Posts Tagged “Singer Paul”

Elliot Paisley of EQPTV recently asked KREATOR mainman Mille Petrozza about the possibility of an expansion of the “Big Four” of thrash (METALLICA, SLAYER, MEGADETH, ANTHRAX) that would also include KREATOR. You can watch what Mille has to say below.

In a recent interview with Radio.com, MEGADETH mainman Dave Mustaine was asked which band should be included if the “Big Four” (METALLICA, MEGADETH, SLAYER and ANTHRAX) were expanded and considered the “Big Five”. Mustaine said: “You know, people will say there’s a whole another generation, like the ‘Medium Four’ [laughs], and I think there’s a lot of great bands that fit that bill, too. But I think probably EXODUS, because there was nobody else at the time that had that kind of pull or that kind of importance in the metal community. Granted, it was with [late EXODUS singer Paul] Baloff, and Baloff had a voice that you had to have an acquired taste for, but you know, I liked him.”

Speaking with Metal Asylum, EXODUS guitarist Gary Holt was asked if he felt the “Big Four” should have been expanded and considered the “Big Seven”, including EXODUS, TESTAMENT and OVERKILL. “Well, I think it should be the ‘Big Five’ with EXODUS, because we were there at the start of thrash metal with METALLICA in the real early ’80s,” he said. “Same thing with MEGADETH because [Dave] Mustaine was a part of METALLICA‘s birth and he also created MEGADETH. And SLAYER are SLAYER. ANTHRAX are also great and old friends, but if you listen to those first few records, they have definitely changed. TESTAMENT has every right to be part of the thrash metal legends, but it just came down to timing because they came later. And OVERKILL have been their since the beginning also. But I don’t get hung up on that shit, because I know how it all started and I know where I was when the shit got created. We [EXODUS] certainly deserve to be part of the founding fathers, but you know who often gets excluded are the Germans — KREATOR, DESTRUCTION and SODOM. Everybody looks to America and forgets those guys. KREATOR, DESTRUCTION and SODOM all released records in the early ’80s.

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Former IRON MAIDEN singer Paul Di’Anno’s previously announced U.S.

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According to The Pulse Of Radio, singer Paul Rodgers is currently fronting BAD COMPANY on its 40th anniversary tour co-headlining tour with LYNYRD SKYNYRD but he’s still finding the time to get the ball rolling on two new albums.

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Fan-filmed video footage of former IRON MAIDEN singer Paul Di’Anno’s July 10 performance at Lilla Torg in Malmö, Sweden can be seen below.

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Fan-filmed video footage of former IRON MAIDEN singer Paul Di’Anno’s May 25 performance at Parkhaus Meiderich in Duisburg, germany can be seen below.

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Fan-filmed video footage of former IRON MAIDEN singer Paul Di’Anno’s May 10 performance at On The Rocks in Helsinki, Finland can be seen below.

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Kris Claerhout of LoudGuitars.com recently conducted an interview with guitarist/singer Paul Gilbert.

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Former IRON MAIDEN singer Paul Di’Anno’s previously announced U.S.

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Professionally filmed video footage of former IRON MAIDEN singer Paul Di’Anno’s November 7, 2012 performance at the Citadel festival in Lviv, Ukraine can be seen below.

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Former IRON MAIDEN singer Paul Di’Anno’s previously announced U.S.

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