Slayer: Metal Heroes Divided and DevotedThey've survived Nazi allegations, lawsuits, nu metal, releasing an album on 9/11, and hellacious touring cycles. But can they make it through their biggest challenge of all?
Book Report: Dave Ellefson's 'My Life With Deth'Ellefson was the original bass player in the band, joining Mustaine (who'd just been kicked out of Metallica) in 1983, and staying through the band's split in 2002. Two years later, Mustaine reactivated the band sans Ellefson, but he'd eventually rejoin in 2010, and is still with the band today.
Metal Icons Reinvent Michael Jackson Classics For Tribute AlbumGet ready to hear Michael Jackson classics like you've never heard them before. Just in time to add to your party playlists this Halloween, superstars of the metal world have joined forces to transform the King of Pop's hits into headbangers on a new tribute album Thriller - A Metal Tribute To Michael Jackson.
‘Louder Than Hell: The Definitive Oral History Of Metal’The book starts off in the pre-metal era of the '60s, covering the Stooges, the MC5 and Alice Cooper (when "Alice Cooper" represented a band, not just the frontman). It quickly moves to the early '70s, starting with the formation of Black Sabbath and Judas Priest.
Corey Taylor Discusses Religion, The Paranormal And 'Pro Toolbags'He's the closest thing metal has to a renaissance man: Corey Taylor fronts no less than two major bands: Slipknot and Stone Sour, and has written books about the supernatural. He's looking for answers.
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Black Sabbath Tops Led Zeppelin On Poll Of Most Important British Hard Rock BandsWho's the best hard rock band ever? It's a subjective - and loaded - question. But according to a poll recently taken by BPI - the British Recording Industry's trade group - Black Sabbath is the most important British hard rock band ever, followed by Iron Maiden.
Black Sabbath Reunite, Rock Lollapalooza Day 1Lollapalooza’s first day featured an incredibly eclectic assortment of acts, but perhaps none seemed quite as left-of-center as, oddly, Black Sabbath.
X-Effect Playlist 03/18/12Catch our NEW MUSIC show 10-midnight every Sunday. Check out this week's playlist.
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