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Sodom – Partisan EP

While most people know the big 4 of thrash metal – Metallica, Slayer, Anthrax, Megadeth, only true thrash fans will know the German equivalent – four equally influential bands, Destruction, Kreator, Tankard and Sodom. Formed in 1981, Sodom have released fifteen studio albums (and are in the studio working on …

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HRH Metal – O2 academy, Birmingham- 11-12 February 2017

This was the first HRH event to be held in Birmingham, and was the first HRH metal.  One of many HRH events, it’s clearly aimed at the same fans as Hammerfest, but in a location far more convenient for many people. Saturday The event has three stages, with the main …

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The American Way: Songs Inspired by Political Unrest

Politics can be a breeding ground of anger, discontent, fear, hatred, and lies: tangents and emotions that punk rock and heavy metal channel oh so well. As we’re aware of by now, the USA just held an election for its 45th President. While the candidate who won was voted into …

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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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Holy Moses – ‘Redefined Mayhem’

Holy Moses - Mayhem Redefined Artwork

One of the few successful extreme metal bands to be fronted by a woman, Holy Moses – even more than 30 years into their career – inevitably draw comparisons with the likes of the more high profile Arch Enemy.  And, certainly, there are similarities between the two bands, especially in …

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Power Theory – An Axe to Grind (cd)

  Power Theory was envisioned and created in 2007 by Bob “BB” Ballinger with the intention to form a True Metal band with a mix of the nwobhm, 80’s German Power Metal, and a little Bay Area Thrash thrown in to shake it up. Power Theory became a tight metal …

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