Recent Articles
  • 9 best metal music videos of all time

    9 best metal music videos of all time

    More than any genre of music, heavy metal realized the potential of the album cover as an artistic medium. Bands like Iron Maiden, Dio, and Megadeth turned their covers into canvases for stunning, and often macabre, artwork. When MTV came along and launched the music video into the mainstream, metal...
  • Watch Lil Uzi Vert join the mosh pit at a Lorna Shore concert

    Watch Lil Uzi Vert join the mosh pit at a Lorna Shore concert

    When you're a platinum-selling rapper touring all over the world, the last place that you'd probably wind up is a metalcore show on a Wednesday night. Well, that was the case with Lil Uzi Vert last night. The Philadelphia native was in his hometown to catch New Jersey band Lorna Shore rock the house...
  • GWAR and Hatebreed announce Gore, Core, Metal and More co-headlining fall tour

    GWAR and Hatebreed announce Gore, Core, Metal and More co-headlining fall tour

    This coming fall just got a lot louder, and a lot more intense. Two of America’s brashest and unapologetic metal bands are hitting the road together this summer as GWAR and Hatebreed will embark on a 17-date co-headlining tour starting in early October. As Consequence of Sound reports, the two bands...
  • Neurosis and Converge slay a sold out crowd in SF

    Neurosis and Converge slay a sold out crowd in SF

    Wednesday, July 11, In what was a must catch tour for any self-respecting metal-head, Bay Area-based Sludge masters Neurosis played with Hardcore icons from Salem, Mass. Converge. The East coast meets West coast, Stoner vs Mathcore pairing created an easily sold out show at the Great American Music...
  • Behemoth announce 2018 North American tour with At The Gates

    Behemoth announce 2018 North American tour with At The Gates

    Over the past year, Behemoth has been busy working on their upcoming 11th studio album, which is slated to be released this fall. If you didn't get to catch them on Slayer's recent farewell tour, the band will be headed back to North America for their own headlining tour. Announced today, the trek...
  • 5 things you didn't know about Metallica

    5 things you didn't know about Metallica

    Metallica is hitting the road this fall to bring their unique brand of rock to music fans nationwide, but before the concerts, discover more about the band. Below, we share a few things you might not know about the heavy metal mainstays, then we show you how to get your tickets to see Metallica live...
  • 5 things you didn't know about Ozzy Osbourne

    5 things you didn't know about Ozzy Osbourne

    Ozzy Osbourne is one of the biggest names in heavy metal, but how well do you know the Prince of Darkness? AXS has compiled five facts you may not know about the Grammy Award-winning artist and his empire, which stretches beyond just music. Discover more about Ozzy Osbourne below, then get your...
  • Generation Axe announce 2018 North American tour dates

    Generation Axe announce 2018 North American tour dates

    In 2016, three time Grammy winning guitarist Steve Vai brought together some of metal's finest guitarists for the supergroup Generation Axe. With several sold out performances all over North America and Asia, they're making their return to the region later this year. Revealed today, their 32 date...
  • Tribulation announces 2018 co-headlining tour with Pallbearer

    Tribulation announces 2018 co-headlining tour with Pallbearer

    Earlier this year, Swedish metal band Tribulation released their fourth studio album Down Below, which debuted at number four on the Heatseekers Albums chart. This fall, they're embarking on their first North American trek in support of the release, and they're not coming alone. Today, the band...
  • Brazilian metal group Angra headed to City National Grove this fall

    Brazilian metal group Angra headed to City National Grove this fall

    Brazilian heavy metal masters Angra are headed to North America this fall, including a stop in the Los Angeles area. The band will take the stage at the City National Grove of Anaheim on Saturday, September 29 with support from Romanian metal band Scarlet Aura. Tickets are on sale now. You can find...
  • Listen: Prophets of Rage share new single from upcoming album, ‘Heart Afire’

    Listen: Prophets of Rage share new single from upcoming album, ‘Heart Afire’

