On 1997's "Shadowlife," '80s rockers Dokken tried adapting to the '90s rock sound. It didn't go over well at the time, but how does it sound years later?
Female vocalists continue to excel in the heavy metal genre. Their broad vocal ranges mesmerize audiences around the globe. This article showcases the very best female heavy metal singers of all time.
"Haunted Symphony" is the debut EP by Timeless Haunt, a spooky theatrical metal band from the Eastern U.S.
"Queen of the Hill" is the second full length release from Kairos, a traditional heavy metal band from Gothenburg, Sweden.
Japan's metal scene only truly began to pick up steam after Loudness' debut in 1981. This article discusses 10 instances of Japanese bands playing heavy metal, or styles very close to it, in 1980 or earlier.
Recorded in 1975, "On Parole" was supposed to be Motörhead's debut album, but it wasn't released till four years later.
1990 was a pretty good year for hard rock and heavy metal. Here are just some of the albums that are celebrating their 30th anniversary in 2020.
A gallery of some of the most classically bad, painful to the eyes album covers in Heavy Metal history.
This article is a countdown of the 50 most important, successful, and influential Japanese metal bands of all time.
Heavy Metal Music can serve as a powerful voice about the dangers of environmental destruction. This piece makes the argument that heavy metal has a lot to say on the subject. The song, "Mammals in Babylon" by Cattle Decapitation is Deconstructed.
"Sgt. Hetfield's Motorbreath Pub Band" is the debut album from metal mash-up maestros Beatallica, released in 2007.
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.
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.
Canadian thrashers Piledriver released two albums in the mid '80s and then disappeared. Here's a look back at the mysterious band's cult classic debut, 1985's "Metal Inquisition."
Metallica's now-legendary debut album, KILL'EM ALL, was released in 1983. Here are some memories of the first time I heard this genre-defining album.