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SLAYER To 'Make Its Exit' After One 'Final' World Tour

SLAYER will "make its exit" with one final world tour, it has been revealed. The legendary thrash metal band announced its plans via a video featuring a compilation of press clippings, early posters and press photos spanning the group's entire career. In addition, SLAYER has confirmed that it will hit the road in North America ...

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PHILIP ANSELMO On Possibility Of Performing With DIMEBAG Hologram: 'It Would Have To Be Perfect'

Metal Wani's Jessie David recently conducted an interview with former PANTERA and current DOWN and SUPERJOINT frontman Philip Anselmo. You can now listen to the chat in the YouTube clip below. A couple of excerpts follow (as transcribed by BLABBERMOUTH.NET). On the possibility of a hypothetical PANTERA reunion with Zakk Wylde (OZZY OSBOURNE, BLACK LABEL ...

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Video: HIRAX Performs At 'X Fest' In Los Angeles

Fan-filmed video footage of HIRAX's January 6 performance at the X Fest at the Regent in Los Angeles, California can be seen below. HIRAX's latest album, "Immortal Legacy", was released in 2014 via SPV/Steamhammer. The disc was produced by Bill Metoyer, known for his work with SLAYER, ARMORED SAINT, W.A.S.P. and SACRED REICH. HIRAX previously ...

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PANTERA Bassist REX BROWN: 'My Inspiration Was ZZ TOP, Always Was And Always Will Be'

When most rock fans think of hard-rocking bass player Rex Brown, they undoubtedly think first of his more than 20 years with groove/thrash metal pioneers PANTERA. Multiple Grammy nominations and platinum-selling records will do that. Post-PANTERA, however, Brown has kept the music flowing, going on to play for DOWN, co-founding KILL DEVIL HILL, and performing ...

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HATEBREED To Continue Celebrating Two Album Anniversaries During Spring Tour

Connecticut hardcore/metal masters HATEBREED released their first full-length, the modern hardcore classic "Satisfaction Is The Death Of Desire", back in November of 1997. The album set the tone for the type of moshable metal that would eventually go on to define the '00s. 2002's "Perseverance" was a perfectly executed, packed-with-anthems follow-up that has become emblematic ...

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Benefit Concert For VIO-LENCE's SEAN KILLIAN Moves To Larger Venue

Due to high ticket demand, the previously announced benefit concert for VIO-LENCE singer Sean Killian (pictured) is moving to a larger venue. The event, originally scheduled for Saturday, January 20 at the Oakland Metro Operahouse in Oakland, California, will now take place the same night at The Midway (900 Marin Street) in San Francisco. This ...

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Watch Reunited MISFITS Perform At Forum In Los Angeles

Fan-filmed video footage of the classic-era lineup of the horror punk outfit MISFITSGlenn Danzig, Jerry Only and Doyle Wolfgang Von Frankenstein — performing on December 30 at the Forum in Inglewood, California can be seen below. MISFITS enforced a strict no-cellphone policy at its reunion shows in Los Angeles and in Las Vegas ...

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ANTHRAX's SCOTT IAN Recalls Breaking Into KIRK HAMMETT's House: 'He Was More Like The Angry-Then-Disappointed Dad'

Sam Roberts and Dan Soder of SiriusXM's "Jim And Sam Show" recently conducted an interview with ANTHRAX guitarist Scott Ian about his second book, "Access All Areas: Stories From A Hard Rock Life". You can watch the full chat below. A few excerpts follow (transcribed by BLABBERMOUTH.NET). On whether he documented significant life and career ...

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Next ANTHRAX Album Will Be 'F**king Amazing,' Says SCOTT IAN

ANTHRAX guitarist Scott Ian says that the band's follow-up to "For All Kings" album will be "fucking amazing." Released in February 2016, "For All Kings" was called by some critics ANTHRAX's strongest album to date. Its arrival followed a five-year period during which the band experienced a rebirth of sorts, beginning with ANTHRAX's inclusion on ...

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MACHINE HEAD's ROBB FLYNN On 'Catharsis' Album: 'It's A Game Changer For Us'

MACHINE HEAD frontman Robb Flynn was interviewed on a recent installment of HATEBREED frontman Jamey Jasta's official podcast, "The Jasta Show". You can now listen to the chat using the SoundCloud widget below. Speaking about MACHINE HEAD's ninth studio album, "Catharsis", Flynn said: "I've been telling our fans, 'Lower your expectations for the heaviness. Lower ...

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METALLICA, SLAYER, MEGADETH Featured In 'The Rise Of L.A. Thrash Metal': Part One Of Doc Series Due In January

Throughout history, the San Francisco Bay Area has long been deemed as the epicenter for thrash metal, whereas Los Angeles has invariably been considered the stomping ground for glam and hair metal. True, San Francisco has birthed many exceptional thrash bands since the early '80s, but the fact remains — Los Angeles is the rightful ...

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ANTHRAX's SCOTT IAN Looks Back On VH1's 'SuperGroup': 'I Had A Blast Doing That'

During a recent interview with Long Island Pulse, ANTHRAX guitarist Scott Ian spoke about his involvement with "SuperGroup", the 2006 VH1 "reality" TV program starring Ian, former SKID ROW singer Sebastian Bach, Ted Nugent, ex-BIOHAZARD bassist/vocalist Evan Seinfeld and drummer Jason Bonham (BONHAM, UFO, FOREIGNER). The premise of the show, which was filmed ...

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ANTHRAX To Release 'Kings Among Scotland' Concert DVD In April

Multi-Grammy-nominated thrash icons ANTHRAX will see "Kings Among Scotland", the band's long-awaited live-in-concert DVD, arrive in stores and online on April 27, 2018 (Megaforce). Captured last February 15 at the band's sold-out concert at Glasgow's historic venue Barrowland Ballroom, the two-hour "Kings Among Scotland" incorporates the band's entire live show along with interviews, behind-the-scenes footage ...

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