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Watch Slayer Play Last-Ever Live Song, Share Emotional Farewell
Metal legends offered one last "Angel of Death" before bidding a fond farewell to their fans.
Slayer’s Farewell Tour Hits Its Last City: Photos, Set List
The legendary metal band plays the penultimate show on their farewell tour.
How Skid Row Fought ‘Tooth and Nail’ Before Recording ‘I Remember You’
They almost didn't record the song that made them too popular to take out their own trash.
Tool Turn Almost Every Rock Show Cliche Upside Down: Live Photos
Band's set steers away from expectations - with one notable exception.
Hear Ozzy Osbourne Duet With Post Malone on ‘Take What You Want’
Rocker goes toe-to-toe with one of hip-hop's most popular stars on the genre-blending track.
Guns N’ Roses’ Biggest Movie and Soundtrack Moments
Band's music has been making movies more exciting, scary and even more humorous for more than three decades.
35 Years Ago: How Iron Maiden Wrote ‘2 Minutes to Midnight’ in Just 20 Minutes
A quick burst of inspiration helped the band pen one of its most enduring songs in a hotel room.
AC/DC Magazine Ads Through the Years: 1975-2016
The band's not-so-secret marketing strategy: Put Angus Young front and center.
Gabrielle Crahan, Daughter of Slipknot’s Shawn Crahan, Dead at 22
Gabrielle Crahan, the youngest daughter of Slipknot percussionist Shawn "Clown" Crahan, has died of unknown causes at the age of 22.
The Best Song From Every Metallica Album
Choosing the top tracks by one of the most important bands in the history of heavy metal is a rather daunting task.
Rush to Release ‘A Farewell to Kings’ Graphic Novel
A 144-page graphic novel dedicated to the creation of band's 1977 album is due in September.
‘Holy S— This Is Heavy': When Motley Crue First Saw ‘The Dirt’
Director Jeff Tremaine was nervous about showing movie to the band, but viewing ended with hugs and misty eyes.