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Tag Archives: The Big Four

Metal Insider’s Top 5: Events In 2011 That We’re Thankful For

Posted by on November 21, 2011

Metal Insider’s Top 5 is a column where we count down the top five of…well basically anything. Thanksgiving is literally just around the corner. It’s a day to be thankful for all you have and to spend quality time with family. In truth, though, it’s likely that time of year when you watch football while guzzling beer […]

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Video: The Big 4’s Big Jam

Posted by on September 15, 2011

While there were a lot of great things about yesterday’s Big 4 show at the Yankee Stadium, perhaps the most buzzed about was the by-now-expected jam towards the end of the night. Scott Ian had promised that they were going to change things up a a bit from previous performances, and sure enough, the assembled […]

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The Big 4 Perform “Am I Evil?” (Again) At U.S. Show

Posted by on April 25, 2011

One of the coolest moments to come out of the Big 4 Tour last Summer was seeing Metallica, Megadeth, Anthrax, and (one member of) Slayer perform Diamond Head’s “Am I Evil?” together in Sofia, Bulgaria. So it was inevitable that the Big 4 would once again perform together at their first U.S. show (at the […]

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Hanneman Performs Two Songs With Slayer At Big 4 U.S. Show

Posted by on April 25, 2011

Last week, Slayer’s Tom Araya said that guitairist Jeff Hanneman, who has been sidelined due to an arm infection, was trying his best to heal in time for the Big 4’s U.S. show this past Saturday, though Kerry King wasn’t as confident he’d be well enough in time. Well it turns out that Hanneman was […]

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Jeff Hanneman To Perform At The U.S. Big 4 Show?

Posted by on April 21, 2011

For those who don’t remember, guitarist Jeff Hanneman has been forced to sit out of Slayer’s recent performances as he rehabilitates from a spider bite infection on his arm. The band has been able to perform with Exodus’ Gary Holt and Cannibal Corpse’s Pat O’Brien filling in. Since then, it’s been unclear as to when […]

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DEP, Don Jamieson, Agnostic Front And More Reveal Their Favorite Big 4 Band

Posted by on April 21, 2011

This Saturday, for the first time in America in over 25 years, Metallica, Megadeth, Slayer and Anthrax will take the stage as the Big Four in Indio. The metal titans have played European festivals before, but their sole American date (so far, anyway) is seeing people fly in from around the world to witness a […]

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Big Foreplay: Jamey Jasta, Danny Lilker, Red Fang And More Weigh In On Big 4

Posted by on April 20, 2011

This Saturday, for the first time in America in over 25 years, Metallica, Megadeth, Slayer and Anthrax will take the stage as the Big Four in Indio. The metal titans have played European festivals before, but their sole American date (so far, anyway) is seeing people fly in from around the world to witness a […]

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Scott Ian Explains His Decision To Sit Out Of Anthrax Shows

Posted by on March 17, 2011

Last week, it was revealed that Sepultura guitarist Andreas Kisser would be filling in for Scott Ian during a bunch of Anthrax’s European dates while the goatee’d guitarist tackled his new role as father. It’s understandable that Ian would want to be present at the birth of his and wife Pearl Aday’s first child. Yet […]

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The Big Four To Play Sweden

Posted by on March 2, 2011

The Big Four (Metallica, Slayer, Megadeth, and Anthrax) have added a date in Gothenburg, Sweden on July 3, 2011.

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The Big 4 Announce Italian Date

Posted by on February 22, 2011

The Big 4 (Metallica, Slayer, Megadeth, and Anthrax) keep rolling out the dates, with the newest addition being in Milan, Italy at the Fiera Open Air Arena on July 6. In Metallica’s message mentioning the new date, they claim “One more on the docket . . . keep watching here!”

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