Slayer guitarist Jeff Hanneman died of cirrhosis on May 2, the same day as the Golden Gods Awards. It was devastating that on a day meant to celebrate the lives of the best musicians in metal, one of those artists was taken from the world of music.
It also came as a shock. In fact, by all accounts ... More >>
For as long as metal has been around, people have associated the sound with "The Devil" and "Satanism." Locally, it's slim pickins' finding an actual Satanic metal band to chat with. I'm not talking "dressed in black" here; I'm talking blood-guzzling, church-burning, javelina-murdering dudes donning ... More >>
Sometimes it can be difficult to get pumped up for the holidays, especially nowadays, when the sacred dates are saturated with commercialism, consumer greed, and an importance on tradition that, unfortunately for many, lost its spiritual meaning a long time ago.
Your Holiday Heavy Metal ... More >>
By Jason Roche
Halloween is the time where it's acceptable to wallow in the creepy, the crawly, the dark, and the macabre. Sounds like the themes of heavy metal, year-round! Here then, are those most spine-tingliest metal album covers, for your All Hallow's Eve viewing pleasure. Step inside...
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Yeah, yeah, yeah...we get it. Mondays suck (we've read Garfield). But it means the start of a new week, which means a bunch of killer shows in and around Phoenix.
And here are a few of the coolest, our top five must-see shows this week.
See also: Snoop Dogg at the Arizona State Fair
See also: Judas Priest at the Arizona State Fair
It used to be that playing the state fair circuit meant you were a has-been, that your rock 'n' roll career had gone belly up (you know, like billed after the puppet show, Spinal Tap-style).
Maybe it' ... More >>
Previously on The Serene Dominic Show we chatted with Jono Manson in a motorbus waiting to go on at last Saturday's Tempe Block Party.
While Jono was onstage getting ready to perform, I got a chance to -- in that very same motorbus--meet with Aaron Beaver of the Austin Texas rock band Shurm ... More >>
â€‹Consider yourself lucky if you got to see Gorillaz on tour this year. The band has announced that they might be through with playing huge shows, according to NME.The band can't "keep going at this size and pace," Gorillaz frontman Damon Albarn said. He says he feels that the band has achieved wha ... More >>