Anthrax, Exodus, High On Fire, Municipal Waste, Holy Grail
Thursday, March 28, 2013
The Regency Ballroom
Better than: Actually getting Anthrax (the bacterial disease).
You could smell the heshers all the way down to Van Ness and Geary. The air reeked of sweat and Pantene Pro-V. There be a metal sh ... More >>
Metallica at the Fillmore Wednesday night. Notice that James Hetfield isn't wearing a shirt.
See more of our Metallica Week coverage:
Author Brian Lew on the Early Days of Metallica and the Bay Area Thrash Metal Scene
Six Signs of Metallica's Pervasive Influence on Pop Culture
Metallica Ki ... More >>
Richard HaickAnthrax at the Warfield on Sunday.
Oct. 23, 2011
Better than: Listening to the new Loutallica album online.
Bay Area thrash-metal fans still waiting for Metallica to bring the Big 4 Tour to their hometown got to enjoy a neck- ... More >>
Anthrax, with Scott Ian at the far right.
California may have been the epicenter of the emerging thrash-metal scene at the dawn of the 1980s, but the NYC headbangers of Anthrax unquestionably earned their place in the genre's history. As an East Coast counterpart and early ally of Metallica, ... More >>
Mick Jagger threw his name into the running for what may become the biggest supergroup of 2011, joining Dave Stewart of the Eurythmics, Damien Marley, Joss Stone, and A.R. Rahman, composer of the Slumdog Millionaire soundtrack, for what promises to be an eclectic (and hopefully not too terr ... More >>