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Top Rock + Metal Albums of 2013
In a culture where songs and downloads have somewhat downgraded the importance of full albums, there are still many acts who value the album format and put their all into providing a full listening experience. In 2013, there were several beloved acts who truly came into their own while a number of v…
10 Best Black Friday Songs
As people start defrosting their turkeys in preparation for Thanksgiving, they are also planning for the shopping bacchanal known as "Black Friday," where hordes of shoppers descend onto outlet malls and discount shopping centers to sate their lust for the best deals on electronics and hou…
10 Best Black Sabbath Lyrics
With well over a dozen albums in their catalog, there are lots of quotable and tattoo-worthy Black Sabbath lyrics. There are innumerable repeatable and relatable phrases. So for our list of the 10 Best Black Sabbath Lyrics, we picked our personal favorites. Don't worry, you can sound off about …
10 Best Australian Hard Rock Bands
The land down under can be tough to wrap your head around. It’s a continent, a country and an island. In terms of land mass, it’s close in size to the continental USA. Still, its population is less than that of Texas. The citizens drink big beers, use strange slang words, and eat somet…
10 Most Underrated Nine Inch Nails Songs
Nine Inch Nails have released 12 studio albums to date, as well as numerous tracks for compilations and soundtracks. Band founder Trent Reznor has received high accolades from critics and fans alike, including a ton of nominations for major music awards. Reznor's even taken home a few of those,…
10 Best Green Day Videos
Green Day have become one of the video eras major stars, unveiling a number of top notch clips over the years that alongside their music helped establish them as big time stars in the music industry. The band has used the video platform to truly enhance their music, whether it be delivering a somber…
10 Best AFI Videos
AFI may have started out as a hardcore band, but the group's sound has evolved over the years to where they've become one of the more popular bands in rock. And though change is inevitable, the group has maintained a dedication for finding the beauty in the dark side of things that has tra…
10 Best Five Finger Death Punch Videos
The continued appeal of Five Finger Death Punch, upon first listen, is their guitar heavy riffs and the cagey, relentless assault of Ivan Moody vocals. But the outfit can do much more than straight ahead metal, as they approach their music with a stunning sense of craftsmanship, humor and lack of va…
10 Best Music Videos of 2013
While there may be fewer outlets for music videos, that hasn't stopped bands from using the promotional format to attract fans to their music. This year we saw some of hard rock and metal's top acts and newcomers use the platform to entertain, to inform, to generate a laugh or to horrify u…
10 Best Drinking Songs
Rock bands and liquor have historically gone hand in hand, so it’s no surprise to find a wide array of songs both inspired by and written about drinking. Whether it’s a party track designed to get fans raising their glasses, or a somewhat sobering look at the way alcohol can cause prob…

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