Tag Archives: Exodus

Turnstile and more added to New England Metal and Hardcore Festival

Posted by on April 2, 2015

The lineup for New England Metal and Hardcore Festival just keeps getting better as the date draws nearer, which just makes us all the more excited to be involved with it this year! Three additional bands have been announced to play the festival, which takes place at The Palladium in Worcester, MA on April 17th, […]

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Win a Chuck Billy The Chief herbal vaporizer!

Posted by on March 25, 2015

There are plenty of herbal vaporizers out there, but only one endorsed by Testament vocalist Chuck Billy. “The Chief,” a pen from Lord Vaper Pens, is the first vaporizer designed by and endorsed by a metalhead. “The Chief” is ready to use in 60 seconds and features three temperature settings (to produce bigger clouds when firing them […]

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Ron “Bumblefoot” Thal on his evolving solo career and dream collaborations

Posted by on March 19, 2015

“How you holding up in this crappy weather?” Ron “Bumblefoot” Thal asks seconds into our interview on a frigid Friday afternoon. Such cheerfulness was a constant presence during our in-depth conversation; a rare quality to find in someone whose nearly 20 year career includes releasing 10 solo studio albums, a role as a guitarist in […]

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Slayer, Motörhead, Anthrax, Exodus playing 2015 Motörboat

Posted by on March 18, 2015

Last year’s Motörhead’s Motörboat was a rousing success by all accounts, and even before it ended, the organizers said that it would be an annual event. Sure enough, the lineup and dates for 2015’s event have been announced, and it seems like they might have even upped the ante from last year’s. In addition to Motörhead, who […]

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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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