Tag Archives: Exodus

Interview: Chuck Billy talks Dark Roots of Thrash tour, next Testament album

Posted by on March 18, 2015

 On April 1, Testament and Exodus will tour together for the first time on the “Dark Roots of Thrash 2″ tour. It’s a dream come true for longtime fans of the bands, both of which began in the ’80s. The bands will also be playing the New England Metal and Hardcore Festival on April 18. We […]

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Metal Power Rankings: Iron Maiden are troopers

Posted by on February 27, 2015

Welcome to Metal Power Rankings: Our weekly rankings take a number of factors into account: newsworthiness, record sales, internet buzz, word of mouth and overall importance in the genre. Ultimately, it’s subjective, but if a band generates enough buzz, they’ll wind up on the list. Iron Maiden’s announcement that they’ve got a new album pretty much done […]

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Testament expand Dark Roots of Thrash II tour

Posted by on February 24, 2015

Testament announced the Dark Roots of Thrash II tour with Exodus and Shattered Sun earlier this month, and have now added more dates (below) to the already expansive routing. Said Testament vocalist on the upcoming tour: “The stars have finally aligned. After almost 30 years of touring, Testament and Exodus get to share our individual styles of […]

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Win a pair of weekend passes to New England Metal and Hardcore Fest!

Posted by on February 18, 2015

Right now, much of New England is covered in snow. However, in two months, instead of weather systems hitting the region, Worcester MA will be set upon by metal fans as the seventeenth annual New England Metal and Hardcore Festival takes place at the Palladium. Featuring their most impressive lineup in a while, Between the […]

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That Metal Show returns, announces Max Cavalera, Gary Holt among guests

Posted by on February 17, 2015

VH1 Classic’s That Metal Show is returning this Saturday (21), and they’ve announced a pretty diverse lineup of guests for what’s going to be their 14th season. The 12-episode season will kick off this coming Saturday with Rush’s Geddy Lee and Dream Theater’s John Petrucci. Among the guests returning to the show are Anthrax’s Scott Ian, […]

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Testament, Exodus to tour

Posted by on February 17, 2015

There’s a pretty short list of ’80s thrash bands that have not only stood the test of time, but are still putting out relevant music that stands alongside their earliest work. Testament and Exodus are two of those bands and they’ve just announced that they’ll be touring together. The Dark Roots of Thrash II tour […]

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Video of full Metal Allegiance concert in Anaheim online

Posted by on January 27, 2015

We’ve been telling you about the all-star Metal Allegiance show since its inception on Motörhead’s Motörboat cruise last fall. The big night was last Wednesday, January 21 in Anaheim, CA at the House of Blues. If you weren’t there, now you can watch the entire show yourself on YouTube! The lineup of participating musicians and […]

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New England Metal and Hardcore Fest announce more bands

Posted by on January 21, 2015

It’ll be April before we know it, and that means the New England Metal and Hardcore Festival line-up is coming together. With headliners like Testament, Between The Buried and Me, and Motionless In White already announced, we’re stoked to bring you the news of the third wave of bands that will round out this year’s already impressive line-up! When […]

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Interview: Scott Lee continues to power New England Metal and Hardcore Fest

Posted by on January 19, 2015

For the seventeenth consecutive year, metal fans in the Northeast will be making a pilgrimage to the Palladium in Worcester, MA for the New England Metal and Hardcore Festival on April 17-19. Like previous years, the festival caters to fans of just about every genre of metal. Want classic thrash? Exodus and Testament will be […]

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Gary Holt blew out his wrist playing new Slayer solos

Posted by on January 16, 2015

It’s been nine months since we first heard “Implode,” our first taste of new Slayer. And there will be a new album from the  band, their first in six years, coming this year. Recently, Jose Mangin from SiriusXM chatted with the band’s newest guitarist, Exodus’ Gary Holt, about both of his bands. Regarding “Implode,” he says […]

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