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Features 16 rock and metal bands who've never let their fans down

We asked you guys to tell us who you think the most consistent rock and metal bands on the planet are. Here’s what you had to say…

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 12 bands who succeeded by never selling out

Here are 12 bands who conquered the world by refusing to sacrifice what they believe in.

Features 14 iconic guest vocal spots in rock and metal

Here are 13 songs – and one whole EP – containing iconic guest vocal performances…

Features "One of the greatest albums you’ll hear this lifetime": Our original 2001 review of Tool’s Lateralus

On May 15, 2001, Tool followed up Ænima with an album that would re-write the metal rulebook once more…

Features "The beauty of not understanding it is letting it stay alive": The untold story of Tool's Lateralus at 20

It’s an album that, even 20 years on from its release, continues to captivate and confuse fans the world over. Two decades on from its release, Kerrang! and Tool bassist Justin Chancellor search for answers to the enigma that is Lateralus…

Features Under The Wing: How Tool embraced their vulnerability on 10,000 Days

Tool’s fourth album 10,000 Days saw the alt.metal titans bear their souls for all to see…

The News Tool's Maynard James Keenan gives COVID update: "Everything's grand"

Having contracted coronavirus twice over the past year, Maynard James Keenan says he’s not aware of any lingering effects” now.

Features How Stone Temple Pilots’ Purple put grunge out of its misery

Stone Temple Pilots’ Purple album killed the idea of true grunge’ and the world was better off for it

Features The 13 essential progressive metal albums you need to know

From Opeth to Mastodon to Tool, these are the progressive metal albums that everyone needs in their record collection…

The News St. Vincent initially wanted to make a heavy, Tool-inspired new album

St. Vincent – aka Annie Clark – tells fans we’ll get there, don’t worry” regarding a potential Tool-inspired future record.