Bands

Tired of the mainstream charade? Dive headfirst into the bands that have been tearing the metal scene apart, limb from limb.

The Sound of Calculated Chaos: Meshuggah and Djent

Before djent became a buzzword, there was Meshuggah. Their uncompromising vision, technical mastery, and willingness to shatter expectations cemented their place not just as originators, but as true revolutionaries of metal.

Repulsion: When Metal Got Mean, Grindcore Was Born

For years, their music was traded on worn-out tapes, whispered about in underground circles. Repulsion were the stuff of legend, their album “Horrified” a holy grail for those who craved the most extreme sounds imaginable.

Scott Ian's “No Life 'Til Leather” Moment

The moment the first chord of “No Life ‘Til Leather” hit, something in Scott Ian clicked. This wasn’t just music; it was a manifesto. A manifesto that spoke to him, urging Anthrax to rise, evolve, and conquer new musical heights.

Body Count's Rise from Casual Jamming to Lollapalooza Fame

What started as strumming guitars and beating drums for kicks in a garage, evolved into Body Count’s meteoric rise to fame. This group of high school friends, led by Ice-T and Ernie C, transformed their weekend hobby into a groundbreaking fusion of rap and metal.

Hardcore Streets: Agnostic Front and NYHC

Agnostic Front, rising from the gritty streets of Lower East Side, became the voice of a generation. Their relentless riffs and poignant lyrics crafted the soundtrack of New York Hardcore.

Tribal Metal: Sepultura's Brazilian Beat

In the heart of Brazil’s vibrant culture, Sepultura found their beat, fusing the raw energy of metal with the ancient rhythms of tribal music. Their journey was not just about sound; it was a rediscovery of roots, a bold dance between tradition and innovation.

High Voltage Reborn: Brian Johnson Joins AC/DC

Following the tragic loss of Bon Scott, AC/DC faced a crossroads that threatened the very essence of their hard-rock legacy. Amidst this uncertainty, a voice from the English working-class city of Newcastle emerged to redefine the future of one of the greatest rock bands in history.

Andreas Kisser's 1992 Audition for Metallica

In 1992, Andreas Kisser of Sepultura auditioned for Metallica, filling in for an injured James Hetfield. His remarkable performance, friendships formed, and the impact on his career highlight this unique moment.