    The hard-hitting rap-meets-rock and roll supergroup known as Prophets of Rage reportedly have a new 13-song studio album coming out sometime in September. On Friday, the band shared one of the brand new tracks which is set to appear on the upcoming album with an adrenaline-pumping single titled...
  • Interview: Phil Campbell and the Motörhead legacy say cheers

    Interview: Phil Campbell and the Motörhead legacy say cheers

    The metal community took quite a hit to the collective gut - and heart - on Dec. 28, 2015 with the loss of Motörhead's iconic frontman, Lemmy Kilmister. But the legacy of Motörhead lives on with their music, and now even with a brand new beer. Brewed by Michigan's own Arcadia Brewing Company,...
  • Avenged Sevenfold heading to T-Mobile Arena with Prophets of Rage and Three Days Grace

    Avenged Sevenfold heading to T-Mobile Arena with Prophets of Rage and Three Days Grace

    Avenged Sevenfold is teaming up with Prophets of Rage and Three Days Grace for their "End of the World" tour this summer. With the bill stacked with these three heavy metal hitters, the shows will have a festival atmosphere.  The tour kicks off in Mansfield, MA on July 22 ahead of other Northeast...
  • Interview: Anthrax's Charlie Benante fighting 'til the end

    Interview: Anthrax's Charlie Benante fighting 'til the end

    Very few metal bands on the scene have the kind of fighting spirit that thrash metallers Anthrax has. Fighting, to keep a firm grasp on the reins at every level of success they've achieved as a band, and fighting - at least at one point in the groups' career - to even stay together as a band. And...
  • Black Label Society drop music video for 'Trampled Down Below'

    Black Label Society drop music video for 'Trampled Down Below'

    Since the start of the year, heavy metal band Black Label Society have been busy supporting their latest studio album Grimmest Hits. With a plethora of North American and U.K. dates under their belt, the group decided to share another visual from the record today. The music video was filmed during...
  • 5 must-see acts at Louder Than Life 2018 in Louisville, KY

    5 must-see acts at Louder Than Life 2018 in Louisville, KY

    Summer will have officially ended a week before the Louder Than Life festival takes place Sept. 28-30 at Champions Park in Louisville, Kentucky, but the three-day weekend is guaranteed to be hot, hot, hot thanks to an incredible festival lineup. Avenged Sevenfold, Nine Inch Nails and Godsmack will...
  • Carnifex frontman Scott Ian Lewis announces new graphic novel 'Death Dreamer'

    Carnifex frontman Scott Ian Lewis announces new graphic novel 'Death Dreamer'

    For 13 years, Scott Ian Lewis has witnessed trials and tribulations as the frontman for San Diego deathcore band Carnifex. With six studio albums under his belt, the singer decided to use his real life experience as a funeral director for a new venture. This summer, Lewis will release his debut...
  • Wintersun reveal 2018 fall North American tour with Ne Obliviscaris & Sarah Longfield

    Wintersun reveal 2018 fall North American tour with Ne Obliviscaris & Sarah Longfield

    It's been five years since Finnish metal band Wintersun touched down on North America, and fans have been waiting for their long awaited return. Fortunately, the band are slated to rock the country this fall in support of their recent album The Forest Seasons, which became the number one album in...
  • Slayer bringing farewell tour to The Bomb Factory in Dallas

    Slayer bringing farewell tour to The Bomb Factory in Dallas

    The Bomb Factory is home to some of the best heavy metal concerts to come through the state of Texas. However, on June 19, the music venue will be home to a concert that true metalheads will not want to miss. Slayer is in the middle of their farewell tour and this might be the last time the iconic...
  • Halestorm announce new album 'Vicious', release new song 'Uncomfortable'

    Halestorm announce new album 'Vicious', release new song 'Uncomfortable'

    Prior to their spring tour with In This Moment, Halestorm have been putting the finishing touches on their new studio album Vicious, which is slated to be released on July 27. Today, they decided to give fans their first taste of the 12 track release with their new single "Uncomfortable." The song...
Sponsor

Sign up for our weekly event guide email.

Be the first to know. Get personalized event announcements, updates, and reviews every week with the AXS.com event guide email.

Privacy Policy