I’m 16 and Transgender, Metal Saved My Life

Today we’re sharing the story of Melissa, a 16-year-old trans person who says metal saved her life. In this exclusive testimonial, she explains how metal helped her through the aftermath of a suicide attempt and how music has inspired her to keep a positive mindset. Melissa attempted to take her…

37 Years Ago: Dio Release ‘Holy Diver’

If Ronnie James Dio hadn’t been kicked out of Black Sabbath due to an ego battle that took place during the mixing sessions for the band’s 1982 album Live Evil, one of the hallmarks of pounding commercial metal, Holy Diver, might never have surfaced from the depths. Warner Bros. asked…