Boris(Photo via Boris' MySpace page.)Was 2008 another renaissance year for metal? Well, yes -- but the point should be moot by now. Whether metal is "in" or "out" during any given year, the music has gone through a creative revitalization every year -- especially when you consider heavy music and a ... More >>
The year's highlights came from the Southern Hemisphere, the rage within, and the mouths of babes
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 >>
Gigantour honors the high art of the guitar solo.
Discovering Mastodon's North American metal heroics
Mr. Pretty Guitar ate his spinach. Now he will kick your ass.