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?
Radio.com Minimation: Ozzy Osbourne on Why They Named the Band 'Black Sabbath'The question that birthed a genre: "Don't you think it's strange that people pay money to go and get scared to death at horror movies?"
New Music To Know: Unlocking The Truth Bring Metal to the Junior High School SetEven in New York City, where people have seen it all, a trio of African-American pre-teens playing brutal heavy metal commands attention. Unlocking the Truth represent the future of metal, even if they aren't old enough to attend their own shows.
Rob Halford Talks Judas Priest's Future, 2wo, and Three Tremors
Book Report: 'The Merciless Book of Metal Lists' 'The Merciless Book of Metal Lists' gets into a crucial part of the heavy metal culture, namely, arguing about who is great, who sucks, and who is a poser.
Book Report: 'Nothin' To Lose: The Making of KISS 1972-1975'Nothin' To Lose takes you back to a time before KISS was a cultural institution, before anyone cared what Gene (and his partner-in-crime for decades, Paul Stanley) had to say
Book Report: 'Louder Than Hell: The Definitive Oral History Of Metal' Whether you're just passing by the history of metal or you have been ingrained in it for years, you must read Louder Than Hell, an extensive, nearly-700 page record of the genre.
Interview: 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.
Radio.com Inside Out: Metalheads Talking MetalFor latest Radio.com Inside Out mini-documentary, we sat down with some of the icons of the last few decades of heavy metal and hard rock to talk about the culture, why it's so enduring, and how it has changed. Watch the video.
Interview: Jason Newsted On His 'Humbling' New Start, Singing and Pat Tillman After decades playing bass in for Flotsam & Jetsam, Voivod, Ozzy Osbourne and, of course, Metallica, Jason Newsted is now leading his own balls-to-the-wall metal band as a bassist/frontman, Lemmy style.
Black Sabbath Brings Lots Of Love - And Some Brutal Riffs - To New Jersey During '13' TourHow was Tony Iommi's playing? How did Ozzy sound? And did the band suffer at all from not having original drummer Bill Ward with them on this tour?
Mayhem Fest 2013 Brings Metal, Veteran's Causes To The Masses Since its inception in 2008, Mayhem Festival has become America's premiere summer event for mainstream metal. Here's why it's different.