REVIEW: Annihilator – Archer Nation: Live at KK’s Steel Mill, Wolverhampton

A former car factory, KK’s Steel Mill sits at the heart of industrial Wolverhampton and is owned, as the name suggests, by former Judas Priest guitarist and general all-round local legend KK Downing. This latest West Midlands rock venue opened its doors last year and, apart from the impressively sized stage area and the massive wall banner showing the artwork to Priest’s 1986 album Turbo, looks to have changed very little from when it was built back in 1903. Continue reading

Mark Osegueda, Aaron Homma, Scott Ian, D.D. Verni And Gene Hoglan Cover Metallica’s Metal Militia On The 70,000 Tons Of Metal Cruise

The 70,000 Tons Of Metal Cruise had a stacked lineup this year, which made for an impressive “All-Star Jam” on the last night of the trip. Continue reading