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EU Jacksonville Newspaper, 40 Years of Music, Events, Concerts, Theatre, Art, Happenings, Restaurants & All Things Jacksonville, Florida. EU Jacksonville Newspaper serves more than a million readers across Jacksonville and Northeast Florida, including St. Augustine, Orange Park, The Beaches, and Fernandina. Founded in 1978, our newsprint magazine and editorial news platform grants readers 24/7 online access to current events and happenings in their beloved River City on the First Coast of Florida. #eujax

EU Jacksonville Newspaper: Celebrating 40 Years of Music on the First Coast

It’s an interesting parallel to consider a musician with the understanding that you are somehow connected. Music carves out the identity of who we are alone; its strange and beautiful edges throw shadows that shape our places in the world. It’s a responsibility of the “music writer” to articulate a sharp portrait of artists told from darkened stretches of road, bathed in light before hungry mobs of communal souls, and to share with unflinching honesty why they love what they do. Every story, band profile, retrospective and review creates an enduring entwinement with an artist. For 40 years, EU Jacksonville …

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Thrashcore Metal Anthrax at Rockville

In terms of metal revolutions, is on its third or fourth trip around the sun. Back when they were just getting off the ground in 1981, metal bands ripped their guts out on stage to get to the glory. The thrashcore metal scene was a byproduct of the societal fringe hammered out in ripped jeans, middle fingers and thunderous chord progressions. Anthrax came up in New York as part of the “big four” with Slayer, Metallica and Megadeth. Baptized after the disease of the same name, Anthrax fueled its meteoric rise with a hybrid of traditional heavy metal and punk …

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