Three major heavy metal/hard-rock tours are coming to town this week, representing three far-flung corners of the rock universe: Invading the city are Christian-hair-metal holdovers from the '80s, arty alien invaders and major-label maulers flanked by underground behemoths. So massive is this über-rock overload that we suspect there's more afoot than simply a week of big gigs. This is a showdown. The end of days is near — and the apocalypse itself will take place live, in front of your naked, steaming eyeballs. Here's your tip sheet for the... More >>>