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Exclusive: Rolling Stone senior writers discuss creating the “100 Greatest Metal Albums of All Time” list

Posted by on June 22, 2017

Let’s be honest, sometimes metal fans can be a bit snobbish. For instance, Rolling Stone could publish a list of the 100 top metal albums of all time that does a marvelous job showcasing the diversity of the genre (which they did), and fans can still find something to whine about. Yet many of those […]

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Metallica drummer Lars Ulrich reveals his 15 favorite hard rock and metal albums

Posted by on June 22, 2017

Metallica drummer Lars Ulrich’s next episode of his Apple Music Beats 1 radio show It’s Electric will be focused on fifteen of his favorite hard rock and metal albums of all time. Ulrich revealed his list to Rolling Stone and his choices will surprise you. It has a decent variety, ranging from Black Sabbath’s 1975 […]

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Let’s argue about ‘Rolling Stone’s Top 100 metal albums ever

Posted by on June 21, 2017

It’s not an enviable position to come up with a list of the 100 top metal albums of all time. There are so many different genres to consider. Bands that were considered “metal” back in the day sometimes barely qualify as rock these days. And the genre is 47 years old. However, Rolling Stone has made […]

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Mayhem reacts to ‘Lords of Chaos’ “ManUnkind” video

Posted by on February 17, 2017

While waiting for a release date on Jonas Åkerlund’s upcoming Lords of Chaos film based off of the controversial book about the early Norwegian black metal scene, it seems Mayhem would rather see this film disappear. The band are currently on the road playing their iconic album De Mysteriis Dom Sathanas. Tickets have been selling out, […]

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Metal makes appearances on year end lists

Posted by on December 1, 2015

There’s pretty much nothing as arbitrary as a mainstream music magazine or blog’s year-end list. As Rolling Stone, Spin, Pitchfork, Stereogum and more pick their year-end albums, they all coalesce into one list that defies genre. The tastes of many different writers battle it out for who can make what album or song seem more […]

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Rolling Stone’s Top 50 albums of 2014 has one metal album on it

Posted by on December 2, 2014

It’s not like Rolling Stone necessarily has their finger on the pulse of heavy music. In fact, they famously trashed the first albums by both Black Sabbath and Led Zeppelin. So it’s not all that surprising that even though 2014 was a banner year for metal that only one album that’s remotely heavy wound up […]

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KISS finally get ‘Rolling Stone’ cover

Posted by on March 25, 2014

It’s been 40 years since KISS released their self-titled album (and their sophomore album, Hotter Than Hell, which also came out in 1974). And while they’ve never been critical darlings, with their impending induction to the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame 15 years after they first became eligible, they’re finally making the cover of […]

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Meet the latest streaming service: Beats Music

Posted by on January 13, 2014

Until Saturday, all we knew about Beats Music is that Jimmy Iovine, Dr. Dre and Nine Inch Nails mastermind Trent Reznor were behind it, and that it was launching this year. In an article in the New York Times over the weekend, more details have surfaced. The “this year” is now next Tuesday, January 21, and […]

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KISS, Nirvana among Rock Hall of Fame inductees

Posted by on December 17, 2013

Looks like the audience vote winner was a harbinger of things to come for KISS, as they’ve been named among the inductees of the 29th annual Rock and Roll Hall of Fame. The New York band will be inducted 15 years after they first became eligible, and will join Nirvana, Hall and Oates, Peter Gabriel, […]

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KISS wins fan vote for Rock and Roll Hall Of Fame induction

Posted by on December 16, 2013

Last week, USA Today and Rolling Stone’s “fan ballot” voting poll for the 2014 Rock And Roll Hall Of Fame induction closed. And the fans have spoken: They want KISS in the Hall Of Fame. KISS topped the fan vote with 17.22% (239,417 votes), followed by Nirvana with 15.69% (218,155 votes), Deep Purple with 11.93% […]

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