Tag Archives: Alex Skolnick

Metal Allegiance is dying to show you this song

Posted by on August 20, 2015

Supergroups seem to be the norm for many metal musicians out there and that’s just great, because how else are we going to listen what two or more great metal minds can create together? Metal Allegiance has just a little more than “two or more” of them and we’ve seen teaser, after teaser, after teaser of what the […]

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Metal Allegiance to play debut album release show in NYC

Posted by on July 24, 2015

Metal Allegiance, the supergroup formed by an immense list of metal musicians, have been busy getting ready to release their self-titled debut album on September 18th through Nuclear Blast Records, but if you were wondering “how are they going to coordinate that many musicians to play these songs live?” we have a treat for you. […]

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Metal Allegiance shot this song and now is dying

Posted by on July 23, 2015

The super-group Metal Allegiance continue releasing updates on their debut album via a series of webisodes. We saw Lamb of God’s Randy Blythe and Exodus’ Gary Holt in the studio on the first episode; the second episode included a few minutes of a track featuring Troy Sanders of Mastodon; this time around, we listen to a […]

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Metal Allegiance finally have a song out

Posted by on July 13, 2015

[youtube]https://youtu.be/zjXEXx-mIdc[/youtube] There are almost too many musicians on the forthcoming Metal Allegiance album. That’s why listening to it in song-sized chunks might make the most sense. Today, we get our first chance to do that, with “Can’t Kill the Devil.” Given that Chuck Billy and Alex Skolnick anchor the song, it sounds not unlike a […]

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Metal Allegiance joined by Lamb of God, Exodus members in the studio

Posted by on July 9, 2015

Super-group Metal Allegiance, featuring an entire army of metal musicians as guests, signed a record deal with Nuclear Blast a few months back and they are already in the studio working to deliver their debut album this coming September and they released a studio-update video featuring some of those metal musicians, including Randy Blythe and […]

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All-star Metal Allegiance signs deal with Nuclear Blast

Posted by on May 12, 2015

It started out as a one-off all-star jam on a boat. Then it hit land. And now the metal collective super group Metal Allegiance, featuring  David Ellefson of Megadeth, Mike Portnoy of The Winery Dogs, and Alex Skolnick from Testament (along with founder Mark Menghi) have signed a deal with Nuclear Blast Entertainment that will find […]

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Mike Portnoy shares more details on new metal project

Posted by on February 12, 2015

Mike Portnoy has never been one to stray away from a new project. The countless bands he’s worked with have spanned a huge genre spectrum, demonstrating his immense talent if we weren’t already sold on it. Portnoy has a lot going on right now – he played on the Neal Morse album The Great Experiment that […]

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Video of full Metal Allegiance concert in Anaheim online

Posted by on January 27, 2015

[youtube]http://youtu.be/tj_3FFEpCeo[/youtube] We’ve been telling you about the all-star Metal Allegiance show since its inception on Motörhead’s Motörboat cruise last fall. The big night was last Wednesday, January 21 in Anaheim, CA at the House of Blues. If you weren’t there, now you can watch the entire show yourself on YouTube! The lineup of participating musicians […]

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Rex Brown, Gary Holt pledge their Metal Allegiance

Posted by on January 13, 2015

After a successful iinauguralrun on Motorhead’s Motorboat, the Metal Allegiance will be taking place next Wednesday (21) at the House of Blues in Anaheim, CA. Essentially, a rebranded “Metal Masters,” its lineup has just grown by two. Pantera/Kill Devil Hill’s Rex Brown and Slayer/Exodus guitarist Gary Holt have been added to the already-stacked lineup. Here’s the […]

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Mike Portnoy is finally playing metal drums now

Posted by on January 6, 2015

Are you a fan of the prog metal band Dream Theater or the more straight-ahead metal of Avenged Sevenfold? According to Mike Portnoy, the longtime drummer of Dream Theater and the fill-in drummer for A7X’s Nightmare, neither of those were metal bands. We’re sure he means differently, but apparently, he’s playing something that’s straight-up metal, at […]

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