The Big Four of thrash metal continue to make history – because last night (June 22) the bands got together on stage!
On May 26, Accept returned to London for their first show in Britain for 24 years. Xavier Russell was on hand for the occasion, and now compares this gig to one of the band’s earliest performances in the city, at the Hammersmith Odeon in 1984 – when a couple of whippersnapper wannabe metal musicians were caught headbanging at the front!
This week we’ve got the new records from Soulfly and Deftones, punk versions of classic rock anthems, a Spanish alternative to Nightwish, plus a Thunder box set, Porcupine Tree DVD, a book on James Hetfield… and a young London band who’ve attracted Ronnie Wood’s attention!
With the news that Tommy Lee has teamed up with US comedian Dane Cook to do an album. We got to thinking about other suitable hook-ups between rock and comedy. We can do a compilation album called the The Merry Mirthful Mash-Up. And it’ll feature: