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Top weekend shows: Slayer, Motorhead, Anthrax, Jimmy Webb
Slayer, Motorhead, Anthrax: These three titans are part of something called the “Rockstar Energy Drink Mayhem Festival,” which includes eight metal bands. The headliner is Slipknot, but Slayer (even with guitarist Jeff Hanneman sidelined, replaced temporarily by Exodus’ Gary Holt ), Motorhead and Anthrax have built decades of integrity and classic songs that make each of them worth seeing, let alone all on the same bill, 1:30 p.m. Saturday at the First Midwest Bank Amphitheatre, Tinley Park, Ill., $30 to $85; ticketmaster.com.
July 19, 2012