Saturday, July 20, 2013
Metal bands come together for cohesive Mayhem
By Brian McElhiney
Each of the four metal bands to take the main stage Saturday at the day-long Rockstar Energy Drink Mayhem Festival at the Saratoga Performing Arts Center brought a different take on the music — from headliner Rob Zombie’s horror theatrics to Amon Amarth’s Swedish death metal. But while each occupies its own niche in the metal world, they share some key similarities, namely ear-splitting volume and aggressive intensity. ...