Amy Sciarretto has scribbled for Kerrang! Spin, Revolver, Alternative Press, Noisecreep, Spinner, ARTISTdirect and Teen People, to name a few, as well as Taste of Country, GuySpeed and more. Google her and you'll see she's an expert on rock, metal, pop, movies and lip gloss. She's also Roadrunner's publicist, an author, a green tea drinker, a Jer-Z native (born in South Jersey, currently residing in North Jersey), a Philly sports fan and a bulldog owner.
See What Kurt Cobain + Other Late Rockers Would Look Like Had They Lived
Ever wonder what some of your favorite late rock stars, like Nirvana frontman Kurt Cobain, would look like today, had they lived? Well, execs at Sachs Media had that same curiosity, and the company commissioned a series of CGI portraits of several beloved, dead rock stars, with their features aged to show us what they would look like if they were still with us.
10 Most Underrated Pantera Songs
When you boast a catalog as loud, as loved and as packed with grooves as Pantera has, it's an embarrassment of riches. The band's body of work is impressive and they've carved out their own volume in the history of heavy metal, with each album serving as its own groove-packed chapter. Any Pantera fan worth his or her salt will rattle off tracks like 'Walk,' 'Mouth for War' and 'Domination' as their all-time favorites. The band's propensity for writing anthems that diehards and casual fans love creates a unique problem: a wealth of underrated tunes.
10 Intriguing Facts About Red Hot Chili Peppers’ Anthony Kiedis
Red Hot Chili Peppers frontman Anthony Kiedis has had quite a life. From his humble beginnings as a child actor through his career singing for one of the most game changing bands in rock music, the singer has seen and done it all. He's battled drug addiction, popularized tribal tattoos, dated a string of gorgeous models and actresses, loved the L.A. Lakers and helped define alt rock and all in just 50-plus years of age.
10 Most Underrated Deftones Songs
With seven albums in their repertoire, Sacto metal superstars Deftones have a wealth of songs under their belts. They have radio hits that expanded their fanbase; soundtrack cuts that have earned a cult-like status among the diehards who savor them; and plenty of supercharged ragers that completely come to life and jump out at you in the live realm.
10 Best Papa Roach Videos
Papa Roach have been making a racket for the past 15 years. Their music is explosive and their visuals are chaotic, due in large part to the push and pull posturing of singer Jacoby Shaddix. You're never quite sure when his fuse is going to blow, but it usually always does at some point.
10 Scariest Heavy Metal Videos
Scary is a subjective term. It means different things to different people and different elements of art and life cause varying levels of terror in different individuals. In honor of the Halloween season, which is closely aligned with the heavy metal genre, we've corralled the 10 Scariest Heavy Metal videos, all of which cause the baby fine hairs on the back of your neck to stand on end or cause you to cover your eyes in their own unique way.
10 Best Korn Videos
Korn videos aren't just videos. They are short films and events. The Bakersfield band has had a video retired on TRL; won a Grammy and a VMA for one of their clips; and they always employ high profile directors, ranging from Hollywood hero McG to fellow rocker Fred Durst of Limp Bizkit fame to comic book author and artist Todd McFarlane.
10 Best Pantera Lyrics
Pantera are know for their anthemic lyrics, which beg fans to sing (or scream) along while pumping their firsts in the air or banging their heads until they do neck muscle damage. Frontman Philip Anselmo delivered his words in a militaristic, drill sergeant-like bark that demanded you listen and commanded your attention. But it wasn't all chest-beating bravado. Not even close.
10 Best Slipknot Videos
Slipknot are one of the most visual bands in metal, in terms of their look, their image and their overall presentation. So it would be uncivilized for the masked Iowa marauders to incorporate anything less than striking, over-the-top aesthetics in their videos.
10 Best Avenged Sevenfold Videos
Avenged Sevenfold effectively use the video medium to their advantage and their benefit. Their videos often help advance the stories in their songs, which are filled with rich and vivid lyrical imagery.