Slipknot's photos in London, Maiden and Metallica!
by Tales From The Pit,posted Jun 1 2011 10:57AM
A lot of metal news for ya punters out there coming out just today alone.
*Slipknot will be the focus of a photo exhibit in London next month, July 12th to the 24th, at the Strand Gallery at 32 John Adam Street. The photos, over 60 on display and shot over 12 years, belong to Paul Harries' will be on display completely for free. If you happen to be there on Saturday July 16th be sure to sit in and hear from Mr. Harries who will be sharing stories behind the images he shot.
*While Metallica is ranked number 1 according to Kerrang! magazine's readers poll of the most influential band over the last 3o years it was another metal icon, Iron Maiden, that scored number 1 in Sweden Rock Magazine's reader's poll for greatest album of the past decade with "A Matter of Life and Death".
*Slayer frontman Tom Araya to receive the keys to the city of Viña del Mar, Chile, his hometown. This will be the first time Araya has received anything this grand from his hometown and although he's only visited a couple of times and remembers very little of his childhood there before immigrating to the U.S. he plans to take a little extra time to get to know the people living in Viña del Mar and to celebrate his 50th birthday with the people in attendance at the show on Friday, June 3rd. This will be Slayer's first time ever playing Viña del Mar.
*And if you've been wondering what's going down with Kittie these days, here's a "funny studio clip 2011" for ya!