Tag Archives: thrash metal

Generation Antichrist with Onslaught!

UK thrash metal veterans Onslaught issue brand new single in ‘Religiousuicide’ that’s taken from the forthcoming album Generation Antichrist, to be released on 7th August on AFM Records. The single marks the debut of new vocalist Dave Garnett, who recently replaced long term frontman Sy Keeler.“Me and the guys are so fucking psyched to finally get this track ‘Religiousuicide’ out ...

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Shrapnel

‘Palace for the Insane’ establishes Shrapnel as a force to be reckoned with

Shrapnel are far from the biggest name in UK thrash metal but have been slowly gaining traction with the aid of regular touring and approval of the old school thrash outfits. With any luck, their latest record, Palace for the Insane, will give them the big push into the forefront of the metal community that they so clearly deserve. The ...

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Havok reach new heights on fifth album

Thrash fans rejoice, for the new Havok album is here, “V” released May 1st via Candlelight Records is the band’s fifth studio album, which you may have guessed from the title. The old school riff dealers have put a lot of time and energy into this release and have ensured they carry the energy and evolution of their sound onto it, ...

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TESTAMENT - Titans Of Creation

Testament show off their versatility and musicianship with Titans of Creation

Testament are thrash metal royalty at this point and the band have rarely misfired, especially since their triumphant comeback in 2008 and their latest record, Titans of Creation, proves to be a continuation of the streak of Album of the Year contenders that they have consistently put out over the past decade. The record starts out on a fairly standard ...

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Sacred Reich

Sacred Reich release positive message with new music video ‘Salvation’

These aren’t fun times at all recently, zero gigs, festivals falling to the wayside, people fretting and panicking over work and the stress of being cooped up in close quarters with family, but not all is bad! Sacred Reich released their latest album Awakening back in August 2019, and with it comes almost 32 minutes of pure thrash with a positive ...

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Have Sepultura returned to their roots?

Just when you think you’ve heard it all from Brazilian metal machines Sepultura, they go ahead and drop the 15th Earth rattling hunk of steel upon us. Andreas Kisser, Derrick Green, Paulo Jr and Eloy Casagrande are back with a vengeance since the success of their last album, Machine Messiah in 2017. Quadra, meaning four or Quadrant, is aptly named ...

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Nuclear Winter

Nuclear Winter clocks in and turns up the metal on ‘Night Shift’

When you think of emerging metal scenes your mind doesn’t immediately go to the African continent, and you’d be forgiven for that. Gary Stautmeister, however, is about to change everything with his Zimbabwe-based solo project Nuclear Winter and his new album Night Shift. With the trend of one-man acts growing within the heavy metal world, it’s becoming increasingly important and that ...

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Sacred Reich

Sacred Reich pack out the Underworld

On any given week in the Capital, you’d be hard-pressed to not find a gig to attend, this week in particular, you are actually stuck with the struggle of knowing which gig to find yourself going to! This week alone finds Jinjer, Pig Iron, Torpor, Skid Row, Amon Amarth and Halestorm all playing just to name a few. With competition ...

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Slayer – The Repentless Killogy

A cold, bleak evening in London rushing through the masses of miserable, sullen faces from their daily routine, we look to break our own routine of battling our way through crowded venues to the front of gigs and elbows to ribs and kidneys to get our shots of bands on stage, swapping it for one night only and a more ...

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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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