The SoCal metal stalwarts were more scandalous back in the ’80s, when frontman Blackie Lawless, who had not yet found religion, battled censorship groups while wearing a flaming codpiece. These days, they’ve settled into a solid, almost refined hard rock band. Much has changed (Lawless is a more assured songwriter and impressively powerful singer than […]
Thrash metal veterans Megadeth were forced offstage at Croatia’s Metalfest earlier this week after angry fans began pelting the bands with rocks during their set. Most of the instigators were angry WASP fans, likely hostile because rumors began circulating that WASP were refusing to play after frontman Blackie Lawless had an argument with Dave Mustaine. […]
Hey, Skid Row, man, it’s Chris, how are you? What? Oh, I’m fine, thanks. Nah, no, I’ve really been a stranger lately.
Members of Alice in Chains, Black Sabbath, Disturbed, and More Pay Tribute to Dimebag Darrell and Ronnie James Dio at DimeBash
The metal world turned out in force last night to pay tribute to former Pantera and Damageplan guitarist “Dimebag” Darrell Abbott at the annual DimeBash concert. You can check out fan-filmed videos, below, of the show that included performances by Jerry Cantrell (Alice in Chains), Scott Ian (Anthrax), Geezer Butler (Black Sabbath), Sebastian Bach, David […]