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January 31, 2013A portion of Downtown Disney was morphed into a thrash metal haven last night, as Bay Area heroes Testament played the second night of a cross country tour, to promote their new album, The Dark Roots of Earth(released in July on Nuclear Blast). Eve ... More >>
Most of us are trained to think of thrash metal as pure, self-indulgent destruction in sonic form. Whether we're absorbing deafening, indecipherable screams, relentless guitar shredding, or the savagery of Tommy-gun drum fills, the objective is an all-out assault on your ears. So it's clear a band 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 >>
Andrew Youssef/OC WeeklyAnthraxOctober 22, 2011Club NokiaThrash metal is alive and well. A triple pronged assault of Anthrax, Testament and Death Angel obliterated Club Nokia on Saturday night. Searing guitar solos, furious double bass drumming, long haired fans moshing, and a dose of chaos for g ... 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 >>
Get out those heavy coats cuz it'll definitely be reigning blood when Slayer, Megadeth and Testament hit the Long Beach Arena Jan. 22 as part of the American Carnage Tour.In my 30 years on this planet, I've been to my fair share of concerts, but never have I seen anything like what I saw the one ... More >>
No, that's new nu-metal, but new, as in not old.
Anyway, Richard Christy, famed metal drummer and the dude who does all sorts of gay shit on the Howard Stern Show, has put together an all-star metal group. I'd tell you all about it, but just read this.
"Metal Blade Records is proud to announ ... More >>