Slash, Glenn Hughes To Rock Against Human Trafficking

A worthy cause

It’s a noble cause, for sure. And soon, the likes of Slash and Glenn Hughes will be contributing to a compilation record that’ll be sold and whose sales will benefit R.A.T., or Rock Against Trafficking. Aeroemith’s Steven Tyler is also involved, along with Neal Schon of Journey, Joe Bonamassa, and Heart. The first project R.A.T. […]

Anthrax To Release Anthem In March


It’s true. Anthrax had been in the studio in recent months tracking a selection of cover tunes. These will now surface on March 18 in the form of an EP called Anthem Scott Ian recently said in an interview that the effort would include covers of AC/DC’s “T.N.T.,” Boston’s “Smokin’,” Cheap Trick’s “Big Eyes,” Journey’s […]

Scott Ian Talks Anthrax Covers Set


In a new interview, Anthrax’s Scott Ian says making the band’s upcoming covers collection was great fun. “It was a lot of fun, especially because a lot of those [songs] aren’t, I guess, normal for us or like so much of our repertoire — although they are because they’re songs we all knew,” says Ian. […]

Anthrax Covers EP Due In March

Scott Ian

Yes, yes. This, according to the billy goat bearded guitarist Scott Ian. Ian says Anthrax’s covers EP they’ve been working on will be out in March. Saving the end of the world, as predicted by the Mayans. It’s been reported that covers effort will be packaged with a re-release of the group’s latest album, Worship […]

Anthrax Still Working On Cover Tunes


Anthrax revealed this week that they were back in the studio. What for? They’re recording more cover tunes. Why? What’s with all the questions, Woodward? The band’s been tracking covers of their favorite rock classics for inclusion on the upcoming re-release of their latest album Worship Music. So far, the guys have recorded covers of […]

Anthrax Settle Dan Nelson Suit; Not Releasing Covers Record


Reports claim Anthrax have settled a lawsuit with former singer Dan Nelson, spurred by his tumultuous ousting. The settlement followed two hours of closed-door negotiations with a judge in Manhattan federal court Monday. The members of Anthrax allegedly walked out of court all smiled. We will never know the details of the settlement, as they […]

Anthrax To Release Covers EP In September


We’ve known for quite some time that Anthrax have been in the studio tracking covers, and we kinda figured that these recordings would somehow become available for commercial consumption. Now, we know for sure that shit’s going down. Yup. Anthrax will release an EP of covers in September to commemorate the one-year anniversary of the […]

Anthrax: More Covers Recorded…For Some Reason


For a few weeks now, Anthrax have been teasing us. Like that chick you knew when you were 14 who told you before school one morning she was gonna blow you that night, only to later tell you she’s too drunk to suck your peen. Fucking tease. I hate teases, but know they are necessary […]

Metallica Released Last Good Album 20 Years Ago Today

The album that changed things

Twenty years ago, on this very day, I was a 14-year-old chronic masturbator who was into surfing, skating, Cindy Crawford, grunge, and Iron Maiden. I was probably 100 pounds lighter, had only seen actual boobs, in the flesh, a total of once and the rubber bands of my braces were black. Yet, I was not […]

Periphery’s Misha Mansoor: The Gun Shy Interview

Misha Mansoor of Periphery

Before the launch this Friday of Periphery’s tour with Veil of Maya, Darkest Hour, and Revocation, guitarist and producer Misha “Bulb” Mansoor and the rest of the band have to finish tracking their forthcoming EP, which will be in stores in early 2011. The Bethesda, Maryland-based progressive metal outfit’s self-titled debut album was released back […]