Metal Alliance Tour: Anthrax with Exodus, High On Fire, Municipal Waste, and Holy Grail
They're fundamental building blocks of life, shaping all we have and determining all we know. You can sugarcoat it all you want, but the results are all the same. Life is created, life is destroyed, and the world goes on. In between? We live, we love, we laugh, we cry, we mourn. Life takes us on flights of uninhibited fancy, and life sends us down roads of unrelenting turmoil. Through the creation, through the destruction, and through the bittersweet ironies that consume us.
Nearly as much as Metallica or Megadeth, Anthrax were responsible for the emergence of speed and thrash metal. Combining the speed and fury of hardcore punk with the prominent guitars and vocals of heavy metal, they helped create a new subgenre of heavy metal on their early albums....
Lauded Polish progressive rock collective Exodus formed in 1976. Often described as the "Polish Yes" due to their strong tendencies toward integrating classical music with rock, the band, which spent its formative years playing ambitious theater shows, appearing on television, and releasing the occasional single, didn't get around to releasing a full-length record, The Most Beautiful Day, until 1980....
When stoner rock mavens Sleep called it quits in the late 1990s, guitarist Matt Pike formed the doom metal band High on Fire. Surely one of the most muscular power trios since Motorhead, High on Fire are also reminiscent of genre defining metal acts such as Celtic Frost, Slayer, and, of course, Black Sabbath....
From choosing a name that makes them sound like some sort of urban public works department, to their music itself, Richmond, VA's Municipal Waste openly bow down to the memory of '80s thrash metal and crossover -- twenty years after, and a few hundred miles away from the original movement's heyday in New York City....
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