Poltergeist belong to the to the first wave of European thrash metal band. After a renaming process from Carrion to Poltergeist in 1986, V.O. Pulver and bandmates unleashed the ‘Poltergeist’ demo one year later. A second demo, ‘Writing on the Wall’, followed in 1988 and both tapes have been the springboard for the band to... Continue Reading →
It was in 1984 when three guys from Germany's South-West embarked on an musical endeavor and the time it wasn't predictable that it was the beginning of a four decades lasting career that's still ongoing. The names of the three guys? Schmier, Mike and Tommy and the band they started, that's Destruction. The starting point... Continue Reading →
To leave 2020 behind and start into 2021 with a Destruction live event is certainly one of the best ways to kick-off the coming 12 months. Since nine months lights are off at venues and no music fills the rooms. 2021 is a year that at least brings some hope and until fans and bands... Continue Reading →
2021 can just become better than 2020 and the start is promising. On January 1st, 2021 thrash metal veterans Destruction announce a live stream show. The quartet streams live from Z7 in Pratteln and the start is scheduled for 8pm CET. 'THRASH INTO 2021 – The Ultimate Live Stream Attack' will be broadcasted by Mandolin... Continue Reading →
Destruction recently released a new live album called 'Born to Thrash - Live in Germany'. The album comes right in time to provide a very solid live vibe in a time when we all should be at festivals but instead stay home and listen to music. Destruction mainman Schmier made some time for you guys... Continue Reading →
'Born To Thrash – Live In Germany' is a live album that brings back memories. It's more this emotional aspect, making this live record special since we all know the songs. But listening to them in a live setup is great and by the way, the song-selection is well done when it comes to reflecting all Destruction eras. Build up your tent in your living room, open a beer, heat-up Ravioli in a can and press the start button. You will not get more festival atmosphere this year.
This spring, Destruction are delivering a treat for fans stuck at home and unable to attend live shows: 'Born To Thrash - Live In Germany' is the band's first live album with the current line-up and will be released digitally on May, 8th!Today, the band is teasing that release in the form of a trailer. Find out more, HERE it... Continue Reading →
(9/10) The ones of you that doesn’t know Destruction yet (are there any?) better fasten your seatbelt before pressing the ‘Start-button and all the other, go wild with this album. German Metal pioneers Destruction belong, together with Kreator and Sodom, to the spearhead of German Thrash Metal. Starting in 1982 as Knight Of Demon a... Continue Reading →
Legendary German thrashers, DESTRUCTION, have revealed the cover artwork to their upcoming 17th studio album, »Born To Perish«. This stunning visualization was created by acclaimed artist Gyula from Hungary, who has also created artwork for ANNIHILATOR, GRAVE DIGGER, STRATOVARIUS, TANKARD and many more.
Today, German thrash-legends DESTRUCTION are proud to welcome Damir Eskic as their second guitarist alongside with original guitar slinger Mike. Damir is a Swiss guitar player with Bosnian decent and works as a guitar teacher, himself being a former pupil of Tommy Vetterli (Coroner). He also plays in a Heavy Metal band called Gomorra and... Continue Reading →