ANTHRAX Performs Acoustic Set At German Magazine Headquarters

ANTHRAX performed a special three-song acoustic set last Thursday (Oct. 24) at the offices of Hammer magazine (formerly Metal Hammer) in Munich, Germany. The performance, which consisted of the tracks "Only", "Antisocial" and a new song, "Safe Home", was filmed and will be available for streaming in the coming days via the band's official web ...

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Former YNGWIE MALMSTEEN Drummer Leaves EDGE OF TIME

Former YNGWIE MALMSTEEN drummer Michael von Knorring has left EDGE OF TIME, the band he formed with Italian frontman Chris Heaven. "I have quit EDGE OF TIME because of my hearing problem," von Knorring explained in an official statement. "The noise in my ears is worse day by day. This is an old problem for ...

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Former MEGADETH Guitarist Comments On Lack Of Soloing In Metal

Former MEGADETH guitarist Marty Friedman recently commented via his official web site on the reasons for the decreased emphasis on guitar soloing in metal music today as opposed to the '80s when Friedman's career was first launched. "I believe people, myself included, are bored to tears with the traditional guitar solo, which comes in approximately ...

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DARK ANGEL Frontman To Play California Church, Record Live Album

Los Angeles-based Christian metallers OIL, featuring DARK ANGEL frontman Ron Rinehart, will perform at the First Baptist Church of Downey in Downey, California on Saturday, Nov. 2. The show, which will mark OIL's last performance of the year, will be recorded for an upcoming live CD, tentatively titled "Choice Cuts Off The Chopping Block". First ...

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