Formed in 1981, Loudness is the best known Heavy Metal band from Japan. They're mainly remembered in the U.S. for their hit "Crazy Nights," from 1985's Thunder in the East album.
This article is a countdown of the 50 most important, successful, and influential Japanese metal bands of all time.
2003's "St. Anger" is considered to be Metallica's worst album. In 2015, two fans recorded their own version of the disc (with better production) in hopes that people might give it another try.
"Until the Light Takes Us" is an engrossing documentary about the wave of Black Metal related crimes that swept through Norway in the early 1990s.
A look at the life and career of Jani Lane, former lead singer of the '80s rock band Warrant, who passed away on August 11, 2011.
Bad Biscut should've been "the next big thing" from New Jersey, but it never quite happened for them. 1994's THE AMERICAN DREAM? is a potent hard rock cocktail with a dose of punk-rock attitude.
"Concrete and Terror" is the debut album from Peacemaker, a new heavy metal band featuring vocalist Ronny Munroe (ex-Metal Church) and members of Tango Down, House of Lords, and Obsession.
Here is a ranking of the ten best Ozzy Osbourne albums of all time. Find out how great guitarists like Randy Rhoads, Zakk Wylde and Jake E. Lee changed Ozzy’s sound over the years and helped solidify his place as metal’s Prince of Darkness.
Billed as "Black Sabbath Featuring Tony Iommi," 1986's "Seventh Star" album is one of the most misunderstood records in the Sabbath catalog.
Are you always on the lookout for all things metal? If so, then you'll want to check some of these bands out! They just might change your life.
Queensryche's split with original vocalist Geoff Tate was one of the most bizarre rock dramas in recent memory. Let's find out how it all went down and how it was resolved.
Raven's latest live recording, "Screaming Murder Death From Above: Live in Aalborg" was taped in Denmark in 2017. It's the NWOBHM legends' first release with new drummer Mike Heller
The first volume of the long running "Metal Massacre" compilation series features recordings by rookie metal acts like Malice, Black 'N Blue, and an unknown band called Metallica. (Whatever happened to them, anyway?)
In this article I will take you through the different stylistic trends and eras of visual kei in relation to Japanese metal music.