Tag Archives: Rolling Stone

Rolling Stone reveal their “10 Best Metal Albums of 2019” list

Posted by on December 11, 2019

While Metal Insider are currently working on our year-end lists, we’ve seen quite a few from Decibel Magazine and Revolver sharing their best albums of 2019. Rolling Stone have now revealed their favorites and the choices may surprise you, especially seeing the lack of Tool.  Check out the list below and read the full explanations […]

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Rolling Stone launches daily music charts

Posted by on July 3, 2019

Rolling Stone magazine has launched five daily interactive charts yesterday (2nd), which consists of Rolling Stone 100 Songs, The Rolling Stone Top 200 Albums, The Rolling Stone Artists 500, The Rolling Stone Trending 25, and The Rolling Stone Breakthrough 25.  While the original launch date was set for May 13th, Billboard has reported the release […]

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Exclusive: Rolling Stone senior writers discuss creating the “100 Greatest Metal Albums of All Time” list

Posted by on June 22, 2017

Let’s be honest, sometimes metal fans can be a bit snobbish. For instance, Rolling Stone could publish a list of the 100 top metal albums of all time that does a marvelous job showcasing the diversity of the genre (which they did), and fans can still find something to whine about. Yet many of those […]

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Metallica drummer Lars Ulrich reveals his 15 favorite hard rock and metal albums

Posted by on June 22, 2017

Metallica drummer Lars Ulrich’s next episode of his Apple Music Beats 1 radio show It’s Electric will be focused on fifteen of his favorite hard rock and metal albums of all time. Ulrich revealed his list to Rolling Stone and his choices will surprise you. It has a decent variety, ranging from Black Sabbath’s 1975 […]

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Let’s argue about ‘Rolling Stone’s Top 100 metal albums ever

Posted by on June 21, 2017

It’s not an enviable position to come up with a list of the 100 top metal albums of all time. There are so many different genres to consider. Bands that were considered “metal” back in the day sometimes barely qualify as rock these days. And the genre is 47 years old. However, Rolling Stone has made […]

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Mayhem reacts to ‘Lords of Chaos’ “ManUnkind” video

Posted by on February 17, 2017

While waiting for a release date on Jonas Åkerlund’s upcoming Lords of Chaos film based off of the controversial book about the early Norwegian black metal scene, it seems Mayhem would rather see this film disappear. The band are currently on the road playing their iconic album De Mysteriis Dom Sathanas. Tickets have been selling out, […]

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Metal makes appearances on year end lists

Posted by on December 1, 2015

There’s pretty much nothing as arbitrary as a mainstream music magazine or blog’s year-end list. As Rolling Stone, Spin, Pitchfork, Stereogum and more pick their year-end albums, they all coalesce into one list that defies genre. The tastes of many different writers battle it out for who can make what album or song seem more […]

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Rolling Stone’s Top 50 albums of 2014 has one metal album on it

Posted by on December 2, 2014

It’s not like Rolling Stone necessarily has their finger on the pulse of heavy music. In fact, they famously trashed the first albums by both Black Sabbath and Led Zeppelin. So it’s not all that surprising that even though 2014 was a banner year for metal that only one album that’s remotely heavy wound up […]

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KISS finally get ‘Rolling Stone’ cover

Posted by on March 25, 2014

It’s been 40 years since KISS released their self-titled album (and their sophomore album, Hotter Than Hell, which also came out in 1974). And while they’ve never been critical darlings, with their impending induction to the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame 15 years after they first became eligible, they’re finally making the cover of […]

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Meet the latest streaming service: Beats Music

Posted by on January 13, 2014

Until Saturday, all we knew about Beats Music is that Jimmy Iovine, Dr. Dre and Nine Inch Nails mastermind Trent Reznor were behind it, and that it was launching this year. In an article in the New York Times over the weekend, more details have surfaced. The “this year” is now next Tuesday, January 21, and […]

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