What magazine would be just crazy enough to fly all the way to Milan, Italy, just to get all of the members of the Big Four together for a once-in-a-lifetime photo shoot and historic roundtable discussion?
In the mid eighties, roving bands of headbangers like Slayer, Metallica, Anthrax and Megadeth ruled the earth, and metal fans rejoiced heartily. Here is the story of that golden age of thrash and its sad decline.
What magazine would be just crazy enough to fly all the way to Milan, Italy, just to get all of the members of the Big Four together for a once-in-a-lifetime photo shoot and a historic roundtable discussion? If you didn't immediately guess Guitar World, then you just haven't been paying attention.
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.