Nine albums, all released simultaneously – a mad folly, a moment of genius or a cynical slap in the face for music critics?
In which introspective, personal studies of human frailty and despair are turned into vacuously bouncy dancefloor bangers, metal misfires and saccharine pop show tunes.
Mentally unbalanced Christians demand a school principal is removed from her position because of ‘Satanic Imagery’.
The Swedish band’s irresistible collision of Satanic Metal and kitsch pop reaches the peak of perfection.
A collection of heavy metal LPs where the artwork failed to live up to the ambition of the band.
The rock singer’s spectacular moment of self-destruction during his very first show with his new band.
Why unknown singers joining famous rock bands are almost always doomed to fail.
The video for John Mikl Thor’s The Ultimate Alliance might be the most extraordinary thing you see this year.
Looking back at one of the pioneering moments in the Black Metal story.
A new live performance by The Residents headlines the anniversary night of the legendary counter-culture cable TV strand.
Plucked from the Devil’s clutches – garage rocker turned evangelist Sammy Hall and his 1976 visual masterpiece.
The way music is commodified and consumed has changed massively in the last twenty years – but is that for the better or the worse?