DAVID ELLEFSON To Join OVERKILL For ‘Scorching Latin America 2024’ Tour

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For forty years, OVERKILL has been blazing trails in the world of metal, crafting unforgettable moments that define the genre. This April, they’re embarking on their “Scorching Latin America 2024” tour, bringing their electrifying performances to ten cities across the region. Starting on April 11th in Guadalajara, Mexico, the tour will journey through Costa Rica, … Read more

TED NUGENT: KANYE WEST Is ‘A Man Of Great Vision’

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Ted Nugent lauds Kanye West as a visionary, his words echoing through the corridors of admiration. In an illuminating discourse with Fox News, West’s unwavering support for Donald Trump and his outspoken stance on contentious issues stirred a tempest of opinions. While many chose to castigate the rapper’s viewpoints, Nugent stood steadfast in his appreciation … Read more

NIGHTWISH Re-Signs With Nuclear Blast


In the grand tapestry of modern metal history, few collaborations sparkle with the same ethereal brilliance as that between Finland’s symphonic metal maestros and the esteemed label NUCLEAR BLAST. As the calendar turns to 2024, it marks a remarkable two-decade journey of musical enchantment. Today, amidst the harmonious symphony of celebration, the international metal powerhouse … Read more

MARK TREMONTI Explains How METALLICA Influenced Him & How Their Guitar Dynamics Set Them Apart

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Mark Tremonti, the driving force behind Alter Bridge, wears his Metallica fandom proudly. He attributes his musical journey to the thrash metal giants, particularly their 1986 masterpiece, Master of Puppets. While the shredding solos and headbanging anthems are undeniably powerful, it’s Metallica’s mastery of dynamics that resonates deeply with Tremonti. Reflecting on Metallica’s impact, Tremonti … Read more

DAVE MUSTAINE: ‘It’s Time For METALLICA To Step Up’ And Organize Another ‘Big Four’ Concert


In a recent interview with Greg Prato of Songfacts, Dave Mustaine, the visionary force behind MEGADETH, has once again ignited the spark for another chapter of the iconic “Big Four” concerts in the thrash metal realm. Mustaine, ever the advocate for a grand musical spectacle, discussed the prospect of a reunion, expressing, “I really think … Read more


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In a recent guest appearance on Speak N’ Destroy, legendary SLAYER drummer Dave Lombardo unfolded a captivating narrative detailing his almost-foray into MEGADETH when he initially departed from SLAYER in 1986. The departure from SLAYER during the Reign in Blood tour was prompted by Lombardo’s financial concerns, as he candidly expressed, “I wasn’t making any … Read more

‘There’s Thousand Of Yngwie Malmsteens,’ Ozzy Producer Says On Modern Guitarists

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Legendary producer Max Norman, known for his sonic stamp on heavyweights like Ozzy Osbourne, recently spoke out on the changing landscape of rock music. His concerns? A vanishing dynamic range (think: the contrast between soft and loud) and diminishing emotional depth, especially when it comes to guitarists. Norman blames, in part, our social media-fueled world. … Read more

Is The Summer Slaughter Tour Coming Back?

The renowned Summer Slaughter Tour, a pinnacle in the realm of traveling festivals within extreme music, seems to be making a potential comeback. The organizers, after an unexpected three-year hiatus on Instagram, have resurfaced, raising the tantalizing prospect of the tour’s revival. Collaborating with Sumerian Records on a cryptic Instagram post, they pose the question … Read more