For a long time, rumors have abounded that Metallica planned to fire drummer Lars Ulrich in 1986, shortly before bassist Cliff Burton was killed in a traffic bus accident. Anthrax guitarist Scott Ian has confirmed the story in his autobiography, ‘I’m the Man: The Story of that Guy from Anthrax,’ which is in stores now via […]
As the founding guitarist of both Anthrax and S.O.D., Scott Ian knows a little something about thrash and crossover. He also may have had something to do with nu-metal’s chart-topping fusion of rap and metal, a hybrid pioneered by the Anthrax song that lends his new autobiography its name, as well as by the band’s […]
The first annual Motörhead’s Motörboat set sail from Miami for Cozumel aboard the Carnival Ecstasy, September 22-26. “The Loudest Boat in the World” featured Motörhead, Anthrax, Metal Allegiance, Testament, Down, High On Fire, Kill Devil Hill, Zakk Wylde, Jim Breuer Band, Danko Jones, Fireball Ministry, Wilson, and Cilver, as well as a spoken-word performance by […]
Radio.com has published an excerpt from Anthrax axman Scott Ian’s new memoir, ‘I’m the Man: The Story of That Guy from Anthrax,’ co-written by Revolver’s own Jon Wiederhorn. In the excerpt, he recalls partying hard with Metallica and how that band kicked out Dave Mustaine, replacing him with Kirk Hammett: It was New Year’s Eve […]
Phil Anselmo, Scott Ian, Rex Brown, Chris Broderick, and More Play Pantera Covers on Motörhead’s Motörboat — Video
Pantera’s Phil Anselmo and Rex Brown recently performed as part of the the Metal Allegiance on Motorhead’s Motorboat. Watch fan footage of “A New Level” and “Fucking Hostile” below. Other members of the allegiance were Joey Belladonna (Anthrax), and Chuck Billy (Testament), guitarists Chris Broderick (Megadeth), Jon Donais (Anthrax, Shadows Fall), Scott Ian (Anthrax), Mark […]
This week sees new shit from Cannibal Corpse, Flyleaf, Motionless in White, and more hitting stores. Check out the list of releases below and let us know which ones you’re snagging a copy of and which record should be the Album of the Week. Pick your favorite and feel free to vote as many times […]
The American thrash-metal movement brought us the Big 4–Metallica, Slayer, Megadeth, and Anthrax–but there are numerous other bands to come out of that scene who are worthy of whip-lashing along to: Exodus, Testament, Overkill, and many more. Here is our sure-to-be controversial list of the 14 most essential classic American thrash albums. Check it out […]
Iron Maiden, Metallica, Slayer, Mastodon, and many more rocked Sonisphere U.K. in early July. Photographer Javier Bragado was on hand to catch all the action. Check out the photos he captured for us below–you can also follow him on Twitter and Facebook.
Avenged Sevenfold, Slayer, Rob Zombie, Alice in Chains, Behemoth, Of Mice & Men, and many more rocked the Graspop Metal Meeting in Belgium in late June. Photographer Javier Bragado was on hand to catch all the action. Check out the photos (some are NSFW) he captured for us below–you can also follow him on Twitter […]
The lineup for the 2014 Knotfest has been announced. Check out the lineup below. The festival returns this year to San Bernardino, California, taking place on October 24 through 26. For more information, visit the Knotfest website.