Author Archives: MDuffy

Anthrax Rocks Record Crowd At 2012 Mayhem Festival

The 2012 Mayhem Festival got off to a big bang this weekend in San Bernadino, Calif., as a record 26,150 fans in attendance made up the largest crowd in event history, according to Mayhem officials. That would be 4,000 more … Continue reading

Kreator & Accept Announce Teutonic Terror Attack

German metal heavyweights Kreator and Accept announced plans to take over North America with their upcoming Teutonic Terror Attack. Beginning Sept. 5 in Washington D.C., the tour will run through 23 shows that end with and Oct. 4 gig in … Continue reading

Metal Mike Chlasciak To Lead Clinic At Drome Sound

Halford guitarist and shredder extraordinaire Metal Mike Chlasciak is set to lead a free clinic at Drome Sound in Schenectady, N.Y., on June 30. Metal Mike has been hard at work finishing up his upcoming solo album, The Metalworker, having … Continue reading

David Ellefson Takes Fans Behind The Scenes of Hellfest

Megadeth bassist David Ellefson has posted an amazing nine-and-a-half-minute video from backstage before a June 15 show at France’s Hellfest. While a little dark at the beginning, the clip is an edited look at the pre-concert buildup to the post-show … Continue reading

Iron Maiden, Lamb Of God, Trivium & Others Win Big At Metal Hammer‘s Golden Gods

Iron Maiden, Trivium, Lamb of God, Anthrax and Machine Head‘s Phil Demmel were among the list of Jackson artists who cleaned up this week at the 10th annual Metal Hammer Golden Gods Awards. Maiden took home the Best Event honors for … Continue reading

Miss May I Drops New Music Video, Hitting Warped Tour

With At Heart scheduled to drop June 12, Ohio metal outfit Miss May I released a music video for the song “Hey Mister.” The track is featured on a free 34-song compilation from the Vans Warped Tour, which is here. While … Continue reading