Archive for October, 2011

THE DEVILS YOU KNOW: Anthrax from left to right: Frank Bello, Scott Ian, Rob Caggiano, Charlie Benante and Joey Belladonna. How much does Charlie love the Beatles? Read his album pick and then pay attention to his shirt. By Metal Dave Glessner 2Fast2Die is still stark raving euphoric over the new Anthrax album, “Worship Music.” It’s so […]

By Metal Dave Glessner The above photo was taken at San Antonio’s Hemisfair Arena (RIP) when I snuck into soundcheck on the afternoon of an Iron Maiden/Anthrax gig in 1991. Armed with a stack of records, I literally walked into the empty arena and found Anthrax on stage performing Judas Priest songs. Pressing my luck, I […]

By Metal Dave Glessner Where do you start when Rob Halford grants you an interview? The better question is where do you stop? When the answers are coming from the Metal God himself, it’s tempting to not only ask about Judas Priest, but also about his pets, shoe size and favorite recipes. Hell, he’s Rob Halford!!! […]

By Metal Dave Glessner If Ritchie Blackmore had a dollar for every musician who passed through his payroll, he could retire to Sherwood Forest and cool his frets forever. Oh, wait a minute! Kidding aside, the legendary Deep Purple shredder has assembled some fireball bands over the decades, not the least of which was Rainbow […]