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Trauma Unveil Official Lyric Video for ‘The Rage’

TRAUMA  UNVEIL OFFICIAL LYRIC VIDEO FOR ‘THE RAGE’ LONG AWAITED NEW ALBUM AS THE WORLD DIES OUT NOW …As The World Dies, an album that easily surpasses both of their previous efforts on every level… while still remaining true to form. This album is by far Trauma’s best record to date… – …

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Testament – Koko, London – 4th April 2018

Tonight’s gig was set to be a good one – not only were Testament headlining Koko, but they had Vader and Annihilator on the bill too, so it’s no surprise there was a long queue outside before doors opened. Vader are on very early but the security team have got …

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SLAYER – Announce ‘Repentless’ 6,66” Box Set for International SLAYER Day!

Slayer Announce ‘Repentless’ 6,66” box set for international SLAYER day! SLAYER has announced they will release an exclusive ‘Repentless’ collector’s box set that includes 6 single EPs featuring all the songs off their latest album pressed on unique 6.66” vinyl. The box set, which will be released on June 6th, will be available in black, …

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Bloodstock Open Air Festival – Friday 11/08/2017

Doesn’t time fly! My tenth Bloodstock Open Air Festival and definitely the most enjoyable due to the quality of the bands on show. Over one hundred played this year and I managed to catch over forty of them over the weekend playing on four stages. A mad dash to the …

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Bloodstock Releases Remaining VIP Tix & Announces 2017 Payment Plan

Bloodstock Releases Remaining VIP Tix & Announces 2017 Payment Plan   With Christmas almost upon us, BLOODSTOCK HQ is a-buzz with 2017 planning.  The remaining VIP ticket allocation is now available for purchase, as well as VIP upgrades for those who’ve already purchased their weekend ticket.  Don’t hang around to …

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Bloodstock Announce 3 More Bands for 2017

BLOODSTOCK ANNOUNCE 3 MORE BANDS FOR 2017 BLOODSTOCK is excited to roll out their next band announcement for 2017 and it’s a brutal one! Florida death metal kingpins, OBITUARY land themselves a Sunday slot on the main stage.  With a brand new studio album coming in Spring 2017 via Relapse …

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Testament – Brotherhood of the Snake

Testament have always been a staple of the worldwide thrash scene, first introduced to the world supporting Anthrax in 1987.  This is the 11th studio album, unfortunately their history has been fraught with continuing line-up changes, illness and the general fickleness of the music industry. Throughout this, Testament have continued …

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Amon Amarth Premiere New Video With Many Special Guests!

AMON AMARTH PREMIERE “RAISE YOUR HORNS” VIDEO FEATURING MANY SPECIAL GUESTS; LAUNCH GRIMFROST COMPETITION &  EUROPEAN TOUR KICKS OFF IN OCTOBER   After headlining a North American tour earlier this year, and appearing at premier festivals across Europe all summer, Amon Amarth is ready to launch their new video.  “Raise …

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Testament Reveal ‘Brotherhood Of The Snake’ Cover Art

TESTAMENT Reveal ‘Brotherhood Of The Snake’ Cover Art!   Legendary bay area thrash metal giants TESTAMENT have revealed the cover artwork for their upcoming 12th album, ‘Brotherhood Of The Snake’, which will be released on October 28th, 2016 via Nuclear Blast. The expressional cover was created by renowned artist Eliran Kantor who also created the artwork for …

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Eric Peterson, Testament – Monster interview at Tuska Festival

The lovely Eric from Testament took some time to sit and have an informal chat with myself and Steve at Tuska Open Air Metal Festival 2016. We obviously talked Testament, recording the new album, touring, festivals and his side project Dragonlord but we all went off on tangents at various …

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TESTAMENT Announce Title and Release Date Of Forthcoming Album

Legendary bay area thrash metal giants Testament have announced the title and release date of their highly anticipated upcoming 12th album.  ‘The Brotherhood Of The Snake’ will be released on October 28th, 2016 via Nuclear Blast. The album was recorded under the watchful eye of producer Juan Urteaga (Exodus, Heathen, Machine Head), guitarist Eric Peterson and singer Chuck …

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Tuska Open Air Metal Festival – Friday, 1st July 2016

This weekend is going to be a bit exciting to say the least. Finland’s premier metal event, Tuska Open Air Metal Festival, starts tomorrow and we have just reached our comfortable apartment in Helsinki, a fifteen minute walk from the arena. Friday’s schedule has an incredible line up and I am …

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Tuska Open Air 2016 – The PlanetMosh ‘Pain’list – Listen now on Spotify

With Tuska Open Air Metal Festival almost 3 months away, we decided to put together a PlanetMosh Playlist of all the acts confirmed to play at Suvilahti on the first weekend in July. We’ve included a few songs from each of the headliners, Avantasia, Ghost and Children Of Bodom as …

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TESTAMENT Announce Two Regional UK Shows

Testament are delighted to announce that they will be returning to our UK soil this June to play a couple of regional UK show dates as part of a wider European tour. Esteemed frontman Chuck Billy said regarding their UK return: “Testament are excited to be playing some club dates …

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Tuska 2016 confirms the addition of Testament and Primordial

Tuska Open Air has just confirmed the addition Testament and Primordial for next year’s instalment of the festival. Even more bands will be announced on October 30th just as early “crow” tickets go on sale. Release from Tuska California’s own thrash patrol TESTAMENT is one of the cornerstones of its …

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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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[prank] A Compendium of Iris’s Short Reviews

2015 is fun. Here are some ‘Twitter’ Reviews by Iris North The gist: Very freely associate words and phrases with whatever comes to mind first, based on the prompts. Adrenaline Mob – Dearly Departed EP: They’re cursed. Aptly named! Karyn Crisis’ Gospel Of The Witches – Salem’s Wounds: Gospel?! *gasp* Metal …

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TESTAMENT Announce “Dark Roots of Thrash II” Tour, Coming April 2015

Pioneers of the classic American metal scene, TESTAMENT, are announcing what will undoubtedly be the most crushing heavy metal tour to hit North America this spring – the Dark Roots of Thrash II tour! The Dark Roots of Thrash II tour will conquer North America for five weeks, beginning April …

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Download Festival adds 23 bands to bill!

The first Download announcement of 2015 is upon us – and what a stellar bill it’s turning out to be! Andrew WK, In Flames, Testament, We Are Harlot and L7 lead the latest addition to the bill which also includes Black Star Riders, Thunder,  former KISS guitarist Ace Frehley and the recently reformed The Ghost …

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