Murder in the Front Row: a visual journey through the Bay Area thrash scene

Crushtor chats to Brian Lew, co-author of a new book that captures the rivet-headed zeitgeist of the 80s San Francisco Bay Area thrash scene.

The San Francisco Bay Area thrash metal scene of the 80s – the same soil from which Metallica, Slayer and Megadeth grew is imbued with a certain drunken reverence.

Metal in the blood: the Top 100 metal songs of all time.

Could you write a Top 20 of your favourite metal tracks of all time? Could you explain why your top track is sitting at number one? It's a hard task, but it's one that Canberra-based journalist Scott Adams wants you to do, to help him write a book about metal. But it's not just any book; it will be one for more than just metal fans, and it will be written by those who know the most about it: passionate metalheads like you.