Each week, we’ll highlight the Top 5 social media posts from the hundreds of bands, websites and artists we follow!
LIVE PHOTOS: Lamb of God, Anthrax, Testament, Napalm Death ----- Review by Greg Maki ----- It turns out that when you remove Slayer from the bill of its farewell tour, you’re still left with one of the best metal shows imaginable. On a scheduled day off for the thrash legends, Lamb of God stepped up... Continue Reading →
Review by Greg Maki-----One of the most anticipated metal tours of the spring—dubbed the “Killthrax” tour—brought together bands—and fans—of different eras. On one hand, there was Anthrax, one of the “big four” of thrash and possessing a history of more than 35 years. On the other, there was Killswitch Engage, one of the pioneers and... Continue Reading →
Weathering multiple lineup changes--including several at the vital position of lead vocalist--and withstanding many seismic shifts in the musical climate, Anthrax has persevered through the decades like few others. In 2011, the band started to reclaim its position at the top of the global metal mountain with the superb “Worship Music,” its first recording with... Continue Reading →
Review by Greg Maki-----It’s not much of an exaggeration to say Anthrax shocked the metal world in 2011 with “Worship Music,” its first studio album in eight years and its first with vocalist Joey Belladonna since 1990.A few years earlier, the band reunited its “classic” lineup (Belladonna, rhythm guitarist Scott Ian, lead guitarist Dan Spitz,... Continue Reading →
Review by Greg Maki-----The hottest ticket in metal this winter undoubtedly is Lamb of God’s first U.S. headlining tour in support of its latest album, “VII: Sturm und Drang,” released last summer. The Richmond, Virginia-based band has grown steadily through the years to a point where it could fill the venues it’s playing on this... Continue Reading →