In Flames fans climbed the ‘Ropes’ to a major victory in the last Cage Match as they helped the band beat Asking Alexandria with their relentless voting. With one more win, In Flames' 'Ropes' will enter the Loudwire Cage Match Hall of Fame, but the band will have to earn it against a veteran band of heavy thrashers!
Legendary thrashers Anthrax have been busting out some mind-blowing surprises lately. On Wednesday night (March 27), Anthrax brought both legendary guitarist Slash and iconic Public Enemy rapper Chuck D onstage on Los Angeles. Now comes news that last night in San Francisco, Anthrax were joined by Metallica guitarist Kirk Hammett for an explosive live performance of AC/DC's 'T.N.T.'
Who doesn't love a good fist-pumping metal anthem? Anthrax have been enjoying rocking out to AC/DC's 'T.N.T.' while on tour, promoting their recently released version from the new 'Anthems' covers EP. But Wednesday (March 27) in Los Angeles, the veteran metallers offered a warm welcome to special guest Slash for their performance.
As native New Yorkers, Anthrax were thrilled getting to play Yankees Stadium a couple of years ago for 'The Big 4.' But the honor didn't just stop there, as the band recently learned that the specialized Yankees jerseys made for the occasion are currently hanging in the historic baseball stadium for all to see.
It was March 22, 1987, when Anthrax released the album that would change their career. The group had built a decent following with their first two albums, but 'Among the Living' would arguably prove to be their biggest and most popular record, so much so that the band even reunited the 'Among the Living' lineup for a tour back in 2005 and is playing the entire album on the 2013 Metal Alliance Tour. This Readers Poll asks you to tell us which song off the classic 'Among the Living' album is your favorite.
Guitarist Rob Caggiano's exit from Anthrax has been a confusing one. At first, Caggiano chalked up his departure as wanting to focus primarily as an in-studio producer, specifically with Volbeat, but exactly one month after leaving Anthrax, Caggiano joined Volbeat as a full-time guitarist. The reactions of Anthrax band members have been mixed, but now Caggiano has gone further in-depth as to why he chose to leave the thrash legends.
Iron Maiden have been confirmed to bring their brand of British metal to the 'world's heaviest building.' Legitimately named the world's largest civilian building, most expensive administrative building and world's heaviest building by the World Records Academy, the Romanian Palace of the Parliament lies adjacent to Constitution Square, which will host a historic outdoor metal concert featuring not only Iron Maiden, but New York thrash legends Anthrax, as well.