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Anthrax – Kings Among Scotland

Anthrax - Kings Among Scotland

As live albums go this is as damn near as good as being at the gig itself as Anthrax thrash their hearts out to a vociferous crowd at the Glasgow Barrowlands Ballroom on this double CD Kings Among Scotland, due for release by Nuclear Blast Records on April 27th 2018. …

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Phil Campbell And The Bastard Sons – The Age Of Absurdity

This certainly takes good parenting to the next level as guitarist Phil Campbell has three of his sons in his band Phil Campbell And The Bastard Sons. Todd on guitar, Dane on drums, Tyla on bass guitar and they are all joined by Neil Starr on lead vocals. Their self …

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Corrosion of Conformity – No Cross No Crown

They may never have reached the heady heights of some of the other bands that formed in the eighties, but Corrosion of Conformity have always enjoyed continued success and love in what is now a career spanning over 35 years. Members have come and gone over the years but three …

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Bleeding Gods – Dodekathlon

So early into 2018 and Utrecht, Netherlands based Bleeding Gods have set the bar high for death metal with their latest studio album Dodekathlon. Formed in 2012 by guitarist Ramon Ploeg their musicianship is very impressive. Currently available via Nuclear Blast Records its twelve tracks are based on the twelve …

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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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Carnifex Announce ‘Slow Death’ UK tour dates for 2018 with Aversions Crown

Carnifex Announce ‘Slow Death’ UK tour dates for 2018 with Aversions Crown San Diego, California-based metal outfit Carnifex have announced their ‘Slow Death’ tour through the UK and Europe for February and March 2018. They will be supported by Oceano, labelmates Aversions Crown, and Disentomb. ‘Slow Death’ UK/EU tour 2018: …

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Decapitated – Anticult

It’s testament to Decapitated guitarist Vogg Kiełtyka that he has managed to harness everything that was so great about the death metal outfit’s first four albums and replicated it on the two following the tragic death of his younger brother Vitek and the departure of vocalist Covan, unable to recover quickly …

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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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Sepultura – Machine Messiah

With their fourteenth studio album Metal Messiah, thrash metal legends Sepultura are still raising the middle finger to the “Bring back Max” computer keyboard warriors. Lead vocalist Derrick Green has fronted them for over twenty years now and personally speaking he has earned his stripes many times over, point proven …

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Soilwork – Death Resonance

Death Resonance from Soilwork is a collection of tracks that probably should not work but does in a kind of strange way.  Two new offerings, Helsinki and Death Resonance, along with 13 rare, previously unreleased and remixed tracks gives us an opportunity to hear how the Soilwork sound has progressed over the years. Normally you may wonder as …

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Opeth – Sorceress

It might seem like a paradox, but it’s just as likely for a band to evolve their sound over time as it is for them to stick to their guns. Both have their merits – AC/DC are the surefire answer when you think of a group who have never strayed …

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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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Hatebreed to Release New Album ‘The Concrete Confessional’ in May

HATEBREED Tease New Album – Special Pre-Orders Now Live HATEBREED‘s long-awaited new album, The Concrete Confessional is set for a May 13 release via Nuclear Blast Records.  The band are teasing the album and their upcoming tour dates with a video clip featuring three brand new songs; ‘A.D.,’ ‘Looking Down The Barrel of …

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Immortal Finally In Position To Comment On Band Conflict

After the IMMORTAL trademark case was closed by ‘Patentstyret’ (Norway’s Patent Office) in November 2015, Demonaz and Horgh can finally share their side of the story for the first time. The conflict was not about anyone leaving the band as Abbath claimed. It was all about his personal problems. He …

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Metal Allegiance – Metal Allegiance

This debut album should really have been a stone cold classic from Metal Allegiance as their core musical line up consists of Mike Portnoy on drums, Alex Skolnick on guitar and Dave Ellefson on bass guitar with an array of guest vocalists but out of the 9 tracks, only 7 …

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Symphony X Announce UK Headline Tour For 2016

New Jersey-based progressive metal masters Symphony X are very pleased to announce they will be coming to our UK shores this coming February 2016 for a run of headline shows.   Guitar virtuoso and founding member Michael Romeo said of the announcement; “We are excited about getting back out on …

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Soilwork Unveils New Track “Enemies In Fidelity”

Sweden-based melodic metal experts SOILWORK will release their forthcoming 10th studio album, The Ride Majestic, worldwide next Friday, August 28th via Nuclear Blast Records. The Ride Majestic is available for pre-order in various formats (CD, Vinyl, TS/CD Bundle) – pre-order your copy here: http://nblast.de/SOILWORKMajesticNB   For the past month, SOILWORK …

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Nuclear Assault – Pounder E.P

Welcome back Nuclear Assault! Even though it will be short lived (they are calling this the ‘Final Assault’ tour), the New York based thrash metal legends have reformed for their 30 year anniversary and released Pounder. This blistering 4 track E.P and 2015 tour dates including a main stage slot …

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Unleashed – Dawn of the Nine

Bringing forth their 12th studio album, Sweden’s Unleashed has, with Dawn of the Nine, successfully continued an aggressive, fairly melodic saga. Their previous release, Odalheim, released in 2012, began this journey. Let’s pretend you’re a new fan, perhaps just introduced to death metal a little while ago, and your virgin …

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