1. Anthrax Distances Itself from Global Music Right's Radio Fight in Open Letter

    December 16, 2016 2:29 PM EST Irving Azoff's performance rights organization Global Music Rights (GMR) and commercial radio group the Radio Music Licensing Committee (RMLC) are embroiled in competing lawsuits against each other, with each side alleging antitrust practices. But at least one band caught in between is…

  2. Metallica, Slayer, Megadeth & Anthrax: Catching Up With Thrash Metal's Big Four In 2016

    November 03, 2016 1:03 PM EDT This week’s Billboard cover stars are Metallica , the band behind the best-selling album of the past 25 years and the most successful band to emerge from the so-called Big Four, the dominant thrash metal groups that helped bring that genre into the mainstream. It’s been eight years since…

  3. Watch Anthrax's Scott Ian Become a White Walker in Behind-the-Scenes 'Game of Thrones' Video

    June 15, 2016 11:29 AM EDT Here’s a little something to whet your appetite for the final two episodes of the current Game of Thrones season --  Anthrax guitarist transforming into a bona fide White Walker.  For the latest installment of the Nerdist series Bloodworks , Ian met with Game of Thrones prosthetic makeup…

  4. Metal Responds to Phil Anselmo's Nazi Salute: Anthrax, Machine Head, Rita Haney & More

    February 03, 2016 1:35 PM EST On Jan. 22, Phil Anselmo gave a Nazi salute and yelled “white power” onstage at a Los Angeles tribute concert for deceased Pantera guitarist “Dimebag” Darrell Abbott. Rock heroes like Dave Grohl and Robert Trujillo were on hand, so plenty of influential eyes were fixed on the show.  Slowly,…

  5. Anthrax's Scott Ian Calls Phil Anselmo's Nazi Salute 'Vile,' Suggests Donation to Jewish Center

    February 01, 2016 7:46 PM EST Pantera frontman Phil Anselmo may be sorry for his "white power" remarks and Nazi gestures at last week's Dimebash event , but Anthrax frontman Scott Ian is suggesting he put his money where his mouth is.  Machine Head Frontman Robb Flynn Calls Out Phil Anselmo for Nazi Salute…

  6. T Bone Burnett and Anthrax's Scott Ian Chime In on Streaming Debate

    December 18, 2015 4:18 PM EST T Bone Burnett and Anthrax guitarist  Scott Ian don’t have a lot in common. One has a full head of hair, likes a clean shave and produces Grammy Award-winning Americana music. The other likes the cue-ball look, sports the shweetest goatee since Dimebag Darrell and is one of metal’s most…

  7. Exclusive: Watch a Clip From Scott Ian's 'Swearing Words In Glasgow' DVD

    November 04, 2014 11:00 AM EST Anthrax guitarist says performing spoken word is like 'teaching an old dog a new trick.' Anthrax guitarist Scott Ian 's upcoming DVD Swearing Words in Glasgow (Megaforce Records, Nov. 13) captures the Glasgow, Scotland, date of the 2013 U.K. leg of his Swearing Words tour.…

  8. Slipknot Frontman Corey Taylor Subject of Upcoming Comedy Roast

    March 18, 2014 8:32 PM EDT Roast to be held at Columbus' Rock on the Range festival in May When Corey Taylor arrives in Columbus, Ohio, for Rock on the Range this May, he won't be playing with either of his usual bands, Slipknot or Stone Sour, like he has in the past. Instead, the frontman is scheduled to be…

  9. Meat Loaf Calls New Album 'The Most Honest Record I've Ever Done'

    January 23, 2012 5:45 PM EST Meat Loaf says his upcoming new album, "Hell in a Handbasket," is "the most honest record I've ever done." It's also one of the quickest, coming less than two years after "Hang Cool Teddy Bear" in the U.S. after being released in Australia during…

  10. Meat Loaf Enlists Lil Jon, Chuck D for Upcoming 'Hell'-ish Album

    August 01, 2011 6:35 PM EDT As he continues to tour in support of his 2010 album "Hang Cool Teddy Bear" -- and to commemorate his 40th anniversary as a recording artist -- Meat Loaf has three new projects in the works, including a studio album that will feature rappers Chuck D from Public Enemy and Lil Jon . …

