It should have been obvious to us all for years. In 2007's "The Ocean", Against Me! vocalist, Tom Gabel sang "If I could've chosen, I would've been born a woman..." Most listeners at that time took it as a statement of solidarity with women from a vocalist who made a career out of being vocally poli ... More >>
Metallica performing with Glenn Danzig Friday night at the Fillmore.
Dec. 9 and 10, 2011
Better than: Turning 30 alone, we're assuming.
The birthday party for the biggest metal band in the world came to its finale this weekend with classic songs and surp ... More >>
We feel your pain. We know what's going on. Christmas is bearing down on all of us, and gift-purchasing season is kicking our asses this week. It's the same every year: It creeps up like a post-Thanksgiving death knell, and if we don't submit, our entire family and most of our social circle will de ... More >>
Devilish: Heaven & HellWith the possible exception of Judas Priest's Rob Halford, Ronnie James Dio is probably the greatest heavy metal singer of all time. Dio's a bit of an anomaly to metal's usual Satanic shtick--he's an Italian-American Roman Catholic--though that hasn't stopped him from r ... 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 >>