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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 >>
Who the hell needs real bands when there are so many great fictional ones? Here's some of the best -- our list goes to 11, of course: See also: Top 10 Concert Films to See Before You Die
Michael Becker/FOXA deeply frustrating season of American Idol is over now, having discovered exactly zero future stars, and last night we got the massive glitzathon finale, an annual event that reliably has little or nothing to do with the rest of the season. Scotty McCreery barely even look ... More >>
In the week we began our countdown of the 20 worst songs of 2010, we celebrated by mocking efforts from the Far East Movement, Ringo Starr, Godsmack, Trade Martin, and Lil Wayne. Where will Susan Boyle fall? Tune in next week and suffer more abuse until you find out.
Good advice. Pics by Phil Freeman, more below.Ozzy Osbourne/Rob Halford Madison Square Garden Wednesday, December 1 Better than: Any other Ozzy performance of the 2000s. Ozzy Osbourne is turning 62 on Friday. That makes him older than his new guitarist (the shredtastic Gus G. of Greek power ... More >>
On the pointless, entirely necessary reissue of Rated R
Weird Christmas records: They're not just for Dylan anymore
Traversing the parking lots, tribute shows, and courtrooms of extreme rock devotion
Spring music rites and wrongs