With a monstrously flowing godlike beard, multi-instrumental guru Jamie Saft resembles a Hasidic mountain man who should be jamming on meaty blues licks with his beloved ZZ Top instead of the downtown avant-gardist and John Zorn ensemble vet for which he's known. The catch is, dude actually makes hi ... More >>
Gigantour: Megadeth, Motörhead, Lacuna Coil, Volbeat
The Theater At Madison Square Garden
Saturday, January 28
Better than: The World Needs a Hero in its entirety tour.
Dave Mustaine has spent the better part of this young decade on a mission to restore his image. He's put out a bestselling auto ... More >>
Lamb Of God
Tuesday, January 24
Better than: Pretty much everyone on Ozzfest 2003.
Rap metal entered its death throes in the early 2000s, allowing harder bands that had actually competent musicians and aggression directed at someone other than their parents to come back into vogue. ... More >>
Michael Becker/FOXAbout five minutes after Pia Toscano's shock elimination last week, rumors surfaced that she'd signed a big deal with Interscope. Now, a major label deal is pretty much what all these kids are competing for in the first place, and this is the first time I can ever remember a ... More >>
Enslaved, who know how to make this kind of thing look right. All photos by Daniel Snyder.Dimmu Borgir/Enslaved
Monday, November 8
Better Than: A whooooole weekend of Star Wars.
Though they were both spawned in the same Norwegian scene in the early 90s, Terminal 5's Monday night ... More >>