Although Swiss metal veterans Poltergeist premiered in 1989 with ‘Depression’, the count of longplayers isn’t further than on four to date. This has less to do with a lack of musical quality or zeal. It’s mainly due to the fact that Poltergeist was ‘offline’ for 20 years. After having published ‘Nothing Lasts Forever’, nomen et... 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 →
Norwich is home to Shrapnel, a young thrash metal band who are presenting these days with 'Palace For the Insane' their third album. Formed in 2009 the debut album followed in 2014 and it was three years ago when the second album 'Raised on Decay' followed. Compared to the previous album we can detect a... 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 →
'V' is a milestone album for the Colorado-based thrashers and it's on of the best thrash metal releases in years. What a pity that live shows are cancelled at the moment since I would love to see the band performing these songs live onstage. Two thumbs up.
'Violence' pushes the pedal to metal and there aren't any moments to take a deep breathe. It's a like you're caught in a musical tornado for 42 minutes before the final note of 'To Those About to Die (20/20) spits you out into reality again. 'Violence' is raw and unpolished. It's dirty Thrash Metal the way it was invented by the mentioned genre pioneers. Grindpad belongs to the next generation of Thrash metal bands and what they offer with 'Violence' is stunningly good.
I think that a lot of things regarding Manowar that can be controversially discussed and looked upon from different angles. What I think everybody agrees to is that fact that the years with Ross 'The Boss’ Friedman have been the most successful ones, including albums that became milestones in Heavy Metal and the moment Friedman... Continue Reading →