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10 Times Popular Musicians Tried Out Completely Unexpected Genres

No one saw these tracks coming.
By Sam Summers

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

10 Famous Songs That Were Somehow Recorded In A Single Take

This opportunity only comes once in a lifetime.
By Brian Wilson

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

10 New Bands That Prove Rock Isn't Dead

Proof, as if it were needed.
By Steven Hooke

10 Best Hard Rock & Heavy Metal Live Bands Of 2017

“As we perform here, upon the stage…”
By Matt Mills

50 Best Hard Rock & Heavy Metal Albums Of 2017

A massive metal list for a massive metal year.
By Matt Mills

10 Weirdest Wrestling Cameos In Music Videos

Ever wanted to see AJ Styles as a plumber or Captain Lou as a woman? Neither did we.
By Martyn Grant

10 Most Anticipated Metal Albums Of 2018

Possessed, Machine Head, Judas Priest… can the New Year hurry up, please?
By Matt Mills

Trivium: Ranking All 8 Albums From Worst To Best

Can The Sin and The Sentence take the top spot?
By Scott Tailford

8 Iron Maiden Songs That Are Far Better Live

Scream for me, WhatCulture.
By Scott Banner

Trivium: The Sin And The Sentence Review - The Next Great Download Headliner

17 years has resulted in an immaculate metal record. One for the ages.
By Scott Tailford

10 Greatest Hard Rock Debut Albums

Because everyone's got to start somewhere.
By Liam Power