Golden Gods Awards
May 2, 2013
The Fifth annual Revolver Golden Gods Awards show celebrating the heavy metal and hard rock community had some unplanned extra heaviness with the untimely passing of legendary Slayer guitarist Jeff Hanneman. At the opening of this star filled extravaganza, h ... More >>
By Jason Roche
Next time you find yourself in a shouting match with a metal head about what band's penultimate album had the best guitar solo on the third track (it happens) you'll probably find yourself thinking 1) What have I done with my life? B) How drunk am I? Or III) Are there online resource ... More >>
Dave Mustaine has been making news--and not for Megadeth's latest record. A staunch and outspoken Republican, the metal icon is reigniting the birther dispute. He told a Canadian radio host that he had a lot of questions about President Obama's birthplace.
The exchange went like this:
"[I have] ... More >>
MegadethVIEW OUR SLIDESHOW HEREGibson AmphitheaterFeb. 24, 2012
With Megadeth's recent success (they just received their tenth Grammy for Best Hard Rock/Heavy Metal Performance), the multiplatinum metal gods Megadeth returned to headline the critically acclaimed Gigantour, showcasing metal's ... More >>
Last week, metalheads across the country shook their heads in disgust when they found out that Megadeth frontman Dave Mustaine
endorsed Rick Santorum in the Republican presidential race. In Music Radar, Mustaine said, "I think Santorum has some
presidential qualities, and I'm hoping that if it ... More >>
Christopher Victorio/OC WeeklyThis year, Metallica is celebrating its 30th anniversary. (Apparently, there will be a week-long celebration in San Francisco this December.) Rage Against the Machine and Pearl Jam are 20 years old this year too. No Doubt is 25. After the jump, watch clips of these b ... More >>
Christopher Victorio/OC WeeklyMetallica!Anthrax, Megadeth, Slayer, and Metallica April 23, 2011Empire Polo Field, Indio
Check out our slideshow here!
What happens when more than 50,000 metal fans descend on a city? Church burnings, goat slaughter, egregious depletion of the Pabst Blue Ribbon rese ... More >>
Over the last decade, Hollywood has pumped out an increasing number of music biopics, treating us to everything from enjoyable theatrical hits (8 Mile) to wobbly, tear-jerking cable duds (Take Me Home: The John Denver Story).
With Jeff Buckley, Sam Cooke and Clash movies in the works and rumor ... More >>
Andrew Youssef/OC WeeklySlash at last year's NAMM ShowDetails to the 2011 NAMM Show, a four-day music trade show extravaganza, have finally been announced: It will take place again at the Anaheim Convention Center on January 13-16, 2011.The world's largest music trade show will highlight all of t ... More >>
Andrew Youssef/OC WeeklySlayerCheck out our Slayer, Megadeth and Testament slideshow here!Slayer, Megadeth and TestamentAugust 30, 2010Long Beach ArenaOriginally scheduled for January yet postponed due to Tom Araya from Slayer requiring emergency back surgery, the American Carnage tour finally co ... More >>
Keith MayWhat'd you miss this weekend? On Thursday (hey, it's the new Friday, okay?), Keith May had the arduous task of visiting the Boozy Floozy Burlesque at the Galaxy Theater in Santa Ana. Heart-shaped pasties galore! Check out the wooooonderful photos here.
If you have ever felt overwhelmed by stepping into a music store like Sam Ash or Guitar Center, then NAMM, the massive music trade show that kicked off Thursday at the Anaheim Convention Convention Center and runs through Sunday, is not for you. Andrew YoussefYour senses are bombarded by the errant ... More >>
Better Than: Watching the American Idol Finals.
Download: "Holy Wars...The Punishment Due" from Megadeth's Myspace page
Shred is still alive and continues to thrive as the Megadeth curated band, Gigantour unleashed the demons of heavy metal at the storied Long Beach Arena. Megadeth is one of the o ... More >>