In yesterday’s review, I mentioned an imaginary Big Four of German Power Metal. Today, we have an actual member of the Teutonic Big 4 of Thrash with Destruction. These guys have been at it for over three decades.
There is so much horsepower in the stable it would be forgivable if it splintered and exploded in all directions. Harnessing Richie Cavalera and Incite is worthless because they’ve somehow found a way to direct their musical embarrassment of riches into a clear and powerful thesis.
Though I’ve not heard it yet, Death Angel has a new album on the way – The Evil Divide. In anticipation of the release, I got the chance to talk with guitarist Ted Aguilar. Thanks to Kristin, Nuclear Blast, and Ted.
We Love Metal recently had the opportunity to talk with thrash legend Alex Skolnick. We chatted about the Metal Allegiance project, Testament (of course), and the Alex Skolnick Trio briefly. Thanks to Kristin, Nuclear Blast, and Alex.
Met up with The Shepherd (and wife). Cold night in Madison. Looking most forward to seeing one of my all time favorites for the first time in probably 25 years. Testament had only 40 minutes, but it was well worth the trip.
Your boss can take his micro-managing bad breath and endless stupid ideas that are a road to nowhere and stick it under his half-priced toupee. With your check in hand and the entire weekend to jam out, liberation has come.
Anthrax over the years is known for flipping the script; different voices, different influences, and different attitudes. Looking back over the years this Big 4 band has done things to the liking of themselves. Across the river from Anthrax in New Jersey Frank Sinatra sang “I did it my way.