Chris Krovatin is the author of three young adult novels, Heavy Metal & You, Venomous, and Gravediggers: Mountain of Bones. He is currently working on multiple new writing projects, as well as new material with his local New York metal band Flaming Tusk. He is a contributing writer for Revolver and generally comes off as […]
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Metallica have posted a video recap of the second night of their 30th anniversary shows in San Francisco, earlier this month. In it, you can see Metallica performing with Mercyful Fate, Marianne Faithfull, Armored Saint’s John Bush, and erstwhile bassist Jason Newsted, as well as some of the opening festivities of the night featuring Armored […]
Danish rockers Volbeat have confirmed that Mercyful Fate guitarist Hank Shermann will act as stand-in on the upcoming Gigantour, which kicks off next month. The announcement comes after former guitarist Thomas Bredahl left the band last month. Frontman Michael Poulsen had the following to say about the recruitment of Shermann, who recently joined Metallica onstage […]
If there’s one thing more exciting than seeing your favorite bands live, it’s seeing your favorite bands playing live together at the same time. Although the hard-rock and metal history books include more than a few eye-popping collaborations over the genres’ four-decade histories, 2011 boasts some of the most exciting. Below is a list of […]
For the finale of Metallica’s four-night 30th Anniversary concert extravaganza on Saturday night at San Francisco’s the Fillmore, the legendary thrash band reunited onstage with the musicians of its earliest lineups for a rendition of the song “Hit the Lights.” Guitarist Dave Mustaine, who’s made his name with Megadeth in this years since his departure […]