Thrash. Thrash. Thrash. Yes, thrash is what the Bay Area metal scene is famous for. But it doesn't all begin and end with blistering riffs -- our local bands have churned out plenty sludgy stoner metal as well, and even some very heavy shit that's damn near unclassifiable. It's all here on our list ... More >>
Richard HaickSatriani showing off at the Fox last nightJoe SatrianiNed Evett & Triple DoubleJanuary 13, 2010@ The Fox Theater, OaklandBetter than: Hearing Machine Head in high-school detention hall.
There's just something about the title of Joe Satriani's new album, Black Swans and Wormhole ... More >>
Alex SolcaMachine Head, with Flynn second from rightRobb Flynn, frontman for the Grammy-nominated Oakland metal band Machine Head, had a very bad day Tuesday: He returned home from up picking up his son from school to find his Martinez home ransacked -- and two valuable guitars, including one giv ... More >>