H.R. Giger: A Look at 11 Album Covers by the Swiss Surrealist Mastermind
With the sad news of H.R. Giger passing away, we're resurfacing this feature (originally published on October 9, 2011) to pay tribute to this legendary artist.
Cathedral’s Lee Dorrian on the Band Ending, How Their Former Label Tried to Make Them the Next Black Crowes
Cathedral is dead. Long live Cathedral. What started 21 years ago when then-former Napalm Death vocalist Lee Dorrian plumbed the depths of the then unhip doom metal underground has finally come to its end. Cathedral's final eulogy will be spoken later this month with the release of their final album, 'The Last Spire.'
Iwrestledabearonce: Exclusive Studio Report From Guitarist Steven Bradley
"Tour years are sorta like dog years," says Iwrestledabearonce guitarist Steven Bradley. "One year being on tour is like seven years of normal life in terms of wear and tear and the body and soul and such. I'm 27 now but in tour years it's more like 75 or 113! I figure I'll be in a wheelchair pretty soon."
‘Lords of Salem': Rob Zombie Says Going Back Home Inspired His New Film
Today, horror fiends will be flocking to their local cinemas to catch a screening of Rob Zombie's latest frightmare, Lords of Salem. Starring Rob's beautiful wife, Sheri Moon Zombie, Lords of Salem tells the tale of Heidi, a radio station DJ living in Salem, Massachusetts, who receives a strange wooden box containing a record, a "gift from the Lords...
10 Heavy Metal Albums You Need to Check Out This Spring
Spring is upon us and its gearing up to be banner year for all things hard, driving and metallic. Already, the Mayhem Festival tour is shaping up to be bigger and better than ever, Iron Maiden is set to clobber North American shores and Metallica themselves are even threatening to head into the studio...
Rob Zombie on ‘Lords of Salem,’ His Future Film Projects + Why He Won’t See the ‘Evil Dead’ Remake
Anno 2013. No rest for the wicked, weary or one Rob Zombie. In the space of a mere few days, the Zombie shadow will be once more cast upon the land: in the form of a new Rob Zombie album, Venomous Rat Regeneration Vendor (due April 23) but more profoundly with the unveiling of his long awaited new film, Lords of Salem (April 19)...
10 Bands That Should Have Been Huge, Part 2
After we posted a list of ten bands that should have been phenoms rather than footnotes, up came the cry of "What about Handsome? What about Dragpipe?" from none other than editor Carlos Ramirez. Oh s---! Forgot 'em.
Killswitch Engage Vocalist Jesse Leach on Almost Missing Out on the Job Again, Singing Howard Jones’ Songs
When frontman Jesse Leach reemerged to rejoin Killswitch Engage in 2012, it was a major turning point for the Western Mass. band. Not only was it a seismic shift from the soaring vocals of Howard Jones (who parted ways with KsE earlier that year)...
Rob Caggiano Opens Up About Anthrax Split, Joining Volbeat + His Proudest Moments (EXCLUSIVE INTERVIEW)
Since vacating his spot as lead guitarist in Anthrax on January 4th, Rob Caggiano's stock-in-metal has only gone up. The New York-bred guitarist, who has also made a name for himself behind the boards, producing records for the likes of Cradle of Filth, A Life Once Lost, singer-songwriter Jesse Malin, themselves, hit the metal world's collective radar when he headed to Denmark shortly after leavin
Andrew Stockdale Goes Solo: Wolfmother Mastermind on His New Album, Future Plans (EXCLUSIVE)
5Bam Wolfmother is dead. Long live Wolfmother. Well, maybe. One thing is certain; the recordings that the Australian band began in 2011 as the third Wolfmother album are now coming out as a solo effort from guitarist, vocalist and main man, Andrew Stockdale. In recent weeks, Stockdale himself tweeted: "I'm putting this record out as Andrew Stockdale.... it's a different trip now and I need to