Review MORDRED ‘The Dark Parade’

For a lot of good reasons bands like Faith No More and others are mentioned in the context of crossover, uniting metal with other genres. At the same time a forerunner for crossover is often forgotten. California-based Mordred unleashed in 1989 a debut album called ‘Fool’s Game’ that was as great as it was revolutionary... Continue Reading →

CD review MORDRED ‘Volition’

Far before Rage Against The Machine started their successful crossover mix, before Limp Bizkit became a megaseller and even before Anthrax and Public Enemy started a collaboration, it was Bay Area powerhouse Mordred that fused musical styles that doesn't have a connection on first sight. At the same time as Faith No More started to... Continue Reading →

MORDRED and the new EP

Update 04.06.2020: The release date moved to June 19th, 2020 If there are crossover pioneers in metal it's Mordred from San Francisco, California. Belonging to the spearhead of bands that merged thrash metal with hiphop and funk, the guys released with 'Fools Game' an album that broke the chains of exciting genre limitation and opened... Continue Reading →

Classics: MORDRED ‘Fool’s Game’

Today I want to take you back into 1989, a time when San Francisco-based Mordred premiered with 'Fool's Game'. After having produced three demo tapes the guys could ink a contract with Noise International and released a debut that showed a well-executed fusion of thrash metal and funk. In the second half of the 80's thrash... Continue Reading →

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