Somewhere along the line, punk rock's amateurish enthusiasm became conflated with a dearth of talent. That's OK -- anything to keep the squares out -- but it's not entirely accurate. Indeed, it was hard paring this list down to just five. While you might complain that your favorite isn't on here, it ... More >>
Ryan Adams gets his metal on.Was it even real? A hoax? A dream? A deal with the devil? A testament to DIY record-selling?
Whatever actually happened, ORION apparently came and went, as Ryan Adams' website reports that stock of his "first fully-realized sci-fi metal concept album" is fresh ou ... More >>
By Phil Freeman
In a year worthy of your rage, metal delivered in spades. What with the economy circling the drain and Sarah Palin coming down from the tundra and then refusing to go back, 2008's been the kind of year that really makes you want to smash your head into walls or punch random stran ... More >>