but amateur night at the Apollo Theater Saturday night as Metallica, unarguably the world's preeminent metal band, raged through a two hour-plus private concert on the hallowed Harlem stage. About 1,500 SiriusXM listeners were the fortunate audience members, ... More >>

  • Blogs

    September 19, 2013

    I Pissed Off Megadeth, My (Former) Favorite Band

    When I began interviewing bands eight years ago, my ultimate goal was to interview one person: Dave Mustaine from Megadeth, my favorite band since I was thirteen years old. Sitting in front of my parents' computer and ruining my ears through a pair of oversize headphones, I listened and loved Mustai ... More >>

  • Voice Choices

    August 7, 2013
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    May 16, 2013

    25 Classic Metal/Hardcore Photos from Louder Than Hell

    If you've got a lot of time on your hands and a heart full of darkness, you'd be wise to check out Louder Than Hell: The Definitive Oral History of Metal, out Tuesday on Harper Collins/It Books. The key word in that title is "Definitive." This is quite a weighty tome, over 600 pages across every twi ... More >>

  • Blogs

    April 11, 2013

    What Makes NYC Metal?

    New York City is intrinsically metal. But, before we get into why: what makes anything "metal"? What does calling something "metal" mean? Among those uninitiated into the metal "scene" (a word used mostly by journalists and not so much by the occupants of said "scene"), metal conjures images of ext ... More >>

  • Blogs

    March 27, 2013

    Our Favorite Online Resources for Metal Knowledge

    By Jason Roche Next time you find yourself in a shouting match with a metal head about what band's penultimate album had the best guitar solo on the third track (it happens) you'll probably find yourself thinking 1) What have I done with my life? B) How drunk am I? Or III) Are there online resource ... More >>

  • Blogs

    February 16, 2012

    A Brief History of Dave Mustaine Saying Conservative Things

    Courtesy of MSO PRPolitical Pundit Dave Mustaine​ Last night press representatives of Dave Mustaine sent out a statement clarifying the Megadeth frontman's recent supposed-by-not-really endorsement of Republican Presidential candidate Rick Santorum.

  • Blogs

    February 9, 2012

    Oddsmaking: Will The Grammys Declare Sum 41 To Be More Metal Than Megadeth And Mastodon?

    The 54th Grammy Awards mark the combination of the Best Hard Rock Performance and Best Metal Performance awards into the single category Best Hard Rock/Metal Performance, which is why Mastodon and Sum 41 are up for the same award. Historically, the metal category has been one of the most confounding ... More >>

  • Blogs

    January 30, 2012

    Live: Megadeth Keep It Muted At The Theater At Madison Square Garden

    Gigantour: Megadeth, Motörhead, Lacuna Coil, Volbeat The Theater At Madison Square Garden Saturday, January 28 Better than: The World Needs a Hero in its entirety tour. Dave Mustaine has spent the better part of this young decade on a mission to restore his image. He's put out a bestselling auto ... More >>

  • Music

    December 21, 2011

    The 10 Best Live Shows of 2011

    The best stuff we saw on stage this year, from thrash to Kpop

  • Blogs

    September 15, 2011

    Live: The Big 4 Go To Bat For Metal At Yankee Stadium

    River Avenue, 3:45 p.m. Most of the Anthrax shirt-wearers were inside by this point. ​ The Big 4: Metallica, Slayer, Megadeth, Anthrax Yankee Stadium Wednesday, September 14 Better than: "Nationals beat the Mets, 2-0. WP: Brad Peacock (1-0), LP: Mike Pelfrey (7-12)" Truth be told, the crowd ... More >>

  • Blogs

    May 13, 2011

    American Idol: James Durbin's Not-Very-Good Voice Finally Leaves Us

    Michael Becker/FOX​ Tonight, American Idol lost James Durbin. I was sorry to see him go, but only because his departure meant that we'll never get to see the live-TV Tourettic freakout that I was really excited about back when he first came into our lives. As it turns out, most people with Tou ... More >>

  • Art

    April 6, 2010

    'Art After the Chicano Movement'

    A new exhibition tracks an identity through art

  • Music

    September 15, 2009

    Stryper, Resurrected

    Christian metal's finest (and yellow-and-blackest) foot-soldiers re-enlist

  • Voice Choices

    April 15, 2008
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    April 15, 2008


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    October 9, 2001