Music Gear News

At Gear4music.com we update our news channel daily to ensure you always get the latest and most important music news.

Heavy metal titans still partying hard

Heavy metal bands Megadeth, Slayer and Anthrax say they still party as hard as when they last toured together 19 years ago.
Great deals on musical instruments

Megadeth, Slayer and Anthrax say they still party as hard as when they last toured together 19 years ago.

The three US heavy metal bands embarked on a landmark tour, 'Clash Of The Titans' in 1991, and have recently reprised it - performing a string of dates across Europe, and presently undertaking a series of US shows under the title 'American Carnage' - however, Slayer guitarist Kerry King said, for him, the partying backstage hasn't got any less.

He told website Spin.com: "I drank a lot then and I probably drink more now. You just get better at it. "Europe was cool. We've done this tour before, so it's like a sequel almost 20 years later. That's cool because some of the fans who are going to be here weren't even alive then."

Anthrax guitarist Scott Ian added that the tour is not about nostalgia, because the bands' - who had their heyday in the 80s - music has stood the test of time and is still finding a new, younger, audience today.

He added: "Our 25-year-old music is better than anything else. And we play it better than we've ever played it before.

"Who is better than us? I'm not trying to be arrogant when I say that. It's what I truly believe. And there are generations of kids that never got to see it - not the first time around. We're playing songs that are just timeless."

The 'American Carnage' tour is heading across the US this month.

Posted on 1 Oct 2010 07:00 to category : Music News

Related Music News

thumbnail

With the advent of various new files formats and the cancelling of several licensing programs, the MP3 is speculated to soon become a thing of the past.

17 May 2017 12:40
thumbnail

JBL Professional has launched a competition that gives aspiring musician the opportunity to record in a professional facility with renowned producer Steve Levine.

8 May 2017 14:48
thumbnail

Delivered by Choreographer and Theater Director Arlene Phillips, The Bacc For the Future campaign has acquired support of over 100 hundred influential figures

28 Mar 2017 12:28
thumbnail

On the 22nd of April, Pink Floyd will be releasing an unheard version of the iconic classic 'Interstellar Overdrive' in celebration of world record day

23 Mar 2017 15:29
thumbnail

With an increased quality of specifications right across the board, Apple's eponymous 'iPad' will host a whole generous selection of great new features.

22 Mar 2017 15:09
thumbnail

Supported by the likes of Ed Sheeran, Royal Blood, Wolf Alice and many more, Fanfair Alliances new educational guide is available for free download online.

21 Mar 2017 15:25

Recent Music News

thumbnail

The latest entry into the acclaimed microphone brands line-up, the sE8 Small Condenser Microphone packs a big punch despite its diminutive and compact frame.

13 Jul 2017 13:24
thumbnail

A familiar face in an all new format, the Waza Amplifier Head lets you experience the full power of an established classic in the comfort of your own bedroom.

11 Jul 2017 11:07
thumbnail

A visual percussion instrument that promises a completely immersive rhythmic experience, the DR-01S is the first of many in the latest percussive generation.

11 Jul 2017 10:14
thumbnail

In celebration of BOSS' 40th anniversary, the company releases a triumvirate of their most famous and sought-after pedals in a limited-edition box-set format.

11 Jul 2017 09:39
thumbnail

In celebration of their rich history, VOX launches the AC30HW60 and AC15HW60. Designed to emulate the classics, VOX add impetus to the saying 'old is gold'

7 Jul 2017 10:57
thumbnail

Continuing the legacy of Elektron's previous entries, the Analog Four MKII/Analog Rytm MKII marks the beginning of a new era graced with bountiful enhancements

6 Jul 2017 14:51