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Thursday, August 25, 2011

cover by: Ken Kelly
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Why there won't ever be another 'Big Four' - and why that's a good thing

The state of metal
In April, thrash metal's self-billed "Big Four" — Metallica, Slayer, Megadeth, and Anthrax — played a one-off American show in the middle of the desert in Indio, California.
By: DANIEL BROCKMAN  |  August 24, 2011


Slideshow: ''We Still See the Black'' at New Art Center
A slideshow of images from the ''We Still See the Black'' show at New Art Center through October 14, 2011.


Review: Otto Pizza
Painting the palate in Harvard Square


College Etiquette Guide
Big Fat Whale
Stunt pizzas


Review: Aurora
Deepening the mystery
Review: Brighton Rock
Rowan Joffe's adaptation of Graham Greene's 1939 novel
Review: Chasing Madoff
Jeff Prosserman's documentary
Review: Don't be Afraid of the Dark
Don't call it a comeback
Review: Griff the Invisible
Downtrodden superheroes
Review: Mysteries of Lisbon
Raúl Ruiz's legacy
Review: Our Idiot Brother
Jesse Peretz's obnoxious comedy


Anthrax | Worship Music
Megaforce Records (2011)
Beirut | The Rip Tide
Pompeii (2011)
Braid | Closer to Closed
Polyvinyl (2011)
CSS | La Liberacion
Downtown Records (2011)

Music Continued

MP3 of the Week: ''Phoenix Born of Fire, Vol. 1''
15-track Massachusetts metal comp
Photos: Team Friendship at the Plough and Stars
Plough and Stars | August 10, 2011
Rainbow coalition
Hair-metal royalty, working-class meatheads, and six-year-olds still mingle at LA’s Rainbow Bar & Grille
Tom Hambridge | Boom!
Black Rose Records (2011)


For Memphis Three, a bitter guilty plea
Prosecutorial discretion
Letters to the Boston editors, August 26, 2011
Minority report and empty capsules
The Globe vs. The MFA
Sometimes, even accuracy is misleading


Crossword: ''Fill 'Er Up''
With the right letters

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