After Slipknot unleashed their debut album on an unsuspecting world on June 29, 1999, metal would never be the same again
Jazz rock can be a minefield for the uninitiated, but persevere and tread carefully and it can blow your mind rather than your cool. These are the albums you need
1969 heralded the end of the 60s and the birth of real rock. Here we look at some of the gilt-edged albums from a pivotal year in rock history
It's 2006, and Tool are about to release 10,000 Days. We join them in a North London pun to talk about one of the landmark albums of the decade
The making of Pink Floyd's 1971 album Meddle saw the emergence of the band that would rule the remainder of the decade
Folk? Rock? Blues? Jazz? John Martyn was a mixture of all four and certainly one of the most progressive artists of his generation...
in 1994, Nine Inch Nails made their masterpiece in the shape of The Downward Spiral. Here, we take a look back at how the iconic album came to life
From the glorious to the impenetrable, Frank Zappa's sprawling back catalogue needs to be negotiated carefully – but it’s worth it...
The history books will tell you that prog died the day the Pistols uttered the F-word on TV. The truth, however, is substantially different...
In 2000, Marilyn Manson had gone from America’s favourite bogeyman to scapegoat for the Columbine tragedy. What emerged was Holy Wood - his darkest and greatest album
On May 25 2004, Slipknot released their eagerly anticipated third album. This is how Metal Hammer reviewed it in issue 127