Hardcore trailblazers, longform doom and genre-bending savagery: the year in heavy
Rhythm guitarist's grasp of the swing at the heart of the hard-rock masters' sound powered the group for four legendary decades
From Blink-182 to the Buzzcocks, we count down the best of punk's most lovable, lovelorn offshoot
From a Freddie Mercury–Sid Vicious studio run-in to how Brian May made those stomps and claps on "We Will Rock You" sound so huge
Billie Joe Armstrong and director Corbett Redford reflect on the tight-knit scene chronicled in new film 'Turn It Around'
From serial killers to slackers, 'Fight Club' to 'Pulp Fiction' – the best comedies, dramas, thrillers and killer horror flicks of the 1990s
The most enticing road shows and residencies that nearly happened, from Guns N' Roses and N.W.A to Lady Gaga and Kanye West
The most headbangable records ever, from Metallica's Black Album to Black Sabbath's 'Paranoid'
How Dave Grohl's divorce, interband tension and a "Sonic Youth rip-off" played into group's hit 1997 LP
What "Purple Haze" was really about, why Mitch Mitchell almost got sacked and other lore related to the guitar god's landmark debut LP
Follow the late frontman from his high-school cover-band days to his grunge-era glory years
Bassist talks "no-pressure" collaboration with AFI's Davey Havok, band's Eighties-inspired debut and what the future holds for No Doubt
In honor of its 40th anniversary, we celebrate the greatest hockey movie of all time – and one the best "malaise days" Seventies films ever
Vintage thrashers, modern mathletes and more: The year in heavy
Singer Davey Havok talks upcoming LP, band's longevity, desire to "bring a little discomfort to the viewer" with latest clip