The Big Four of thrash—Metallica, Slayer, Megadeth, and Anthrax—are set to play New York City’s Yankee Stadium on September 14. It will be the second time ever that all four groups have shared a stage in the United States. To mark this occasion, Revolver and Guitar World are celebrating the event with the Big Four [...]
Exodus guitarist Gary Holt recently spoke with Guitar World about filling in for Slayer’s Jeff Hanneman, as the latter heals up from his necrotizing fasciitis infection. Read an excerpt below and read the rest here. For more on the Big Four, check revolvermag.com and guitarworld.com regularly as we count down the Big Four Weeks leading [...]
Amidst swirling rumors of Jeff Hanneman making a triumphant return just in time for this weekend Big Four show in Indio, California, it has been announced that Exodus guitarist Gary Holt will once again step in for Hanneman for the festival date. Gary Holt stepped in last month when Hanneman fell ill, but his touring [...]
Lars Ulrich looks back on his relationship with Dave Mustaine.
In celebration of the upcoming Big Four shows—featuring Metallica, Slayer, Megadeth, and Anthrax—Revolver has created a new, special collector’s issue all about the giants of thrash metal. It hits newsstands today and is also available for purchase online here. The issue features all-new, exclusive interviews with members from each group talking about how they’ve crossed [...]