In a recent interview with The Quietus, Exodus guitarist Gary Holt revealed that one of his main motivations for filling in for injured Slayer guitarist Jeff Hanneman was being able to reconnect with Metallica lead guitarist and former Exodus guitarist Kirk Hammett.
According to Rock News Desk, a group of local business owners in the Bronx, New York are concerned about the possibility of rioting related to the upcoming Big Four show at Yankee Stadium on September 13.
This latest story comes from Revolver's Big Four issue (which you can pick up here), in which Slayer's Kerry King and Tom Araya, Anthrax's Charlie Benante and Metallica's Lars Ulrich remember the Clash of the Titans tour, and discuss what makes the "Big Four" so special. An excerpt follows:
This latest story comes from Revolver's Big Four issue, which you can pick up here, and recalls the early days of Megadeth when the band's lineup -- if for a brief time -- featured another young thrasher by the name of Kerry King.
Revolver is presenting a first look at the Big Four trading cards that are including in newsstand editions of the September/October issue, which will be available on newsstands on Tuesday, August 16. The cards were modeled the cards after Topps baseball cards from 1986 — the year three of the bands released their masterpieces.
Samson, Hartke, Zoom and Best Buy Music Gear are pleased to announce a second installment of their “Metal Masters Clinic” series will be held on Monday, September 12 at the Best Buy Theater in New York City.
For the next month leading up to the Big Four show at Yankee Stadium on September 14, Guitar World and Revolver are teaming up to bring you exclusive Big Four content every day for four weeks -- the "Big Four Weeks," if you will. For the first two weeks, Revolver will be rolling out portions of their roundtable discussion with the members of the Big Four every day. You can check out an excerpt of the first one below, and read the full thing here
After wrapping up a grueling tour pulling double-duty with both Exodus and Slayer, we managed to catch up with guitarist Gary Holt to talk about the rigors of playing with two bands at once, the Big Four jam, and when the next Exodus album might surface...
For the next month leading up to the Big Four show at Yankee Stadium, Guitar World and Revolver will be teaming up to bring you a constant barrage of exclusive content around Metallica, Slayer, Anthrax, and Megadeth. Call them the "Big Four Weeks," if you will.
Metallica have posted video of the now-customary "Big Four Jam" from the Sonisphere festival in Knebworth, UK. Metallica were joined on stage by members of Slayer, Anthrax, Megadeth and Diamond Head for a rendition of Diamond Head's classic cut, "Am I Evil?"