Tag: Anthrax

Riff Police! Pull Over! #39: Testament Vs Nuclear Assault!

Ah Testament. The Chuck Billy fronted Thrashers are one of a number of bands who could arguably be named as just outside of the “Big Four” that is Slayer, Metallica, Megadeth and of course Anthrax. The Berkeley Californian quintet formed in that classic Thrash era and second album “The New Order” broke the band into

NEWS: Bloodstock 2019 line-up announcement!

The Weekend of 8th-11th August will see Bloodstock Open Air Festival 2019 come to life. Having unveiled new album “Ritual”, something of a return to “Darkages” form, Max Cavalera’s Soulfly as well as Ritchie Cavalera’s Incite have been added to a growing line-up… Sabaton Scorpions Power Wolf Dimmu Borgir Anthrax Children Of Bodom Cradle of

Vs. Tuesday: Two Bands! One Song! Who Wins?! FIGHT! Public Enemy Edition!

Arguably the most important hip hop group in Metal, Public Enemy not only brought politically charged critically acclaimed music to an unexpecting World from Long Island New York in the late 1980’s but also collaborated with fellow New Yorkers Anthrax. Their collaboration, a rework of the 1987 single “Bring The Noise” was released in 1991

Interview: Therapy? Talk “Cleave” in Exeter!

The Mike James Rock Show caught up with Therapy? Bassist Michael McKeegan in Exeter to talk smaller venue tours and fifteenth studio album “Cleave” which appeared in September via Marshall Records with a little help from producer Chris Sheldon (Foo Fighters, Anthrax etc). The Irish trio just completed their UK tour on Friday in Birmingham.

NEWS: 23 Bands added to Download Festival 2019!

The Download Festival organizers announced an epic 23 further additions to the 2019 incarnation of the Festival yesterday with one big surprise. Slayer have been announced on the bill for what is reported to be their final UK show, however they will not be headlining any of the three days. Also included are Lamb of

Vs. Tuesday: One Song! Two Bands! Who Wins? FIGHT! “New Noise”

The Refused with their album “The Shape of Punk to Come” created not only a masterpiece of an album, but one that remains highly influential. The Swedish Hardcore Punks third album was released in 1998 and actually saw the band break up just a month after its release. Fortunately they reformed in 2012 and in

Spotlight: Blackhand’s Matchstick Fire Art!

What’s more Metal than a skull? A burning skull! Blackhand used 10,000 matches to recreate a Ghost Rider style skull. Apparently it’s better to burn out than fade away, so there is nothing else to do but light it up! After watching the clip, why do we feel like putting on “Deathrider” by Anthrax ?!

Vs. Tuesday: Two Bands! One Song! Who Wins? Fight! Slayer Edition!

Thrash Metal legends Slayer are a household name. They have so many classic songs from throughout their career that picking just one to cover must be a serious undertaking. “Disciple” is one of those songs that sticks in your mind and brings that instant hit. So perhaps a more obvious choice. In the blue corner we

Playlist: Rap Metal.

Metal Injection released a their 10 most underrated Rap Metal songs over this past weekend and it got us thinking. While Rap Metal was something that was arguably started by Anthrax‘s collaboration with Public Enemy, it was generally considered part of the Nu-Metal era sound. So where does that leave it now? Nu-Metal elements have