Tag Archives: thrash metal

Extrema go back to business as usual with ‘Headbanging Forever’

Extrema are one of those bands that fall into an unfortunate grey area in modern metal. Whilst in no way are they a bad band they are just often dwarfed by the mainstream heavyweights within the space they operate: in this case -the lighter end of thrash with touches of groove metal thrown in. Bands like Testament and Annihilator make ...

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Diamond Head prove they never lost it with’The Coffin Train’

All aboard ‘The Coffin Train’! NWOBHM stalwarts Diamond Head knock it out of the park with a brand new album. Formed by two working-class teenagers from Stourbridge, the UK in 1976, Brian Tatler & Duncan Scott would unwittingly help to create a blueprint for the NWOBH sound and become an influence for generations of metal musicians that have come and ...

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Bloodthirst – 20 Anniversary Celebrations

Polish thrash metal band Bloodthirst celebrate their 20th anniversary with the release of their latest album and a special concert featuring guests in their homeland. The unwieldy but rather provocative title of their fourth full length album is I Am Part Of That Power Which Eternally Wills Evil And Eternally Works Wrong. A concept album, based on Nietzschean philosophy, written ...

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Overkill

Overkills ‘Wings Over Europe’ Killfest Tour Lands In London

Whenever the top alternative big ones comes up, 99 times out of 100, Overkill is in there and for damn good reason. Not only have they just released their 19th studio album The Wings of War, but they have had an energy in their live shows that blows just about anyone else off the stage, The Wings Over Europe tour ...

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INCULTER

Inculter release eight blackened compositions in the form of Fatal Visions

The Norwegian thrash metal squadron known as Inculter made waves in the underground a few years ago by means of their impressive and memorable debut offering entitled Persisting Devolution, and it is no secret that this writer was quite curious as to what the follow-up would sound like. It is with great pleasure to announce that this fist-pumping new opus ...

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The Original Virus Returns!

Formed in 1986, Virus caused a stir from day one with their punk attitude firmly embedded into their brand of thrash metal, their raucous behaviour earning them a certain amount of infamy! Whilst those heady, crazy days may now be past, their desire to bring their blistering sound back into the open most definitely is not, and so the original ...

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Gama Bomb Bring Out The Monster

Irish thrash outfit Gama Bomb have released the video for their new single ‘Bring Out The Monster’ which introduces the band’s new mascot to the world at large. The fist-pounding track is the second single from the band’s sixth album Speed Between The Lines that is out October 12th through AFM Records. The video takes inspiration from classic movies like ...

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Gama Bomb Speed Between The Lines

Irish crazy gang Gama Bomb release Speed Between The Lines through AFM Records on October 12th and herald its imminent arrival with new single ‘666teen’. Drum-spinning speed metal with a party atmosphere played to the max, you can see an animated lyric video Incorporating scenes from 1950s public information movies for the single right here at Ramzine,. The digital single’s cover ...

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onslaught

Onslaught Unveil New Line-up for Bloodstock 

UK thrash metal act Onslaught will unveil their new line up on the main stage at Bloodstock Festival Bloodstock Festival on 10th August, as longstanding members Nige Rockett, Sy Keeler & Jeff Williams are joined by James Perry (drums) and Wayne Dorman (guitar). “The band is genuinely sounding more powerful and aggressively focused than ever before! “ Rockett announced. “James has ...

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Judas Priest

Heavy Metal Bliss in Norway: Judas Priest & Megadeth at the Oslo Spektrum

What better way to spend a sunny Tuesday evening in the capital city of Norway, i.e. Oslo, than with two of the best and most legendary metal outfits of all time? I am of course referring to US thrash metal stalwarts Megadeth and the British gods of metal that are Judas Priest, two bands who in large part have shaped ...

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