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Pioneering East Bay thrash-metal outfit Exodus could have imploded when Metallica nicked its founding guitarist, Kirk Hammett, to replace drunken douchebag Dave Mustaine in 1983.
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Around 3½ minutes into Megadeth's High Speed Dirt, a track off their iconic 1992 record Countdown to Extinction, the brutal riffage is momentarily interrupted by an acoustic, bluesy lick.
The show will be "by request," meaning that concert attendees will have a chance to select the set-list to be performed by the band during the show.
Exhumed started in San Jose, California when Matt Harvey, the band's sole original member, was just fifteen years old.
Kirk Von Hammett's Fear FestEvil will feature a performance by UK extreme-metal legends Carcass, so it's fitting that the Fear FestEvil website has premiered a new music video for "Unfit for Human Consumption" off Carcass' new album, Surgical Steel .
New World Underground is already the Nuremberg trash metal band Mechanix's third album, and we've come to expect certain things: Namely, groovy and melodic metal songs.
Electro veterans the Prodigy have officially been announced as the third and final headliner of next year's returning edition of Sonisphere festival.
Dave Mustaine, vocalist and guitarist for metal veterans Megadeth, sounded a bit hoarse at the band's show at ACL Live.
Asked about Metallica ripoff accusations the band's been getting for their latest effort " Hail to the King ," Avenged Sevenfold bassist Johnny Christ noted that the band was briefly contacted by Lars Ulrich , who gave the effort nothing but kudos.
Following a performance Sunday in Antarctica, Metallica has become the first and only band in history to perform on all seven continents over the course of a calendar year.
This may be the most impressive metal Christmas light show we've ever posted. Paying tribute to late Slayer guitarist Jeff Hanneman , a dedicated metalhead took the time to put together a phenomenal light show using a medley of Slayer anthems including 'Hell Awaits,' 'Angel of Death,' 'War Ensemble,' 'Raining Blood' and 'New Faith.'
Today's Take Aim opponent is comedian Jim Breuer, a metal-loving funny guy who does the best impression of Metallica's Lars Ulrich that we've ever seen.
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Organisers of the rock and metal event confirmed via social media that the final main stage headliner will be revealed on Wednesday evening.