  11. 'Big Four' Metal Fest To Be Beamed To Big Screens

    May 21, 2010 7:59 AM EDT The Big Four tour -- Metallica , Slayer , Megadeth and Anthrax -- is playing just seven dates in Europe and nothing in North America, but headbangers on this side of the pond won't have to miss out. BY Experience will film and beam the package's June 22 stop at the Sonisphere…

  12. Ronnie James Dio, Metal Legend, Dead at 67

    May 16, 2010 5:37 PM EDT Seminal heavy metal singer Ronnie James Dio -- the voice for Elf, Blackmore's Rainbow , Black Sabbath , his own band Dio and, most recently, Heaven & Hell -- has lost his battle with stomach cancer, passing away Sunday at M.D. Anderson Hospital in Houston. Dio was 67 years old and…

  13. Metallica, Slayer, Megadeth, Anthrax To Tour Together

    December 15, 2009 11:12 AM EST Heavy metal's Big Four -- Metallica , Slayer , Megadeth and Anthrax -- will ride together in 2010. In Europe, at least. After weeks of rumors, the four bands have announced they'll take part in the traveling Sonisphere festival, starting June 16 at Bemowo Airport in Warsaw, Poland…

  14. New Metallica Album To Arrive On A Friday

    August 04, 2008 12:00 AM EDT Like its predecessor "St. Anger," the new Metallica album, "Death Magnetic," will be released worldwide off-cycle on Friday Sept. 12. No reason was given for the switch from a traditional Monday/Tuesd Like its predecessor "St. Anger," the new Metallica album, …

  15. Metallica Confirms New Album Track List

    July 23, 2008 12:00 AM EDT Metallica has confirmed the track list for its upcoming album, "Death Magnetic," due in September via Warner Bros. Metallica has confirmed the track list for its upcoming album, "Death Magnetic," due in September via Warner Bros. The one title sure to set off discussion…

  16. Bach Back In The Limelight With GNR Dates

    October 12, 2006 12:00 AM EDT After reconnecting with Axl Rose this past spring, Sebastian Bach has been pegged as the opening act for the upcoming Guns N' Roses stateside tour that gets started Oct. 20 in Jacksonville, Fla. Bach After reconnecting with Axl Rose this past spring, Sebastian Bach has been pegged as the…

  17. Nugent Ready To Raise Hell On New Album

    August 11, 2006 12:00 AM EDT Ted Nugent lit up VH1 this summer with the "Supergroup" reality show. But the Motor City Madman says not to expect to hear much more from Damnocracy, his 12-day collaboration with ex-Skid Row frontman Ted Nugent lit up VH1 this summer with the "Supergroup" reality show.…

  18. 26OnTV

    June 19, 2006 12:00 AM EDT Music-related TV listings for June 26-July 2, 2006. MONDAY, JUNE 26 "Live with Regis and Kelly," Syndicated Featured artist(s): Def Leppard (also scheduled: Carson Kressley). "Tavis Smiley," PBS Featured artist(s): Corinne Bailey Rae (also scheduled: Amy Walter). "The…

  19. 24OnTV

    June 12, 2006 12:00 AM EDT Music-related TV listings for June 12-18, 2006. MONDAY, JUNE 12 "Makes A Video," MTV2 Featured artist(s): Ice Cube, Snoop Dogg, Lil' J. "The Tonight Show with Jay Leno," NBC Featured artist(s): Gnarls Barkley (also featured: Keanu Reeves, Joey Lauren Adams). "…

  20. 23OnTV

    June 05, 2006 12:00 AM EDT Music-related TV listings for June 5 - 11, 2006. MONDAY, JUNE 5 "The Early Show," CBS Featured artist(s): Katharine McPhee. "The View," ABC Featured artist(s): Chris Brown (also scheduled: Sigourney Weaver). "The Essentials," MTV2 Featured artist(s): Gorillaz. …

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