Heavy metal

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Megadeth coming to UWM Panther Arena on Oct. 8

Published July 18, 2016

The UW-Milwaukee Panther Arena has announced that Megadeth, with special guests Amon Amarth, Suicidal Tendencies, Metal Church and Havok, will perform one night only at the UW-Milwaukee Panther Arena Downtown, on Saturday, Oct. 8 at 6 p.m.

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Metal Grill bangs out burgers, live bands

Published April 6, 2016

Last week, we spontaneously stopped in The Metal Grill in Cudahy and were pleased the experience epitomized both the words "metal" and "grill," thanks to incredibly tasty burgers and raucous head-banging on the stage.

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Metal Men time warps to '80s heyday to provide your metal fix

Published July 1, 2015

Today on the Uline Warehouse stage, the Metal Men were in top form. Starting out by scorching the small but mighty crowd with "Metal Health" by Quiet Riot, "Tooth and Nail" by Dokken and "Blackout" by the Scorpions, the crowd was the Metal Men's for the taking.

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Local film "Eternal" paints the true story of rock's glories and struggles

Published Oct. 17, 2013

Dave Dillett - a veteran roadie of almost 19 years - decided he needed to share his beloved music's stories and struggles. So he combined his love for loud, thrashing rock music with another one of his passions: film. The result is "Eternal," a rockumentary about the wonders and woes of the current live music scene that's being released to DVD tomorrow.

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Featured bartender: Rockotlan's Krishna Kleparski

Published July 20, 2013

We recently stopped in to Rockotlan to listen to a couple of death metal bands and chat up Kleparski about life, zombie movies, animal bones and, not surprisingly, metal music.

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Rockotlan: la casa de heavy metal, unique Mexican dishes

Published June 30, 2012

Pedro Jimenez loves rock and heavy metal - so much so that he operates a bar and restaurant dedicated to these genres of music. Jimenez, along with five partners, quietly opened Rockotlan, 3447 W. Forest Home Ave., about a year ago and it's finally starting to make some noise.