In 2010, the metal world honored the memory of Ronnie James Dio in the coolest possible way: by making it the best year for new music the genre saw in a very long time.
The new album by New Jersey glam metal outfit Trixter is a reminder that, for all of metal's self-seriousness and bleakness, it can be a tremendously fun genre when it remembers to smile.
For a moment, Anathema looked like they would close out the 2015 Roadburn Festival on a completely flat note. Then they pulled off a comeback for the ages.
Both the underrated '80s drama River's Edge and the recently released Metalhead reflect on the importance of metal to the existential struggles of adolescence.
While the Grammys may have gotten metal absolutely wrong again, a new album by the Swedish outfit Marduk and a noteworthy tenth anniversary remind us that not all is wrong with the metal world.