heavy-metal

We’ll Never Forget Trapt’s Year-Long Meltdown

The metal band’s MAGA-brained frontman set a new high bar for getting mad online

Metal’s Pivot to Coffee Has Me Feeling Like a Caffeinated Freak on a Leash

Plenty of metal bands have released their own line of coffee beans. Do they live up to their creators’ legacies?

Mastodon’s Brann Dailor Wants the Change to Keep on Coming

The heavy metal drummer and co-vocalist has 1,000 photos of clouds on his phone. Having spent months off the road in lockdown, he’s had plenty of time to reflect — and to learn how to let things go

The Untold Story of Alien Ant Farm’s ‘Smooth Criminal’

Four Michael Jackson-loving rockers wanted to pay homage to the King of Pop without ending up as one-hit wonders. Half of their wish was granted.