” Sometimes the simplest things are the most profound. My job is to bring out in people & what they wouldn’t dare do themselves “
1980s Pantera combined the best of glam and classic heavy metal with flashy lead guitar an ample pour of the band's Texas upbringing.
Soul-shattering Sabbath worship by Cathedral, Candlemass, Saint Vitus, Sleep, Suck, the Obsessed, Trouble, Witchfinder General, and more.
Crushing Misfits covers by Marduk, Hatebreed, Tribulation, Prong, Enforcer, and Metallica display the stamp of the Misfits's influence.
What changes in songwriting, style, and sound do new singers really bring?
The year 1987 brought a fresh onslaught of new faces, further refinements, and unexpected departures
Our colleagues at the U.S. Library of Congress have wandered into a hall of mystery located in the palace of your and our expertise.
The fluid, feral variety of black metal that begins with early records by Venom and Bathory.
Based around gravity-bending "slam" breakdowns, this gruesome and grotesque extreme of death metal is the ultimate in dehumanized end-of-civilization fun.
Join the Cavalera, Schenker, Tardy, Adler, and Abbott clans and others as we hear tightly knit tracks by Gojira, Obituary, Sepultura, Evile, Decapitated, Krisiun, At the Gates, and many more.
Bulldozer, Sodom, Disfear, Midnight, Inepsy, Iron Bastards, Tank, Girlschool, Superchrist, Gehennah, and more.
Two decades later, your weekly metal history lesson returns Crimson to the spotlight for a new look.
Gore and guts meet the precision craftsmanship and spiraling imaginations of the German bands Necrophagist, Defeated Sanity, Obscura, Profanity, Hannes Grossmann, and many others
In honor of what should have been Chuck Schuldiner's 50th birthday, we honor "Evil Chuck"'s long road to creating his band Death's 1987 debut Scream Bloody Gore.
This week's show singles out the extraordinarily driven one-man metal bands whose solitary efforts have uniquely altered the arc of metal history
For a billion headbangers across the seas, the metal story has just begun. Know your Roots!
Bands like Inter Arma, Schammasch, Thou, Sumac, Almyrkvi, and Bölzer are converging from across the metal universe to craft a humongous, titanic new sonic expanse.
Engage the eternal madness this week with tracks by Demilich, Sentenced, Xysma, Amorphis, Krypts, Convulse, Torture Killer (feat. Chris Barnes) and more.
Fly into a whirlwind pit tour of Europe, featuring over 30 years of classic and state-of-the-art hardcore punk from Germany, Sweden, Spain, Finland, Italy, France, the Netherlands, Belgium, and beyond.
This week Roots honors the anniversary tour of Norwegian black metal's most controversial and cursed classic recording.
Push your way to the front for classic live and studio Saxon anthems, plus salutes by Sodom, Deceased, Destruction, Metallica, Motörhead, Paragon, and other stallions of the highways.