Motörhead’s Motörboat Snags Slayer, Exodus

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The second voyage for Motörhead’s Motörboat cruise will embark this coming fall with Slayer, Exodus, and Hatebreed aboard. The cruise, planned for September 28 through October 2, departs Port Miami and makes stops in Nassau and the private picturesque island of Great Stirrup Cay in The Bahamas. “The Loudest Boat In The World” will also […]

Venom Frontman Bemoans Music Scene

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In a new interview, Venom frontman Conrad “Cronos” Lant said that music these days is pretty piss poor, and he has little hope for the future. “It’s always amazed me why other bands want to sound like another band. You don’t get artists who say, ‘I want to paint like Picasso,’” says Cronos. “It’s finding […]

More Dates Added To Testament, Exodus Run

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If, by chance, Testament and Exodus excluded your town from their previous lists of tour dates, you may be in luck. More dates have been added to the trek, which will features Testament playing only their older material. Shattered Sun will be opening on most dates. Here is the latest list of shows coming up […]

Testament, Exodus Tour Announced

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Here’s a tip of the cap to ThePRP. That site reported a rumor last week about Testament, claiming the band would be hitting the road this spring with Exodus. Shattered Sun will be opening on all dates. A complete list of the shows set for the Dark Roots of Thrash II tour follows: 4/1: San […]

Testament Tour With Exodus Rumored

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ThePRP is once again coming through with a hot tip on a possible tour. Testament, the site claims, will headline a spring run of North American with Exodus and Shattered Sun. The site claims the tour will be called the “Dark Roots Of Thrash II Tour” and see Testament playing old school material. Stuff from […]

Slayer’s Holt Creating Expectations

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In a new interview, Slayer and Exodus guitarist Gary Holt started talking crazy smack about the impending Terry Date-produced Slayer record during a chat with metal’s happiest guy, Jose Mangin. Gary calls the new Slayer material “crushing,” calling the previously released “Implode” “nothing” compared to the stuff fans can expect to hear. “There’s some really […]

Slayer, Exodus, Slipknot Playing Carolina Rebellion

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The lineup for the fifth annual Carolina Rebellion has been announced, and for a fifth straight year, I am unimpressed and uninspired to make the trek to North Carolina. If you like bands like Slipknot and Breaking Benjamin and Bush will be psyched for the festival, set for May 2 and May 3 at Rock […]

Soundwave Adds Exodus, Steel Panther

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Exodus will be making the trip to Australia in two months for the 2015 installment of the country’s Soundwave Festival. As you know, a ton of other bands are already playing, including Slipknot, Soundgarden, and Faith No More. The festival takes place in February and March, and now also features the illustrious likes of the […]

Metal Allegiance ShipRocked Roster Grows

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More names have been added to the lineup for the upcoming Metal Allegiance sets during the 2015 ShipRocked Cruise. New to the list of performers are Mastodon bassist and vocalist Troy Sanders, Kill Devil Hill bassist Rex Brown and Testament guitarist Alex Skolnick. They join previously named Metal Allegiance participants like Phil Anselmo, Anthrax’s Scott […]

Sean Harris Picks His Top 20, Part 2

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The countdown continues. What makes your Top 20 of 2014? 10. Nader Sadek’s The Malefic: Chapter 3 Nader Sadek has basically formed every metal heads wet dream. Four songs of absolute pure metal brutality, the name power alone is enough to sell records. It won’t be hard to sell this one at all as it’s […]