Being a fan of the Thrash genre since the tender young age of 12 (I’m now 45) I have been fortunate enough to hear…
Review by Steve Earles Canada is like a metallic Cauldron (pun intentional!) at the moment, constantly spewing forth molten metal into the world. And…
On some level, every show organizer and promoter wants to have the event that those who attended look back and remember as the most…
With All Hell Breaks Loose, Black Star Riders has created a solid hard rock album and manages to stand as a band in its own right while still doing the Thin Lizzy legacy pretty damn proud. Very highly recommended.
Hellbound Metal: As a young band Adrenechrome may just be starting to nail down exactly what they want to be. Hideous Appetites is a good start. With chops to spare (Mike Van Dyk is one sick bassist.) and a good grasp on hooks, they are pretty close.
Lethal Waters is a surprisingly good take on traditional heavy metal in the vein of Iron Maiden (“Hellraiser”, “Midnight Warrior”, “Hatred’s Maze”) splashed with early 80’s thrash, particularly Megadeth (“Lethal Waters”, “Thunderhead”) and delivered without a hint of parody. This is genuine admiration channeled into a modern interpretation. These lads play from the heart and it shows
Adrien Begrand reviews the May 4th Saskatoon performance by Untimely Demise, Grand Master, Mares of Thrace and Agony Spawn at Amigos.
A beautiful full-colour, hardcover affair, this perfect-bound 270-plus page coffee table piece is as extravagant and captivating as it is compelling, informative and exciting. From essays by the authors/cameramen to reflective contributions from genre mainstays including Robb Flynn, Alex Skolnick and Gary Holt, there’s an inescapable air of enthusiasm, adoration and importance to Murder In The Front Row.
On February 8th the 2012 version of Gigantour touched down at Hamilton’s Copps Coliseum, featuring Megadeth, Motorhead, Volbeat and Lacuna Coil.
Live review by Sean Palmerston and concert photography by Adam Wills
On Wednesday, February 8th Sean Palmerston interviewed Megadeth lead guitarist Chris Broderick at Hamilton’s Copps Coliseum.The band was in The Hammer making their first ever performance there as part of this year’s Gigantour. Here is their chat in its entirety.