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."
This article is a countdown of the 50 most important, successful, and influential Japanese metal bands of all time.
In 1988 the avant-garde black/thrash metal band Celtic Frost released "Cold Lake" - a bizarre attempt to jump on the glam-metal band wagon. The band probably wishes this one would stay forgotten!
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.
On 1993's "Edge of Thorns," progressive metal titans Savatage replaced longtime screamer Jon Oliva with new vocalist Zak Stevens. The result was one of the finest albums of their long career.
Released in 1986, "Master of the Metal" was the second album by Messiah Prophet, a Pennsylvania based Christian heavy metal band.
"Live in Overhausen" is the latest live release from thrash metal legends OVERKILL. The band performed two of their most pivotal albums—"Feel The Fire" and "Horrorscope"—live in their entirety at a very special show in Germany in 2016.
It may be hard to believe, but Metallica's now-legendary debut album, KILL'EM ALL, will be 35 years old in 2018. Here are some memories of the first time I heard this genre-defining album.
Dokken's "Erase the Slate" was the band's first studio album without guitar wizard George Lynch and was considered a return-to-form after the disastrous "Shadowlife."
"Visions" is the debut album by Carriage, a Virginia-based traditional heavy metal band inspired by Mercyful Fate, King Diamond, Savatage, Judas Priest, and Black Sabbath.
"Eternal Soldier" is the fourth full length release from science-fiction obsessed power metallers, Ancient Empire.
Billed as "Black Sabbath Featuring Tony Iommi," 1986's "Seventh Star" album is one of the most misunderstood records in the Sabbath catalog.
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.
Join me in exploring one of the best albums the melodeath genre has to offer. Influenced by Soilwork, but fused with its own elements, "The Isolation Game" is an original masterpiece of melody and aggression.
"Hangman's Revelations" is the fifth full length album by the Finnish melodic power metal band Masquerage, released by Stormspell Records in 2018.