Friday, August 23, 2019
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Slipknot masks transformation: 20 years of literal blood, sweat and tears

Twenty years ago, nine Iowans started a sickness with their self-titled debut that was unimaginably contagious. They fomented a revolution, took metal by the horns and crushed...
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20 heaviest metalcore breakdowns turning 10 in 2019

2009—a tremendous year of defining albums from big bands and soon-to-be game-changers in metalcore—seems like a lifetime ago. The Devil Wears Prada released their iconic third album,...

AP&R: Ominous nü metal, misophonia and psychedelic misadventures

You’re welcome: We’ve made finding new songs by rising bands easy. Each week, we’re gathering the best from the underground and offering it to you in one,...
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Top 8 videos capturing Britpunk beginnings in all its snarling glory

Britpunk was born out of a movement. However, England no more invented punk rock in 1976 than McDonald's invented the hamburger. Punk was an idea airborne worldwide...
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20 best alternative music videos of 2019 so far

We’re deep into 2019, and it’s already been a big year in music. From collaborations between some of our favorite artists to sick new tracks from well-known...
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14 bands who have performed under different names

Can you imagine Fall Out Boy going by any other name? Well, they did, and they certainly weren’t alone. Check out nine bands who have performed under...
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Top 15 zombie anthems that will have you rising from the dead

Zombies are everywhere. Pick up a comic book, turn on your Xbox, visit the cinema, browse the app store and there they are, cheerily determined to eat...
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Top 10 queercore-inspired bands leading the scene into the future

What began as an emphatic middle finger to the closed-mindedness of an ’80s world has blossomed into a full-blown movement. Queercore has quickly transcended its DIY punk...
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15 best Beebo moments with Panic! At The Disco and more

A year ago today, Panic! At The Disco introduced the world to Beebo, the glorious puppet sharing likeness with frontman Brendon Urie. He partied his way through...
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Top 20 rising metal bands you need to headbang to right now

Metal is a wide-reaching genre with countless incredible new bands popping up constantly. Whether it’s death metal, black metal, prog, doom, sludge or any other subcategory, it...