Interview with Judas Priest: Goodbye But Not Farewell

The idea of a farewell tour is bittersweet, especially when you’re a band like Judas Priest that has been in existence for over 40 years. So when the legendary British metal brigade announced that this current world tour would be their last, legions of fans were stunned and saddened. Anthrax …

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Interview with Danny Nick from Suplecs: Bad Luck’s House Band Lives To Tell The Tale

In this age of corporatized disease-beating, it seems like such a cliché, but to call New Orleans trio Suplecs anything other than “survivors” feels like cheapening what they’ve been through over the course of their 15 years together. They survived the demise of their first label, Man’s Ruin Records, in …

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Interview with Eicca Toppinen from Apocalyptica: Judgment Day Is Coming

Before Apocalyptica emerged on the scene in the early ‘90s, perhaps no one realized that playing the cello could be so badass. But the world has since caught on, as the heavy metal band has sold over four million albums worldwide. Originally a Metallica tribute act, Apocalyptica has played all …

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Interview With Scott “Wino” Weinrich: The Prophet Of Doom

In March, legendary singer and guitarist Scott “Wino” Weinrich will officially release the vinyl edition of his first-ever acoustic album, Adrift, via Volcom Entertainment (the CD is out on Exile On Mainstream). Wino, whose legacy spans a 30-plus-year career in bands like The Obsessed, Saint Vitus, Spirit Caravan, The …

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Interview with A Life Once Lost: Back To The Underground

It’s been a while since the world at large has heard from A Life Once Lost. There was a time when the Philadelphia and South Jersey-based heavy metal collective made their living turning smiles into grimaces with face-contorting grooves, punishing riffs and flashing lights.

Fueled by their aspirations and driven …

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Interview with KIRK WINDSTEIN from CROWBAR: Severance Payoff

New Orleans outfit Crowbar are unparalleled legends of sludge, and an entire generation of metal, whether it be Killswitch Engage or Chimaira or Hatebreed, have taken influence from their mammoth riffs and unrelentingly downtrodden atmospheres. Their first album in six years, Sever The Wicked Hand, will no doubt prove …

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Interview with Tosin Abasi from Animals As Leaders: Caged Beast

Instrumentalism has long been a haven for progressive and experimental musics. By casting off the confines of vocally-driven styles, guitar virtuosos like Jeff Beck, Joe Satriani, Steve Vai and Eric Johnson have long used the genre as a palette on which to test their physical limits, the constraints of their …

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Fall Concert Guide 2010: SlegaDeth, X Japan, Campell/Lanegan, Black Crowes, MMJ, CMJ, High On Fire, Interpol, Dimmu/Enslaved and Ozzy/Halford

Slayer/Megadeth/Anthrax

Oct. 8

Nassau Veterans Memorial Coliseum

What’s more fun than yelling “SLAAAYYYYEEEERRRRR?” Nothing. Not even yelling, “FREEE BIIRRDDD.” And surely, one of the best parts about going to see American Carnage is that no one fewer people will think you’re a total ass for doing it. There’s also the …

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