30 Years Ago: The Jesus and Mary Chain Switch Gears on ‘Darklands’
After the swirling feedback of their debut, the Jesus and Mary Chain focused on lyrics and melodies on 1987's 'Darklands.'
25 Years Ago: Ice-T Decides to Pull ‘Cop Killer’ From Body Count’s Controversial Debut
In the wake of the L.A. riots, a battle over freedom of speech was waged over "Cop Killer," a song from Ice-T's metal band Body Count.
25 Years Ago: Kyuss Release a Modern Rock Classic With ‘Blues for the Red Sun’
Kyuss took the underground metal world by surprise with their second effort, 1992's 'Blues for the Red Sun.'
15 Years Ago: Jerry Cantrell Tries to Leave Alice in Chains Behind on ‘Degradation Trip’
Jerry Cantrell looked to step out of the large, looming shadow of Alice in Chains with his second solo album, 'Degradation Trip,' which came out in 2002.
25 Years Ago: Soundgarden Reissue ‘Badmotorfinger’ With the EP ‘SOMMS’
To push the record to platinum status, Soundgarden’s label re-released Badmotorfinger with Satanoscillatemymetallicsonatas – or SOMMS – on June 23, 1992.
Joseph Arthur Remembers ‘Redemption’s Son’ on Its 15th Anniversary: Exclusive Interview
Much like the career of multi-talented singer/songwriter Joseph Arthur, his album 'Redemption's Son,' went down several roads before people caught on to it.
20 Years Ago: Marilyn Manson Sues to Perform at Ozzfest
Marilyn Manson was slated to join Ozzfest '97 at Giants Stadium, but the reps for the venue canceled the date, leading the shock rocker to go to court to play.
30 Years Ago: Suicidal Tendencies Move Toward Metal With ‘Join the Army’
Suicidal Tendencies were accused of abandoning hardcore punk on their second album.
25 Years Ago: Faith No More Confounds and Thrills With ‘Angel Dust’
After the success of 'The Real Thing,' anticipation was understandably great for Faith No More's 'Angel Dust,' which came out June 8, 1992.
Tool Play Boston Calling: Photos, Set List, Review
The prog-metal act owned the night as this three-day event concluded.