Metallica.comTime to Turn the Page? Metallica's James Hetfield New Music Express has reported that that Metallica's James Hetfield was hospitalized for "a stomach bug and dehydration," forcing a cancellation of a March 8 Stockholm show .This latest health-related incident parallels a similar incid ... More >>
You think you're metal? You, with your Wasteland-purchased Slayer shirt and ironic use of devil horns? Dude, you're not metal. Because if you're just gonna hit up DJ Rob Metal with requests off Reign in Blood, you might as well go back to Britney. Rob Metal knows his stuff. He knows the difference b ... More >>
By Phil FreemanIn a year worthy of your rage, metal delivered in spades. What with the economy circling the drain and Sarah Palin coming down from the tundra and then refusing to go back, 2008's been the kind of year that really makes you want to smash your head into walls or punch random strangers ... More >>
Death Magnetic (Warner Bros.)
United Abominations (Roadrunner)
The Aqua-Net hold of hair metal
Well, lots of things, actually
Oakland's Saviours shepherd hell-bent thrash into a new era
Presenting the 27-year career of Stone Vengeance, the most ass-kickin' metal band ever to come out of Bayview-Hunters Point
Could Early Man, a quartet from hip NYC signed to Matador Records, be the savior of real-deal metal?
Infiltrator gets booked on a Christian talk show
Hardcore metal and the shows that make it great
Mastodon's monstrous metal is just breaking the surface
This town has one of the most thriving metal scenes in the world. Local faves Ludicra offer tips on how to cash in on that action.
This year, blood-soaked extreme metal took its rightful place in the world of heavy music.
Forget Black Sabbath. Don't even mention The Darkness. Dirty Power will lead the hard rock revolution to come.
Older, wiser, and a little less drunk, Sammy Hagar and Van Halen trudge on
Ozzfest's success is a testament to the enduring popularity of the music
Black Box -- The Complete Original Black Sabbath 1970-1978
Once upon a time, S.F.'s Death Angel was poised to bring thrash metal to the mainstream. Then its bus crashed. Now the band is back to finish the job.
Rap-metal prodigy Schäffer the Darklord plays his swan song (as if you cared).
For rock that actually rocks, check out the brutal sounds of Sweden's Opeth
Week of February 5, 2003
Metallica gets intimate
With an unorthodox take on classic rock, The Bone has become the Bay Area's newest radio sensation
Bad music. Bad press. Bad hair. Sammy Hagar's heard the insults. But for the Bay Area's Red Rocker, the best revenge is living well.
Metallica and the San Francisco Symphony play the Berkeley Community Theater for two nights, and for what?
Behind his back, Kevin Dabbs' home-brew tape of his air drumming has drawn a growing cult in San Francisco
The fans hit the shit at Tim McQuaid's Fan Asylum
Bouncers vs. fans as Slayer pounds the Troc: A field log