March 8, 2019 — Greetings and salutations from sunny California! Once again, another amazing National Association of Music Merchants (NAMM) convention has come and gone! There were a few surprises along the way, they also had the Free Music Lesson, and as always, we had a great time checking out all the gear!
January 22, 2018 — If you’ve been following SLAYER closely in recent years, it may not come as a shock but the band have announced a final world tour. The band made the announcement via Youtube:
February 17, 2017 — Another strong year is in the books for heavy music, so strong that making a year end list seemed unfair to every release that we did not include in our lists.
March 8, 2013 — ARMORED SAINT’s John Bush made his debut into the video game world by laying vocals for several songs for the soundtrack to Platinum Games’ new video game, Metal Gear Rising: Revengeance.
March 1, 2013 — NAMM (National Association of Music Merchants) 2013 has now concluded, and many new and innovative products were featured on the massive lot at the Anaheim Convention Center.
December 5, 2011 — The second leg of the ANTHRAX, TESTAMENT, DEATH ANGEL U.S. tour has been announced. “The first leg of the tour with TESTAMENT and DEATH ANGEL was an amazing way to end a great year for ANTHRAX,” said ANTHRAX’s Scott Ian, “and it went above and beyond my expectations!
September 6, 2011 — ANTHRAX, TESTAMENT, and DEATH ANGEL will be teaming up for a U.S. tour this fall. “We’ve been tight with the guys in TESTAMENT for a long, long time,” said ANTHRAX’s Charlie Benante.
April 30, 2011 — After last week’s successful "The Big 4" concert in Indio, California, the heavy metal foursome of METALLICA, SLAYER, MEGADETH, and ANTHRAX have announced an East Coast edition of the show at Yankee Stadium in Bronx, New York on September 14th, 2011.
April 22, 2011 — This weekend is The Big 4 festival out in Indio, California with METALLICA, SLAYER, MEGADETH, and ANTHRAX. Check out some interviews in LA Weekly with SLAYER’s Tom Araya and ANTHRAX’s Scott Ian.
January 25, 2011 — The collective of heavy metal titans known as “The Big 4” of METALLICA, SLAYER, MEGADETH, and ANTHRAX have been confirmed to share the stage together via Goldenvoice’s “The Big 4” for North American fans.
August 18, 2010 — SLAYER, MEGADETH, and ANTHRAX, who are currently on tour, will be making an additional run of U.S. tour dates via the 2010 Jagermeister Tour. Tour dates: September 24 Superpages.
May 21, 2010 — The “Big Four,” METALLICA, SLAYER, MEGADETH and ANTHRAX, are bringing their historic European tour to the global stage by beaming the event via satellite to movie theaters around the world in a special HD cinematic event.
December 15, 2009 — The world wide web has been abound with speculation on a possible “Big Four” tour for several months. Now, the UK/European Sonisphere can exclusively reveal that METALLICA, SLAYER, MEGADETH and ANTHRAX will play together for the first time in history, in a move that will have metalheads across the globe frenzied with excitement.
April 18, 2008 — Metal legends ANTHRAX have announced a short spring tour, kicking off with a warmup club show at Chicago”™s Double Door on May 28th, 2008. The Chicago warm-up show will be the band”™s first live performance with their new singer Dan Nelson.
June 23, 2007 — SHADOWS FALL have come a long way since their humble beginnings, having sold hundreds of thousands of albums, graced the Billboard charts, garnered a Grammy nomination, played on Ozzfest’s main-stage, signed to a major label, and worked with producer Nick Raskulinecz (FOO FIGHTERS, VELVET REVOLVER, STONE SOUR, RUSH).