Korn – The Serenity of Suffering

Few bands out there can lay claim to influencing the creation of an entire musical movement. Meshuggah’s a relatively recent candidate with the explosion of the djent genre that formed in their wake, and despite what you think of the copycats that followed, you can’t necessarily blame them for it; they’re a band that did something different and naturally, others took notice. Korn are in the same boat; their 1993 self titled debut is a celebrated classic, and despite some missteps and the continued teenage angst from an aging band, they should not be thought of in a negative light because of the legions of terrible acts that followed.

Various Artists – This is Your Life

Ronnie James Dio. Roll that name off your tongue, for it holds the stuff of legends. Dio is undoubtedly one of the most important figures in the development of metal and heavy rock. From his time in Rainbow through his Black Sabbath years, Dio was one of the most prolific rock artists to…

Periphery’s Spencer Sotelo is a Heretic

Photo via Sahisnu Photography I have no idea why, but Periphery singer Spencer Sotelo has gathered with a few friends to cover Slipknot’s classic ‘The Heretic Anthem’. Alright people…. As promised, I give you THE HERETIC ANTHEM. Taylor Larson on guitars, Will Donnelly on bass, Misha Mansoor and Matt Hellporn…

Man, The Brits In This First Oxford University Lecture From Corey Taylor Sound Hilarious And Also A Little Patronising

I promise you, we don’t all sound as ridiculously posh as the woman interviewing Slipknot/Stone Sour frontman Corey Taylor at the beginning of this first episode of his series of Oxford University lectures webs series. Okay, maybe we are a little bit, but he is in Oxford, so take from…