Christopher Krovatin

Metalhead

Hard Rock Is Good, Hard Rock Is Bad, Hard Rock Is Forever

As extreme metal ascends, bands like Seether, Wednesday 13, and Black Map are still out there playing turn-of-the-century hard rock to a hardcore faithful.
Christopher Krovatin
7.11.18
Metalhead

Why Vinnie Paul's Fun-Loving Legacy Is So Important to Metal

The former Pantera drummer may be gone, but he left an indelible mark on metal's culture and attitude.
Christopher Krovatin
6.28.18
Metalhead

Metalheads Are Terrible at Confronting the Grim Realities of Death

On "Resting in Power" and metal's fear of the dark.
Christopher Krovatin
6.13.18
Metalhead

Ghost Is The Most Try-Hard Satanic Rock Band On Earth

The Grammy-winning Swedish goth rockers' self-fed publicity machine feels corny as hell.
Christopher Krovatin
5.31.18
Metalhead

Let Us Rejoice in Sleep's Much Welcome Return to Stoner Metal

With 'The Sciences,' the band's first album in 15 years, the high priests of heavy metal's weed church demonstrate why they're legends.
Christopher Krovatin
4.25.18
Metalhead

Why I Will Always Love Rob Zombie

Every metalhead should have a spot in their cold black heart for Rob Zombie.
Christopher Krovatin
4.4.18
Metalhead

Can You Still Be Metal If You Cut Your Hair?

Thoughts on nervously going where every metalhead fears to tread: the hair stylist.
Christopher Krovatin
3.21.18
Metalhead

The Metal Barbarian Dominates the Heroic Fantasies of Metalheads Everywhere

Vikings, Druids, and pirates were actually kind of lame, but the Metal Barbarian remains pure in its brutality.
Christopher Krovatin
3.7.18
Metalhead

It's Time for Slayer to Die

Saying goodbye to Slayer as the thrash metal icons prepare to embark upon their final world tour is sad, but it’s the right thing to do.
Christopher Krovatin
2.14.18
Features

So You Want To Start A Metal Band

Then make sure you have your shit straight and figure out what you are, or aren't.
Christopher Krovatin
7.16.14