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9 Songs So Good You Didn't Know They Were Covers

The originals aren't always the best.
By Jacob Trowbridge

8 Musicians Who Sound NOTHING Like They Did When They Started

Transitioning from spacey prog rock to pop-centric disco? Sure, why not.
By Jacob Trowbridge

20 Best Hard Rock & Heavy Metal Albums Of 2018 (So Far)

The extreme juggernauts that have defined the early months of 2018.
By Matt Mills
+ Gaming

10 Hip-Hop Songs That Reference Popular Video Games

SEGA, Nintendo, Sony PlayStations: you'll find them all hidden among hip-hop's finest tracks.
By Bryan Langley

10 Bands That Just Need To Stop

They gave us joy and warmth in our hearts. Once. A really long time ago...
By Steven Hooke

10 Hard Rock & Heavy Metal Bands That WILL Headline Download Festival

It's only a matter of time.
By Scott Tailford

7 Musicians Who Predicted Their Own Death In Lyrics

These lyrics get personal. Really, really, spookily personal...
By Jacob Trowbridge

10 Famous Albums That Left The Best Song On The Cutting Room Floor

These are some A-plus B-sides.
By Jacob Trowbridge

10 Best Metal Bands Of The Last 10 Years

Who are our future festival headliners?
By Matt Mills

10 Times Popular Musicians Tried Out Completely Unexpected Genres

No one saw these tracks coming.
By Sam Summers

Ranking All 9 Foo Fighters Studio Albums From Worst To Best

Two decades and nine albums for one of the biggest bands on the planet - which is best?
By Reece Shrewsbury

10 Cover Songs Much Better Than The Original

Just because it's first, doesn't always mean it's best.
By Jacob Trowbridge

Ranking 10 Greatest Albums Made Out Of Contractual Obligation

Arms were twisted, musicians were coerced, and magic was made.
By Jacob Trowbridge
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Metallica's James Hetfield Just Joined Zac Efron's Ted Bundy Movie

Rock god turns to acting.
By Simon Gallagher

10 Amazing Metal Bands That Totally Defy Genre

Celebrating heavy music’s most eclectic and unpredictable artists.
By Matt Mills

9 Famous Songs That Are Actually Responses To Other Famous Songs

A melodic middle finger hidden in plain sight.
By Jacob Trowbridge

10 Bold Predictions For Heavy Metal In 2018

What are the chances of that System of a Down album actually coming?
By Matt Mills

10 Metal Bands That Have Never Made A Bad Album

Celebrating the heavy artists that have brought us nothing but gems.
By Matt Mills

20 Punk Rock Albums You Must Hear Before You Die

Hey! Ho! Let's go!
By Noah Dominguez

10 Notable Artists With Incomplete Catalogs On Spotify

The service might have almost everything, but it's missing some true greats.
By Darren Paltrowitz

10 Best Thrash Metal Albums Of The 21st Century

Celebrating a decade since speed metal’s massive comeback.
By Matt Mills

10 Hidden Details You Never Noticed In Metallica Tracks

Some of the things you didn't notice in the back-catalogue of metal's biggest band.
By Matt Mills

10 Greatest Black Metal Albums Of The 21st Century

January is going to be a massive black metal month, so let’s revisit the genre’s recent best.…
By Matt Mills

Red Hot Chili Peppers: Ranking Their Albums From Worst To Best

Over 80 million records sold around the world and a catalogue of chart-topping hits don't lie.
By Matthew Lowry

10 Biggest Unsolved Mysteries In Music

From music videos to murder...
By Brian Wilson

10 One-Hit Wonders That Defined The Early 2000s

You know damn well you liked Butterfly when it first came out.
By Jacob Trowbridge

6 Popular Songs With Meanings Nobody Knows

No coherent meaning, no problem.
By Samantha Spencer

10 Bizarre Attempts At "Sexy" Album Covers From The 2000s

And just like that, everyone's libido shriveled up and died...
By Jacob Trowbridge

10 Most Controversial Album Covers Of All Time

Cast your eyes and try not to be offended.
By Dan Owens

10 Best Hard Rock & Heavy Metal EPs Of 2017

The heaviest of metal in the smallest of packages.
By Matt Mills