Despite the infamous rivalry between the Red Sox and Yankees, metalheads welcomed New York thrash legends Anthrax with open arms as they headlined the first night of the New England Hardcore & Metal Festival at The Palladium in Worcester, Mass., on Saturday (April 19).
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Legendary shredder Gary Holt has been the center of much discussion lately, as the thrash guitarist has continued to split his time between his main band Exodus and his guest spot in Slayer. Exodus were recently forced to cancel their spot at this year's Maryland Death Fest, and of course, the rumors of Holt's departure began to fly. To combat said rumors, the band has posted an official statement about the festival cancellation, revealing that Holt needed to take care of his "seriously ill" father.
An incredibly exciting new musical project is beginning to take shape. To create the soundtrack for an upcoming documentary film about Phil Anselmo's 'House of Shock' haunted house attraction, members of Slayer, Exodus, Queens of the Stone Age and Amen have joined forces for a full-on sonic boom.
The Metal Alliance tour is coming back in 2013 with its third-ever installment. Having delivered some powerful lineups in the past, Metal Alliance has come out with its biggest bill yet, featuring Anthrax, Exodus, Municipal Waste and Holy Grail -- and they haven't even announced the entire lineup yet!