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Features 10 bands who wouldn’t be here without System Of A Down

From political fury to quacky’ nu-metal elements, System Of A Down were a huge gateway band for these 10 artists…

The News Robert Fripp and Toyah Willcox cover System Of A Down classic Chop Suey!

This really is a belter…” Watch Robert Fripp, Toyah Willcox and guitarist Sidney Jake tackle System Of A Down’s classic Toxicity single Chop Suey! – complete with props.

Features The 50 best albums from 2001

From Slipknot and Sum 41 to Tool and Tenacious D, we rank the greatest albums from the year 2001

Features System Of A Down: Every album ranked from worst to best

System Of A Down’s bizarro-world legacy organised in order of greatness…

Features “We got so sick of bands playing it safe the whole time”: The story of Linkin Park’s The Hunting Party

Just when you think you’ve got them figured out, another curveball: Linkin Park returned to riff-focused heaviness inspired by reflections on their past – and the help of a few famous friends, too – on The Hunting Party…

The News Updated: A round-up of all tours and events affected by coronavirus in 2021

Stay up-to-date on all cancelled and rescheduled tours, festivals and events this year.

Features 10 rock and metal albums recorded in haunted places

Because we all love a good spooky story, here are 10 rock and metal albums that were recorded in haunted places…

Features 10 bands from the ’90s who have kept their original line-up together

Surprisingly few have managed it, but here are the bands who have maintained the same line-up since first forming in the 1990s…

Reviews Album review: Various Artists – The Problem Of Leisure: A Celebration Of Andy Gill And Gang Of Four

Serj Tankian, IDLES, some Chili Peppers and more pay tribute to the genius of Gang Of Four, with surprising results…

Features A love letter to nu-metal beards

From Mudvayne to Static‑X to Korn to Disturbed, we explore the curious facial topiary that dominated a genre.

Features How Ozzfest ’99 ushered in a new generation of metal

As Black Sabbath planned to bow out at Ozzfest 99, nine freaks from Des Moines, Iowa perfectly set the stage for metal’s formidably chaotic and phenomenally exciting next chapter…

Reviews EP review: Serj Tankian – Elasticity

Serj Tankian delivers songs from the best System Of A Down album that never happened.