German thrash metal veterans Darkness unleash their newest EP called Over and Out', an album that follows 'First Class Violence' from 2018. Darkness started in 1984 and is no stranger in metal. Although the real breakthrough didn't happen, longplayers like the debut 'Death Squad' are highlights in German thrash metal. Essen in Germany is the... Continue Reading →
Even if the focus on Friday the 13th is certainly on AC/DC, we should not forget that more new albums will hit the shelves of record stores on that day. In this case, it is even an Australian band. Thrashers Harlott are releasing with ' Detritus of the Final Age' their so far fourth album... Continue Reading →
It seems like the current state of this world, with all the social, political and environmental injustice, provides bands with a lot of topics for writing new songs. Rising anger seems to be the fruitful soil for music that's not necessarily loud and furious, thinking about the recent acoustic release by Death Angel and the... Continue Reading →
Hellripper is the brainchild of James McBain, hailing from the Scottish Highlands. The multi-instrumentalist from Aberdeen started Hellripper in 2014 and numerous split releases, singles and EP's brought Hellripper to the attention of Peaceville Records. 'The Affair of the Poisons' is the sophomore album from Hellripper and the first one that comes via Peaceville Record.... Continue Reading →
German Metal veterans Helloween re-release their albums ’Unarmed’, ’Straight Out Of Hell’ and ’7 Sinners’ via Nuclear Blast. Release date is today and the re-issues include some bonus tracks too. Here are the tracklists. Tracklist ’Unarmed’: Dr. Stein Future WorldIf I Could Fly Where The Rain GrowsThe Keeper's Trilogy (Medley)Eagle Fly FreePerfect Gentleman Forever And One (Neverland)I... Continue Reading →
Mexican Metal maniacs Tulkas celebrate their 10th anniversary in 2020. and the career of the quintet features several releases with the two full-length longplayers being certainly the highlight. Two years after 'Take the World' has been shipped to the record stores, the guys deliver with 'The Beginning of the End' a next EP. Five songs... Continue Reading →
Seven songs, 34 minutes ... Metal doesn't need much more than that, at least when it comes to Evoke and their new longplayer 'Seeds of Death'. Metal purists will love the album since the three Norwegians deliver right to the money. After having started the band in 2016 two demos has been released that paved... Continue Reading →
Töxik Death, hailing from Norway, has nearly 20 years on their back, but so far only have one longplayer released. The guys premiered in 2014 with ‚Speed Metal Hell‘, before line-up trouble forced a break. Singer and the entire rhythmsection needed to be replaced after the first question, continue or not, was answered positively. With... Continue Reading →
'Generation Antichrist' is hard and heavy, in the best meaning of these words. Furious Thrash Metal from the UK is the result of willpower, passion and dedication, all manifested in eight songs and an intro. Nige Rockett and his bandmates deliver a very strong Thrash Metal album that might be even the best the quintet brought to plate so far. Onslaught challenges the Bay Area with 'Generation Antichrist'.
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 →