Anthrax have announced plans to release an EP of covers in September. The news was confirmed by Anthrax drummer Charlie Benante in a recent interview with Loudwire. The EP will pay tribute to some of Anthrax’s favorite bands — especially bands from the '70s.
The long-rumored cruise edition of the Rockstar Energy Drink Mayhem Festival has now officially been announced, adding another metal cruise to the itinerary for 2012 and making this quite possibly the loudest year the Carribean has seen since "pirate" was a real occupation.
Samson, Hartke, Zoom, and Best Buy are pleased to announce the third installment of Samson’s “Metal Masters” series of instrument clinics, which will be held on Thursday, April 12, at the Key Club on the Sunset Strip in Hollywood, CA. Doors will open at 7:00pm.
Proving once again that this is a wacky world we live in, Meat Loaf recently stopped by the offices of Metal Hammer. Among the things they managed to film was Meat Loaf discussing Slipknot. Check out the clip below to hear him call Slipknot "a metal Beethoven."
Former Anthrax guitarist Dan Spitz managed to release the self-titled debut album from his new band, Red Lamb, quieter than a church mouse this week. The album became available via iTunes a few days ago with little to no hype surrounding it.
While tour blogs are often forgettable collages of bands in a van passing through drive-thrus -- "OMG, they eat at McDonald's just like me!" -- this latest video blog from the road by Death Angel is really a testament (no pun intended) to the work that went in to allowing that tour to continue.
Earlier today, it was announced that Slipknot will headline the 5th annual Rockstar Energy Drink Mayhem Festival. The band wasted no time in posting a special promo video for their festival appearance featuring drummer Shawn "Clown" Crahan.
It has now officially been announced that Iowa's heaviest export will indeed be headlining the main stage, with a stellar lineup in tow. Hitting the stage directly before Slipknot will be thrash titans Slayer, who will follow a special guest that will be announced on March 5.