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Cannibal Corpse

Concert Review: Cannibal Corpse (San Francisco, CA, Slim’s, 05-05-10) On Wednesday, May 5, 2010 Cannibal Corpse (“CC”) played Slim’s nightclub in San Francisco. CC played a 19 song, 84 minute, sold out set from 10:20 to 11:44. 1. Scalding Hail … Continue reading

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Blue Oyster Cult

Blue Öyster Cult, Slim’s, San Francisco, CA, 04-25-10 (Sunday)           On April 25, 2010, Blue Öyster Cult (“BÖC”) played Slim’s night club in San Francisco. BOC played an 11?song, 90?minute set from 9:20 to 10:50. 1. Golden Age … Continue reading

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Overkill

Concert Review: Overkill, The Regency Ballroom, San Francisco, CA 04-18-10 (Sunday)                       Overkill put on a no?frills, full throttle thrash show that was an assault on the auditory and visual senses.  [The sheer energy the … Continue reading

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Vinnie Moore, UFO guitarist

Interview with Vinnie Moore, UFO guitarist (10-01-09)               Metal Mayhem: You have been a member of UFO since 2003. How did you secure an audition? Vinnie Moore: We had a mutual friend who knew UFO … Continue reading

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Kreator

Concert Review: Kreator, San Francisco, CA, Slim’s, 21-03-10 On Sunday, March 21, 2010, Kreator performed at Slim’s, a 400 seat club in San Francisco. In contrast to my other reviews that contained off the cuff lighthearted commentary, I found it … Continue reading

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Miland “Mille” Petrozza, Kreator vocalist, guitarist

Interview with Miland “Mille” Petrozza (Kreator vocalist, guitarist) (03-21-10) Q (Will Carroll “WC” of Death Angel): The new record [Hordes of Chaos (2009)] has a fantastic sound, very warm and natural. The sound is quite different than the last two … Continue reading

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Anvil

Metal Mayhem: The roots of Anvil began in 1973 when you [Steve Kudlow and Robb Reiner] met as high school friends. What are the influences for each of you as musicians? Robb Reiner: Black Sabbath, [Led] Zeppelin, Cactus, Grand Funk … Continue reading

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Anvil

Concert Review: Anvil (San Francisco, CA, The Fillmore, 06-02-10) Anvil reminds me of Levi’s jeans and Twinkies, brands that have weathered a sea of trends. Regardless of current music and clothing trends, Steve “Lips” Kudlow (“SK”) plays and wears what … Continue reading

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Styx

Concert Review: Styx (San Francisco, CA, The Regency Ballroom, 17-01-10) The hazing by my high school friends for attending a Styx concert was inevitable. One friend stated, “Boy, Arash, I’m sorry. I feel for you. That must have been a … Continue reading

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Dave Brockie, a.k.a. Oderus Urungus, Gwar vocalist

Will Carroll: Gwar’s last four albums are thrash influenced albums. Do you plan to go back to the more quirky or awkward albums like This Toilet Earth (1994)? Dave Brockie: I can see it happening at some point. For right … Continue reading

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