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Slayer, Anthrax, Kvelertak – 02 Academy, Birmingham – 27/11/2015

With a society very much stuck in the epic nature of the now, tonight’s Slayer/Anthrax/Kvelertak show has been labelled as the metal event of the year by many. In a 2015 where we have already been blessed with a Slipknot/Korn tour, a Megadeth/Lamb Of God Tour and a host of …

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Anthrax to release new album in February

Noo Yawk thrash legends Anthrax have confirmed that they will release their new album, ‘For All Kings’, on February 26 via Nuclear Blast. Anthrax return to the UK later this month for a run of dates with Slayer and Kvelertak, starting in Newport on Saturday November 21.  They will also …

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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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Anthrax – Chile On Hell

Growing up a “Thrash Kid”, I had two goals to see the Big Four live and to see Avenged Sevenfold be exposed as posers and the terrible songwriters that they are. Luckily in 2012, I achieved both when I saw Anthrax dominate the Academy in Dublin (and I caught Frank …

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ANTHRAX Scott Ian Discusses His Favourite Recorded Live Shows & The Band’s Forthcoming CD/DVD Release

Get ready to mosh in the privacy of your own home, because multiple Grammy-nominated thrash masters ANTHRAX have announced the release of ‘Chile On Hell’, a live-in-concert DVD that is due out October 20th. ‘Chile On Hell’ was filmed at the Teatro Caupolican in Santiago, Chile on May 10, 2013 and features ANTHRAX performing an extended set that …

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Live at Wacken 2013 DVD

Last year the legendary Wacken festival in Germany welcomed 75,000 fans to watch over 120 bands spread over seven stages.  Unlike 2012, 2013 was notable for the beautiful hot sunshine that lasted almost all weekend with just a couple of short downpours.  If you haven’t been then it’s certainly a …

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Sonisphere 2014 – Saturday 5th July – Review

Day two of the festival kicked off a little earlier than the previous day at 11am with Tesseract on the main stage. Alestorm, however, were the real treat of the morning opening the Saturn stage with ‘The Quest’ and continued their infectious jitterbug set with the likes of ‘The Drunken …

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Sonisphere 2014 – Friday 4th July – Review

  Sonisphere 2014 marked the 40th year of festivals held at Knebworth and what better way to celebrate than to bring 60,000 music fans together for a hot, sunny and lightly showered weekend of metal dominance! A late starting Friday meant that fans were able to arrive in good time …

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Comeback Kid – Belfast, Queen’s University 02/07/2014

According to those who know about such things (in this case Wikipedia), ‘metal fatigue’ refers to repeated progressive and localized structural damage that occurs when a material is subjected to cyclic loadings.  In the case of tonight’s gig, it could equally refer to the damage caused to the local metal …

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ThrashBack Campaign!

In the year that Metallica are announced as headlining the iconic Glastonbury Festival, in addition to Sonisphere (the 40th anniversary of gigs at Knebworth) Universal Music is celebrating 30 years of Thrash music by re-issuing seminal albums from the founding fathers of this sub-genre for the ThrashBack campaign. Thrash music …

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MOTÖRHEAD’S MOTÖRBOAT Featuring Megadeth, Motörhead, Anthrax, Zakk Wylde & More

Megadeth, Motörhead, and Anthrax –three of the greatest heavy metal bands in the world – will perform at the first annual Motörhead’s Motörboat cruise onboard the Carnival Ecstasy from September 22-26, 2014. In addition to these three rock giants, “The Loudest Boat In The World” will also feature performances from …

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Graspop 2014 adds Rob Zombie, Slayer, Megadeth, Anthrax and 18 more acts

Graspop Metal Meeting 2014 has just announced 22 new names for this year’s massive event. Rob Zombie, Slayer, Megadeth, Anthrax, Alice in Chains, Mastodon and Meshuggah and many more have bolstered an already solid bill that features Black Sabbath, Avenged Sevenfold, Volbeat, Sabaton and Soundgarden. The new bands added are …

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Sonisphere announce 10 more bands for this years festival

With ten fantastic acts already announced, including headliners THE PRODIGY, IRON MAIDEN & METALLICA, SONISPHERE has revealed ten more bands that will join the 2014 line up. The inimitable LIMP BIZKIT return to Knebworth as special guests to THE PRODIGY. One of the biggest bands to emerge from the Nu-Metal …

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Gama Bomb – Empire Music Hall, Belfast – Saturday August 17th 2013

Although they don’t play their native Ireland on a regular basis, Gama Bomb were tonight returning to Belfast for the second time in around eight months, this time finding themselves in the rather sedate surroundings of the Empire Music Hall:  as its name suggests, this converted church is used to …

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Anthrax at Bloodstock 2013 – photos

Photos of Anthrax performing on the main stage at Bloodstock 2013.. [flickrapi user=”planet mosh” get=”photoset” id=”72157650385225299″ size=”z” count=”100″]

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Ten More Reasons to Rock Out at Bloodstock 2013

BLOODSTOCK 2013 is shaping up to be the metal event of the summer, with another ten head-bangin’ bands confirmed to join headliners SLAYER, KING DIAMOND, and LAMB OF GOD. Canadian prog thrash pioneers, VOIVOD are set to play their only UK show of 2013 at Bloodstock Festival!! The band’s latest album, …

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Lost Society – Fast Loud Death

“Our debut album will be an old-school thrash oriented one that’ll surely leave a lasting impression”. Bold, impetuous, some may even say foolhardy, immodest, cocky, precocious… these are words that spring to mind when you read that statement above from Lost Society’s frontman Samy Elbanna when they penned a deal …

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