Legendary Slayer drummer Dave Lombardo has just detonated a pipe bomb regarding the thrash band's business dealings and internal turmoil. One week ago, on Valentine's Day, Lombardo was notified by the band's lawyers that his services behind the kit would not be needed for Slayer's upcoming Australian tour dates. The entire story feels beyond odd and incredibly cold, and Lombardo has detailed the sudden decision in an official statement.
The year of 2013 is starting to rev up with some pretty sweet shows and tours! Good thing that a majority of these shows will be making stops here in a Grand Rapids, like Testament, The Devil Wears Prada, Lacuna Coil, etc. Let's add Hatebreed to that roster shall we?
Time for another Metalhead Ned interview here at WGRD! When I heard that Thrash Metal legends Testament were coming to town (tomorrow in fact), I knew what I had to do...I had to somehow grab an interview with the beast known as Chuck Billy of Testament.
Before a band get's big, they have to start off as a local band. Listeners today are getting "too used" to hearing the top hits on the radio. As a band, you need to start somewhere, and radio station's don't look at local metal enough. WGRD is putting an end to that! For this week's LOCAL METAL MOMENT, we are checking out ChuggeR!
In this day and age in the music industry, it's hard for bands to keep songs under wraps before their official release. Disturbed singer David Draiman's new band Device are no exception, with the first single 'Vilify' off their self-titled debut hitting YouTube today (Feb. 17). Listen below.
When it comes to metal, nothing can define the music more than the master behind the AXE! Different types of vocals, drums, etc...but the guitar is what can either make or break a metal group. Throughout the years, guitarist have come and gone, but there is no doubt that these are some of the top metal guitarist that have ever existed
Before a band get's big, they have to start off as a local band. Listeners today are getting "too used" to hearing the top hits on the radio. As a band, you need to start somewhere, and radio station's don't look at local etal enough. WGRD is putting an end to that! For this week's LOCAL METAL MOMENT, we are checking out STONE THE MANIC!
Sadly, I will not being going to Rock On The Range this year...I go EVERY YEAR, but this years line-up sadly didn't impress me as much as the previous years have. For the 90's Grunge fans, ROTR is the place to be. On the other hand, MAYHEM FESTIVAL is for the the METALHEADS!
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