Oct 4, 2013
World Class Drummer In San Jose Tonight
With so many great guitar players excelling in so many metal bands these days one thing that can set a band apart from the pack is a great drummer.
Gene Hoglan on The Early Days of L.A. Thrash Metal
Gene Hoglan is one of the most in-demand drummers in metal. The virtuoso is currently juggling duties in animated metal greats Dethklok and Bay Area thrashers Testament, along with pinch-hitting gigs when other metal greats are in a bind.
Hammer of Doom News Report 09.10.13: 'He Said, He Said' Edition
Welcome, Metal Faithful, to the only place more stopped up a highway with a moped up in the front, the HAMMER OF DOOM! I am your host, as always, the giant bearded bastard, the metalhead, Mr.Fun-Time himself, and your metal missionary, Robert Cooper! This week for me wasn't anything that great, I had classes that made me want to go eat paste, and ... (more)
Former Holy Terror vocalist Keith Deen passes away at 56
This past week, the heavy metal community said goodbye to one of its most sadly unheralded voices of the 80s when former Holy Terror vocalist Keith Deen passed away on Thursday, December 13.
NWOBHM was more than Iron Maiden's birthplace and Metallica's playground - pt. 3
Yet another band covered by Metallica for that inaugural live show is Savage. The song in question, " Let it Loose ", later also covered on an early Metallica demo , was first released as a split with a few other NWOBHM bands in 1981.