[Concert Review + Setlists] Anthrax and Megadeth at Rock on the Range 2012 at Columbus Crew Stadium, 5.20.12

Metal’s faithful held their horns high for Joey Belladonna and Anthrax on Sunday at ROTR. (Photo Credit: Gene Natale Jr. / 88.7 WJCU)

The world of thrash was well represented at Rock on the Range on Sunday at Columbus Crew Stadium in Columbus, OH as Anthrax and Megadeth showed that music festival just what they are all about. Both bands rocked frenetic sets to fervent crowds, populated largely by younger fans who were seeing each band for the first time. Continue reading

[Photos] Anthrax at Rock on the Range 2012 at Columbus Crew Stadium on 5.20.12

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Anthrax Anthrax, live in concert at Rock on the Range at Columbus Crew Stadium, f.y.e. Second Stage in Columbus, OH on 5.20.12. (Photo Credit: Gene Natale, Jr. / 88.7 WJCU)

[Concert Preview] Rock on the Range Day 3 Featuring Rob Zombie, Marilyn Manson, Megadeth, Anthrax, Mastodon, and More!

Megadeth is one of many heavy-hitting bands that will be Rocking the Range in Columbus, OH from May 19-20. (Photo Credit: Gene Natale, Jr. / 88.7 WJCU)

The final day of Rock on the Range 2012 could be the heaviest of the three this year, this Sunday at Columbus Crew Stadium in Columbus, OH. Essential thrashers Megadeth and Anthrax will shred amongst a field of rock giants that includes Rob Zombie, Marilyn Manson and Down. As always, there is more to the day than just the top billed acts, so read on down the list to learn a little bit about all the bands you should expect to see on Sunday! Continue reading

Slayer, Slipknot to Headline Rockstar Mayhem Festival. 7.25.12 at Blossom Music Center

They say this year's Mayhem Fest has its best lineup to date - with Slayer on the bill, that just may be the case... (Photo Courtesy of Live Nation)

The Rockstar Mayhem Fest is coming to Cleveland in the tour’s fifth year, for a show at Blossom Music Center on July 25. This year’s slate of performing bands is particularly promising, with thrash stalwarts Slayer and Anthrax amongst the headliners. Continue reading

Judas Priest – 2011 WNCX Hall of Fame Nominee

Scott Travis, Rob Halford, and Glenn Tipton of Judas Priest (Photo: Kevin Winter / Getty Images)

Hailing from Birmingham, England, leather-clad Judas Priest were one of the pioneers and mainstays of the heavy metal genre. Despite limited success in the U.K. in the band’s earlier years, the group achieved rock immortality in the U.S. as it shed its earlier bluesy sound for a decidedly heavier tone – British Steel, anyone? Continue reading