Jason Newsted, who played bass in Metallica for 15 years (and Ozzy Osbourne‘s band for a year), sums it up nicely: “Black Sabbath is timeless, ageless, and I guess could be considered the godfathers of our kind of music.”
He’s the closest thing metal has to a renaissance man: Corey Taylor fronts no less than two major bands, Slipknot and Stone Sour.
We sat down with some of the icons of the last few decades of heavy metal and hard rock to talk about the culture, why it’s so enduring, and how it has changed. Unsurprisingly, Judas Priest’s Rob Halford, Corey Taylor (Slipknot, Stone Sour), Phil Anselmo (Pantera, Down), Dave Mustaine and Dave Ellefson (Megadeth) and Jason Newsted (Metallica), all had a lot to say on the matter.
As the GRAMMYs approach, we talked to some serious detractors of the awards: Stone Sour. If you think the Recording Academy gets it wrong far too often, these guys are with you.
Dave Grohl‘s Sound City Players blew the roof off of Park City Live in Utah earlier this month at the Sundance Film Festival (January 18), and they will rock the Hollywood Palladium after the film’s […]
This past Friday night (January 18), Corey Taylor made the following announcement from the stage at Park City Live in Utah: “This is the craziest f***in’ night of my life.” That’s quite a statement from […]