Troy Sanders

  • Blogs

    October 24, 2014

    The 10 Best Prog Metal Bands

    Progressive Metal, unlike other subgenres of heavy metal, borrows heavily from hard rock, classical rock and early heavy metal influences. Although several of the bands on this list might not technically be considered metal, we group hard rock and metal under the same umbrella for the sake of clarit ... More >>

  • Blogs

    May 15, 2014

    Mastodon's New Album Is "Very Death-Oriented" and Thus Perfect for Summer

    Mastodon drummer/lyricist Brann Dailor believes his band's new record, Once More 'Round the Sun, is an "awesome summertime fun-time record. It's seasonal." Because? "All the song titles are very death-oriented." Hmmmm. Surely summer usually means light tunes like Weezer's "Islands in the Sun," "Satu ... More >>

  • Blogs

    September 13, 2006
  • Music

    November 23, 2004

    Iron Claws

    Acclaimed metal bands keep living, searching, pushing on