EXCLUSIVE: The Killing Road - A History Of Megadeth's Opening Acts

 
Back in the day, back when a Big 4 show was nothing but a fanboy's dream, three of the most important thrash metal bands of all time teamed up for a monumental tour called Clash of the Titans. The US version of the trek featured Megadeth, Slayer and Anthrax as rotating co-headliners, playing huge venues across America in 1991, still part of the Rust in Peace era to Megadeth fans. In interviews at the time, Megadeth leader Dave Mustaine was often asked which band he thought benefitted the most from the tour.
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Roadrunner Musicians Appearing At NAMM 2012

 
NAMM, the National Association of Music Merchants, is having its annual convention this weekend at the Anaheim Convention Center in Anaheim, California, and members of DevilDriver, Korn, Megadeth and Soulfly will be appearing there this weekend. Michael Spreitzer and Jeff Kendrick of DevilDriver will be performing for Blackstar Amplification on Friday, January 20 from 4:30 - 5 PM.
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Korn Announces Additional US Tour Dates

 
Korn has announced nine additional US concerts in support of their latest album, The Path of Totality. Here are the dates: Feb 23 Detroit, MI The Fillmore Feb 24 Chicago, IL Congress Theater Feb 25 Milwaukee, WI Eagles Ballroom Feb 27 Denver, CO The Fillmore Auditorium Feb 28 Salt Lake City, UT The Complex Mar 1 Phoenix, AZ Comerica Theatre Mar 2 Las Vegas, NV The Palms Mar 3 San Bernardino, CA NOS Event Center Mar 4 San Francisco, CA The Warfield The Path of Totality, which Revolver magazine named its Album of the Year in 2011, is available now; click here to get it!.
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Members Of Slipknot And Korn Named Best 21st Century Guitarists By ArtistDirect.com

 
Korn guitarist James "Munky" Shaffer and Slipknot axemen Jim Root and Mick Thomson were singled out on ArtistDirect.com's list of "Six String Titans of the 21st Century." The site's editors praised Munky for his work on Korn's latest album, The Path of Totality, saying, "Munky finds a way to make his classically distorted, dystopian riffs work seamlessly alongside a dubstep symphony. It shows true talent, as Korn reinvent themselves and rock music yet again." Regarding Slipknot's guitar team, they had this to say: "Slipknot are one of the most inventive metal bands ever.
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