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Tankard – Hymns For The Drunk

My first album review of 2018 and what better way to start by a stupendous beer related seventeen track best of album called Hymns For The Drunk by German thrash metallers Tankard. The tracks were taken from five albums they recorded with AFM Records between 2002-2010 proving their rightful place …

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Destruction – Thrash Anthems II

By the title you may think this is a covers album but German thrash metallers Destruction have not remastered some of their finest songs, they have re recorded them and to say they have breathed new life into them is an understatement! Thrash Anthems II was originally a pledge music …

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Kreator – Gods Of Violence

Since their formation in Essen 1984, Kreator have consistently delivered an impressive caustic catalogue of thrash metal, proving that the Germans do it better than anyone else and Gods Of Violence their fourteenth studio album shows they are still at the forefront of that genre. Currently available on Nuclear Blast …

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Destruction – Under Attack

Probably my favourite genre of rock/metal would be thrash for the sheer intensity it creates and Destruction are a fine example of this. Considered (and rightly so) to be in the top 4 of German thrash metal bands along with Kreator, Sodom and Tankard, their latest studio album Under Attack, …

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Exumer – The Raging Tides

Currently on a European tour, German thrash metal merchants Exumer are still playing with the intensity shown on their 1986 debut studio album Possessed By Fire with their recently released monstrous The Raging Tides. Released via Metal Blade Records it consists of 10 fierce originals and 2 inspired cover versions. …

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Exumer Launch New Single and Announce New Album

 German Thrash Metallers EXUMER launch new single ‘Sinster Souls‘ via website of Rock Hard Germany and announce “The Raging Tides” as their fourth album to be released 29th January 2016 via Metal Blade Records! You can now listen to the 2nd single ‘Sinister Souls‘ via Rock Hard Germany at THIS location! Comments singer Mem von Stein: “As …

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Dew-Scented – Intermination

Veteran German and Dutch extreme thrash-death act Dew-Scented has released its tenth and latest studio effort, titled Intermination, on Metal Blade Records. The digital edition of Intermination contains 15 tracks of high speed malevolence that promises to sweep rage and fury across the airwaves. The band seeks to build inter-album …

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Panzer – Send Them All To Hell.

Panzer came to be when Stefan Schwarzmann, drummer from Accept approached Destruction vocalist Schmier to form a trio along with fellow Accept member Herman Frank on guitar. Since the album has been released via Nuclear Blast Records, Herman and Stefan have left Accept to concentrate on Panzer. Normally in the …

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Sodom – Sacred Warpath

German stalwart thrash metal act Sodom has released it’s latest, a four-song EP titled Sacred Warpath, in 2014 through SPV/Steamhammer. Tom “Angelripper” and his cronies knew as far back as 1982 how to thrash an audience, and they still seem to have that black magic spark. Sodom has a formulaic …

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Stallion – Rise And Ride.

Hailing from Southern Germany barely 12 months ago, 5 piece band Stallion already have a set full of strong songs. Their 1st demo was recorded in June 2013, a 6 track EP was released in October and in September 2014 their 10 track thrashtastic debut album Rise And Ride will …

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Dust Bolt – Awake The Riot

Young Bavarian eighties thrash ‘revival’ band Dust Bolt have dialed in some classic tones, with their new, 12+ track full-length Awake The Riot ready for enjoyment by anyone who appreciates solid, well-played thrash metal. The band wear their influences as players and as a band on their sleeves, harnessing the …

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Protector – Reanimated Homonculus

Veteran German thrash mongers Protector scorch a blazing trail of old-school death-thrash through Swedish woods, taking no prisoners. They channel all that is good from thrash metal into tunes like “Reanimated Homonculus” and “Antiman”, snapping necks furiously and without remorse. The competent, tight band delivers blood-curdling goods on this disc, …

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