• Band Vs. Brand

    Band Vs. Brand

    When does a band become a brand? This new documentary examines the current state of the music business and reveals how the “brand” of a rock group now has more power than the members themselves.

  • Saxon

    Saxon

    St. George’s Day Sacrifice – Live in Manchester (UDR Music). Review by Joe Frietze.

  • Saxon

    St. George’s Day Sacrifice – Live in Manchester (UDR Music). Review by Joe Frietze.

  • Protest the Hero

    Protest the Hero

    Hot, cramped, and stinky. Canada’s Protest the Hero headlines an action-packed, sold-out, multi-band event — and Christopher Long holds his breath.

  • Anthrax

    Anthrax

    Orlando fans went metal-thrashing mad when the Anthrax/Testament tour recently decimated the House of Blues. Christopher Long was deep in the pit of it.

  • Buckcherry

    Buckcherry

    One thousand lucky Orlando fans experienced a virtual 3-D all-star rock and roll event sponsored by Jägermeister! Chris Long could’ve used a little more rock and a little less talk.

  • Christian Mistress

    Christian Mistress

    Agony & Opium (20 Buck Spin). Review by Matthew Moyer.

  • Slayer: War At The Warfield, Still Reigning, and Live Intrusion

    Slayer: War At The Warfield, Still Reigning, and Live Intrusion

    Somebody get Matthew Moyer a towel — he’s been standing in Slayer’s bloody rainstorm again, watching concert DVDs.

  • Live, Loud and Proud

    Live, Loud and Proud

    Carl F Gauze recommends this live footage of Cactus rocking out, especially if you missed them the first time around.

  • Styx

    Styx

    Cashing in on the current classic albums craze, Styx returned to Melbourne, Florida to recreate two best-selling records in one hit-filled evening that had Chris Long enthralled.

  • Slayer

    Slayer

    Three of thrash metal’s infamous Big Four recently teamed up and proved to be the mightiest force to hit South Florida since Hurricane Andrew. Chris Long was on hand for the American Carnage Tour with Slayer, Megadeth, and Anthrax.

  • Charlie Benante

    Charlie Benante

    From their new record to their ever-changing front men to personal musical influences, Anthrax drummer Charlie Benante had a lot to say leading up to his band’s 2010 tour with thrash metal heavyweights Megadeth and Slayer.

  • Anvil

    Anvil

    This Is Thirteen (VH1 Classics). Review by Duncan B. Barlow.

  • Metallica: The Club Dayz 1982-1984

    Metallica: The Club Dayz 1982-1984

    Bill Hale‘s slick photo collection reminds haters and fans alike of Metallica‘s glory days. Even Matthew Moyer admires the redemption.

  • Megadeth

    Megadeth

    Dave Mustaine and his once trailblazing Megadeth seem to be facing the quandary of many “classic” acts, an audience that wants you frozen in time and the creeping realization that your best songs are behind you. Nostalgia may sell, but Chris Catania ain’t buying.

  • Over Kill

    Over Kill

    Immortalis (Bodog Music). Review by Jen Cray.

  • Lamb of God

    Lamb of God

    Gail Worley caught up with talkative drummer Chris Adler in Florida the day after their last show of this summer’s Ozzfest tour and got some engaging insight into the very heavy metal world of Lamb of God.

  • Manowar

    Manowar

    The Sons of Odin (Magic Circle Music). Review by Bob Ham.

  • Slayer

    Slayer

    Slayer and Unearth bring the heaviness back to thrash and remind Orlando that metal is meant to be dangerous. Jen Cray was in the middle of it all.

  • Trivium

    Trivium

    The Crusade (Roadrunner). Review by Jen Cray.

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