Tag Archives: Greece

Amplified: Sacral Rage are throwing a classic metal rager

Posted by on March 20, 2015

Amplified is a weekly column focusing on new and emerging artists. Got a band that fits the bill? Email [email protected] File under “insanely obvious:” metal fans love old-school. Greece’s Sacral Rage, therefore, had their work cut out for them to stand out from the pack of leather-and-denim classic revivalists. Their first single, “Lost Chapter E.: […]

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Black Metal Bassist Elected To Greek Parliament, While His Band Plays Down Political Involvement

Posted by on May 18, 2012

It’s ok if you’re not all that familiar with Greece’s Naer Mataron (we sure as hell haven’t heard of them before). However, the Greek black metal group is about to receive even more attention thanks to their bassist Giorgos Germenis. That’s because Germenis (aka Kaiadas) has just been elected to Greece’s parliament. Making matters even […]

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Video: Slipknot Perform First Show Since Paul Gray’s Death

Posted by on June 17, 2011

A lot of anticipation (and even drama) has gone into Slipknot’s first show since the death of bassist Paul Gray one year ago. But the night has finally come, as Slipknot took the Sonisphere stage in Athens, Greece earlier tonight. The band, who had guitarist Donnie Steele fill in on bass out of the spotlight, […]

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