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Category: essential metal albums

IRON MAIDEN Announce New 2015 Album and Tour

With the prognosis Bruce Dickinson’s fight with cancer pointing to recovery, U.K. legends Iron Maiden have confirmed the recent rumors about a new studio release by announcing the new album […]

JEFF HANNEMAN (SLAYER) DIES AT 49.

Jeff Hanneman, one of the founding guitarists of the pioneering thrash metal band Slayer, died today in Southern California of liver failure. He was 49. Hanneman had been on hiatus from […]

ANTHRAX GUITARIST LEAVES BAND

ANTHRAX GUITARIST LEAVES BAND Guitarist Rob Caggiano has officially announced his departure from thrash legends Anthrax after 12 years and two studio albums. The news may come as a bit […]

ALICE IN CHAINS “DIRT,” TURNS 20 TODAY.

  It was Sept. 29, 1992 when Alice in Chains released their sophomore set, ‘Dirt,’ a brooding masterpiece that would stand as one of the ’90s best works. Having made inroads with […]