It’s summertime and the livin’ is easy. It’s also summertime when Pulp Summer Slam gets going and it’s one of those annual events where the tough come face to face with their musical challenges, or something like that.
On its 14th year, Pulp Summer Slam, happening on April 26 at the Amoranto Stadium in Quezon City, will bring together 14 heavy metal bands, 7 from the Philippines and 7 legends and newbies from Europe, USA and Japan.
We break down where these foreign metal extremists stand in the long history of heavy music.
Aka: Grandpa Thrash
Who they are: An essential influence to early Metallica, thrash metal pioneers Kreator flirted with alt rock in the 90s, then reinvented themselves back to their original fighting form to seduce the current generation of punk-informed, industrial metal savvy kids.
What to expect: The band members may be pushing into their forties but recent reports from the frontlines describe the reinvigorated Krauts to deliver performances that areRead More »from Pulp Summer Slam @14 features the maniacs of heavy metal