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The Big Four

2 hours
First broadcast:
Tuesday 22 June 2010

Metallica, Slayer, Anthrax and Megadeth AKA 'The Big Four' all played on the same stage for the first time ever recently. Daniel managed to blag his way to Poland to witness this momentous occasion and had a chat to the bands while he was there.

This week's Mauler was from Kverlertak plus there was new music from Stone Sour, Danzig, Iron Maiden and Periphery.

Music and featured items

25 items
  • Image for Young Guns

    Young Guns Crystal Clear


  • Image for Blitz Kids

    Blitz Kids Maybe We'll Die, Maybe We Won't


  • Image for Periphery

    Periphery Icarus Lives


  • Image for Converge

    Converge Cutter


  • The Mauler

    Kverlertak were this week's Mauler

  • Mauler

  • Image for Coliseum

    Coliseum Everything to Everyone

    Temporary Residence

  • Image for Danzig

    Danzig On A Wicked Night

    The End Records

  • Behemoth Interveiw

    Dan caught up with Nergal from the band after they had opened for the 'Big Four'.

  • Behemoth Interview

    • Image for Behemoth

      Behemoth Shemhamforash

      Nuclear Blast

  • Image for Iron Maiden

    Iron Maiden El Dorado


  • Metallica Interview

    Daniel caught up with Lars from Metallica

  • Metallica Interview

    • Image for Metallica

      Metallica The Day That Never Comes

      Warner Bros

    • Image for Metallica

      Metallica Trapped Under Ice


  • Slayer Interview

    Daniel caught up with Kerry King ahead of their show in Poland

  • Slayer Interview

    • Image for Slayer

      Slayer Public Display Of Dismemberment


  • Megadeth Interview

    Dan spoke to Dave Mustaine at Download about the 'Big Four' Show.

  • Megadeth Interview

    • Image for Megadeth

      Megadeth Set The World Afire


  • Anthrax Interview

    Dan had a chat with Charlie from the band about the 'Big Four' Show

  • Anthrax Interview

    • Image for Anthrax

      Anthrax Caught In A Mosh


  • Image for Disturbed

    Disturbed Another Way To Die


  • Image for Stone Sour

    Stone Sour Mission Statement


  • Image for The Sword

    The Sword Tres Brujas

    Kemado Records

  • Image for Black Sabbath

    Black Sabbath Supernaut


  • Image for Kollwitz

    Kollwitz Disprit

    Fysisk Format


  • Tue 22 Jun 2010 00:00 BBC Radio 1

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