Lists

The 30 Greatest Hooks In Heavy Metal History

September 21, 2021

Nothing takes a song to the next level quite like an amazing hook. Technical ability and lyrical poetry are always welcome, but an infectious morsel of music that gets more exciting every time you hear […]

News

The 10 Best Songs About Necrophilia

June 22, 2021

Few things are more universally taboo than having sex with a dead body — which is exactly why rock and metal musicians are so fascinated with the idea. Murder may be dastardly and brutal, but […]

Lists

11 Bands Who Wouldn’t Be Here Without Dracula

May 26, 2021

Horror icons have come and gone over the ages, but few if any have remained as immortally loved and feared as Count Dracula. Bram Stoker’s vampire supervillain has been so thoroughly used and adapted over […]

News

Alice Cooper First Smoked Weed with Jimi Hendrix

April 5, 2021

The history of rock and roll is littered with amazing stories, and unfortunately for devout edge kids, a lot of them involve drugs. The explosion of mind-opening and mood-altering drug use in the late ’60s […]

New Music

New Metal Out Today: 2/26

February 26, 2021

It’s Friday, which means two things: giving the week the finger and new music! Tune in every Friday for The Pit’s round-up of new releases, from singalong hard rock to pus-drenched underground death metal. Keep […]

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