Sepultura with the Cavaleras is NOT like Megadeth without Dave Mustaine, says guitarist
Mad, bad and dangerous to know, Iron Monkey received scarcely any praise when they were a going concern. Now, 11 years after they split up, they’re hailed as heroes. But then, some of us knew it all along. Welcome to the latest Cult Heroes. Check out all the past Cult Heroes here.
Classic Rock’s been going through a load of CDs over the past week, ones that pile up unlistened, as you tend to go for the priorities, like those you have to review, or actually just want to enjoy. And as usual, it’s a case of some surprises (good and bad) and others which live up (or down) to expectations.
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!