Canadian guitar wizard Jeff Waters started Annihilator more than 30 years ago. He and the band went through all the ups and downs in Metal, surviving even the challenging '90s and to me there are two main factors for this decades-bridging success. There is Waters' 100% dedication to Metal, an energy that he never lost... Continue Reading →
One of the first Thrash Metal attacks of the new decade comes from Bonded. Although Bonded premiers with ‚Rest in Violence‘ it can’t be said that the band lacks experience. Some genre veterans are the driving force behind this powerhouse that delivers a first milestone of the new metallic decade. After having parted ways with... Continue Reading →
Dutch Metal force God Dethroned announce their new album ‚Illuminati‘. Release date will be February 7th, 2020 and ‚Illuminati‘ comes via Metal Blade Records. God Dethroned's Henri Sattler checked in with the following comment about ‚Illuminati‘: "Freemasons, occultists and conspiracy theory enthusiasts pay attention! God Dethroned is back to smack you in the face with... Continue Reading →
It’s a grey and rainy day in December that welcomes Thrash Metal veterans Sacred Reich in The Netherlands. Despite or even for this very reason a lot of Dutch Metal fans found their way to Leiden, looking forward to an evening with music that challenges everyone’s neck muscles. Next to Sacred Reich it is no... Continue Reading →
German Thrash Metal veterans Kreator will tour through Europe in spring 2020. Together with no less than Lamb Of God and Power Trip the package is a promising one, guaranteeing some hours of raging Thrash Metal. In case you're still in need for a ticket, HERE is the link to the ticket pre-sale.
The legendary Roundhouse in London hosted German Thrash Metal veterans Kreator on December 16th, 2018 for a concert that was filmed and recorded. A bit more than a year later Kreator plans for a live release in different formats with the promising title of 'London Apocalyticon - Live at the Roundhouse'. Singer Mille Petrozza states about the... Continue Reading →
Tommy Victor and band mates are hard workers. The Groove Metal pioneers don’t merely write good songs, they also take care about all band related issues themselves again. This certainly adds to Prong's image of being one of the real authentic bands. Prong is Prong, something’s also reflected on the new EP. To bridge the... Continue Reading →
Canadian Metal pioneers Annihilator return with a new album in the beginning of 2020. 'Ballistic, Sadist' is the title of Annihilator's 17th longplayer from Jeff Waters and band with a release date on January 24th, 2020 via Silver Lining Music. And here is with 'Psycho Ward' a first song.
Sodom belongs to the Big 4 when it comes to German Thrash Metal and after returning to a quartet the firepower of "Knarrenheinz" becomes even stronger. Before starting the work process for the next longplayer Tom Angelripper and band mates unleash a new EP, which should help to bridge the waiting time. Three new songs,... Continue Reading →
Meshiaak, hailing from Australia, unleashed their debut 'Alliance of Thieves' three years ago. Power- and Thrash Metal, that's what came together on the first album the Australian guys released. What slowed down of working on a next record is the fact that drummer Jon Dette stepped-out due to the long distance between Australia and his... Continue Reading →
Diabolic Night is the brainchild of guitarist, bassist and vocalist Heavy Steeler who started a solo project back in 2013. The so far countable results are an demo, ans EP and a single release entitled 'Infernal Power'. Time for Mr. Steeler to work on a full-length debut. 'Beyond the Realm' is this anticipated first longplayer,... Continue Reading →
Swiss-based Metal maniacs Matterhorn re-release their 'Crass Cleansing' record on vinyl on November 29th, 2019. The re-release will include two new songs and is also provided with a new artwork. Fans of bands like Celtic Frost shouldn't miss this release.
(8/10) In case you start to think about having seen this artwork already earlier you might be right. At least there's a pretty similar artwork out there that comes with Agnostic Front's second album 'Cause For Alarm'. It was Sean Taggert how did the front cover of the album and the NY-based Hardcore veterans worked... Continue Reading →
Slayer release their anticipated final live album today. The legendary bands newest delivery comes in various formats. The DVD/BluRay package features the entire show in Inglewood 2017, comprising with 'The Antichrist' a song from the debut plus 19 more tracks, reflecting the entire Slayer journey in Metal. Complemented by 'The Repentless Killogy Short Film' this... Continue Reading →
A couple of week before starting 'The Sound of Scars'-tour, Life Of Agony asked local bands to apply for the opening slot for each of the German shows. The ‚winner‘ for Hamburg is Blast Bomb, a band with a sound that fits in a great fashion into the Hardcore/Metal context of this night. Some hard... Continue Reading →