Review CRIMINAL ‘Sacrificio’

Heavy metal is still a genre that doesn’t build on the happy side of life. It’s music that takes its energy from the struggles of daily life, issues in social coexistence and the revolutionary thinking that grows from it. It’s not all the bands that take their raging inspiration from these roots but Criminal from... Continue Reading →

Review CRISIX ‘The Pizza EP’ – EP

What are your weekend plans? Beer, pizza and football? Sounds like a plan and from September on, pizza could become another meaning too. Spanish thrash metal enthusiasts Crisix have a new release in the pipeline, ‘The Pizza EP’. The good thing, this pizza is 100% calorie free and even better, since the five songs are... Continue Reading →

EXODUS announce ‘Persona Non Grata’

Bay Area thrash metal veterans Exodus announce their 11th longplayer available on November 19th and comes via Nuclear Blast. Gary Holt comments "After what seems like an eon, we now have the debut of our first single, 'The Beatings Will Continue (Until Morale Improves)'. I’m so jacked up for this and the release of Persona Non Grata! Let’s get the... Continue Reading →

Review SEPULTURA ‚SepulQuatra‘

Brazilian thrash metal pioneers Sepultura have been hit by the pandemic, as nearly everybody. The whole music industry, at least the live sector, came to a full stop in no time with a future being unpredictable. In a time when everything came to a stand still, Sepultura released a new studio album ‚Quadra’ and the... Continue Reading →

Review SODOM ‚Bombenhagel‘

Ruhrpott thrash metal legend Sodom has a new EP in the starting blocks. On August 20th, Tom Angelripper and bandmates will unveil with ‚Bombenhagel‘ a new disc that not only features a re-recorded version of the classic, but also includes with ‚Coup de Grace‘ and ‚Pestiferous Posse‘ two new tracks, rounding off a pretty well... Continue Reading →

Review PRESTIGE ‘Reveal the Ravage’

Finland’s thrash metal powerhouse Prestige started in the late 80s, in 1987 to be precise. The band released three longplayers before they parted ways in 1992 after having released the ‘Parasites in Paradise’ album. In 2006 metal fans could sense some activities at the Prestige camp, at least a compilation was released that year. More... Continue Reading →

Review SPACE CHASER ‘Give Us Life’

The German metal scene was never lacking great thresh metal bands. Kreator, Destruction and Sodom belong to the spearhead of Teutonic thrash metal, and it was one decade ago when a new force took the stage. Berlin-based Space Chaser started in 2011 and after having put out a first demo on the market, an EP... Continue Reading →

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 →

VIO-LENCE unveil details for the upcoming EP

Thrash metal veterans Vio-Lence announce a new EP. The title will be ‘Let the World Burn’ which is the band’s first official release since the 1993 album ‘Nothing to Gain’. The EP will come via Metal Blade Records and release is scheduled for early 2022. Sean Killian (vocals) comments: "Life is meant to be lived... Continue Reading →

Review FEAR FACTORY ‘Aggression Continuum’

Fear Factory is a band that has great albums being part of their discography. Album like the legendary ‘Soul of a New Machine’ and ‘Demanufacture’ are classics, featuring music that perfectly fuses the power of metal with the cold chill of industrial sounds. Also part of Fear Factories story are quite some changes in the... Continue Reading →

MACHINE HEAD released a digital single

Today, Oakland-based Machine Head released a digital single called 'Arrows in Words From the Sky'. The release contains three new tracks: 'Rotten', 'Arrows in Words From the Sky' and the massive 'Become the Firestorm'. The effects of a pandemic and the death of Robb Flynn's mother had an impact on these three songs and added... Continue Reading →

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