Article and Photos by: Linda Carlson Cincinnati, OH – It’s the end of an era. Slayer, the thrash metal band that captivated loyal fans through nearly four decades of rising riffs, raging lyrics and heart-pounding concerts, are making their way through their Final World Tour, along with an incredible supporting lineup: Lamb of God, Anthrax, Behemoth and Testament.
Articles and Photography by Steven Principato Sayerville, NJ - In the continuing struggle of keeping the eternal flame of classic metal burning brightly, a triple edged assault comprised of legendary acts Prong, Sepultura, and Testament arrived at NJ’s most popular rock venue, vowing to uphold their 30 plus year obligation of hearing
Article and Photos by: Steven Principato Brooklyn, New York - Like a chainsaw straight through the middle of a long workweek, Nails, along with Toxic Holocaust and Gatecreeper conveniently assisted in the collective purging out the pen- up aggression for a few hundred bruise hungry headbangers through the magic of mosh-inducing music,
Article and Photography by Steven Principato New York, NY -- Hidden discreetly beneath the cavernous expanse of Webster Hall, which appeared to be hosting an immeasurably paradoxical dance-party event, The Marlin Room is a small and personal sized room that faithfully re-creates the atmosphere that of a small venue, forbidding any admission to
Article and Photos by: Steven Principato NYC - When contemplating thrash metal, visions of woolly haired, angst-ridden young men come to mind. Snarling and uniformed in denim and leather, these soldiers of speed deliver punishing rapid fire barrages of ordnance. Originating not from their matching bullet belts encircling their waists, but from