In 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 in the face. G ... More >>
Heartagrams and heavy living with H.I.M.'s Ville Valo
In 2005, longhairs got more progressive than ever
Guitar Hero cranks rhythm-gaming up to 11.
With City of Life, Avenged Sevenfold embraces its indoor voice
Tuesday; October 25; Pop's (1403 Mississippi Avenue, Sauget, Illinois)
Record-store shuffling send metal fans scrambling
This year, blood-soaked extreme metal took its rightful place in the world of heavy music.
A local musician speaks out on the tragic death of Dimebag Darrell
Thursday, December 9; Pop's
We tell Metallica how to get its act together, tour the state with LL Cool J and listen to Wilco
Saturday, August 28; Pop's
Slayer reigns in blood but still makes time for the kids
We explore campaign theme songs, examine the death of Lollapalooza and get down verbally with Paul Oakenfold
A brave soul brings Iowa hardcore into his life
Soundtrack to the Apocalypse (American)
Friday, October 17; Pop's
Sunday, October 12; the Pageant
Metallica returns with the most anticipated metal album in ages
When the concert season cools down, try warming up with the latest rock and metal DVDs
Pyramids, death metal and a roadie with the mummy's curse? Meet Nile.
Tribute band Battery gets the ultimate thumbs-up from its inspiration
Monday, August 19; UMB Bank Pavilion
At Ozzfest's second stage, sweltering morning sets are part of the routine
Tuesday, April 16; Pop's
Wednesday, March 6; Pop's
Wednesday, Nov. 28; Pageant
God Hates Us All (American)
Box Set (E-Magine)
Zakk Wylde's Black Label Society bring their alcohol-fueled brewtality to Ozzfest
Friday, April 13; Pop's.
Thursday, Feb. 15; St Charles Family Arena.
Ozzfest 2000 rolls out the red carpet for Queens of the Stone Age