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Death Angel – Humanicide

‘Humanicide’ is incredibly only Death Angel’s ninth full-length studio album spanning a thirty six year career since their initial demo ‘Heavy Metal Insanity’  in 1983. Agreed, they did have a fourteen year hiatus between 1990 & 2004. I’ve not listened to them for years. In fact, not since my late …

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Possessed – Revelations Of Oblivion.

In all my years of listening to rock/metal I can’t think of any album that has blown me away than Revelations Of Oblivion by Possessed. Death metal can be repetitive at times but to keep my full attention for just under an hour takes some doing. Released on Nuclear Blast …

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The 69 Eyes to release new album

Finish dark rockers ‘The 69 Eyes’ are to release their 12th album, ‘West End’,  on September 13th trough Nuclear Blast Records. They have also announced a European tour to support the release. Conceived in Finland in 1989, they have come a long way and shaped the genre of ‘Goth ‘n’ …

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Fleshgod Apocalypse to release 5th studio album

The wait is almost over as Italian orchestral-death metal juggernauts Fleshgod Apocalypse are about to unleash their 5th record, ‘Veleno’,  this Friday through Nuclear Blast Records. To give fans another taster of the forthcoming release, the group has unveiled a live video of ‘The Fool’,  which can be found on …

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Exhorder to release first album in 27 years!!

After 27 years of waiting, fans can rejoice as New Orleans’ face-melting thrash legends EXHORDER will be releasing their forever-awaited third studio album later this year. The band has officially wrapped up the recording of their first record since the long celebrated ’92 classic ‘THE LAW’. Commenting on the long …

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Death Angel discuss new single ‘The Pack’

California thrash metal legends Death Angel will release their long-awaited 9th full-length album, Humanicide, on May 31st via Nuclear Blast Records. The band have revealed a new trailer for the album, in which they discuss the newest single ‘The Pack’. Find out more about the track on the Video Link …

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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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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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