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UK Thrashers Acid Reign Sign With Dissonance Productions

It’s been a while but they’re back with arguably their finest album to date. Acid Reign will release their third full length on Dissonance this September. Vocalist Howard Smith had this to say: “For our first album in 29 years it was vitally important that we find the right home …

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Bloodyard – Darker Rage

Continuing my reviews of recorded releases from bands that performed at Hammerfest 2019 that I covered, it’s the turn of the awesome Bloodyard. Whilst stood at the corner of the bar at Stage 2 on the Saturday evening, catching ten minutes ‘me’ time after an all day effort of watching, …

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Deiphago – I, The Devil

Founded in 1989, Costa Rican thrashers Deiphago return with another onslaught of insane thrash, ‘I, The Devil’,  their fifth full length album. Fuelled by incomprehensible speed and accuracy, these guys remind me of when Napalm Death introduced themselves with their classic debut ‘Scum’  in 1987. To say this album is …

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Raised By Owls – Dreadful

Raised By Owls are a Death Metal band from Derby releasing this, their first full length album on the back of nine singles and one EP. The band were formed in 2016 and don’t hold anything back with their witty and hilarious sense of humour which they capture perfectly within …

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Born From Pain – True Love

Born From Pain are a Dutch hardcore/punk band releasing this, their eighth full length album. Formed way back in 1997 and known for their energetic shows, the band have toured far and wide in such countries as America, Mexico, Japan and Europe. In their time they have also supported such …

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Rozu – A Rose Will Bloom (Singles)

This review is slightly different to my normal reviews. Having been asked personally to check these guys out, it appears there are currently only three songs available, and it isn’t clear as to whether these are part of an EP or are separate singles. So, for the element of doubt, I have collated …

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IRON FIRE Announce New album ‘Beyond The Void’ 

  Denmark’s IRON FIRE strike back with a vengeance! Their ninth full-length “Beyond The Void”, mixed and mastered by legendary producer Tue Madsen, will be released on 8th March 2019 via Crime Records. Expect an honest in-your-face album, filled with blistering Power Metal songs that melt traditional melodic Heavy Metal with hard-hitting Thrash! …

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Electrocution – Psychonolatry

Italian Gore gods Electrocution brings us only their third full length album in (incredibly) 26 years. Formed in 1990 in Bologna, ‘Psychonolatry’ shows us how far this band has come since their debut album ‘Inside the Unreal’, which many believe to be an all time Death Metal classic. Title track …

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Toxik Attack – Assassinos Em Serie

Portugese thrashers Toxik Attack release their debut full length LP on the last day of January. This follows EP ‘Thrash On Command’ which was released way back in 2016. Formed in 2012, they also released a demo in 2014. As far as thrash goes, this is ok. But is it me …

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Fusion Bomb – Concrete Jungle

Luxembourg’s very own Fusion Bomb release their debut album ‘Concrete Jungle’ on 25th January through Iron Shields Records. Formed in 2010 this four-piece Speed Metal unit draw inexplicable similarities to Slayer. Opening track ‘Zest Of Scorn’ is four minutes of pure audible onslaught. It fires through verse and chorus like a …

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AFTERMATH Release the lyric video for “FFF (FalseFlagFlying)

Chicago based Progressive Thrash Metal Band AFTERMATH has released the lyric video for “FFF (FalseFlagFlying),” off of their upcoming LP, There is Something Wrong, due out 2019 digitally via Zoid Entertainment, INGrooves, and TLG, and European CD / Vinyl on Sleaszy Rider Records. You’ve read or heard about the phrase …

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Plague Years – Unholy Infestation

Hailing from Detroit, Michigan, Plague Years are an unsigned Thrash / Death Metal outfit who are unleashing their first full length album upon us. Released at the end of October in the US, we British have had to wait until 4th January to grab a copy of this album which follows 2017’s …

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Flotsam And Jetsam – The End Of Chaos

If you Google Flotsam And Jetsam the answer you get is “Useless or discarded objects” which is way off the mark as they return with heads held high for their thirteenth studio album The End Of Chaos. Released on January 18th 2019 on AFM Records with stunning artwork from Andy …

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Blood Feast – Chopped, Sliced And Diced

Blood Feast are a five-piece thrash unit from New Jersey, USA. ‘Chopped, Sliced And Diced is their 8th release since (incredibly) 1987. They have released three full length albums in their 31 year career, and this will be their second EP release. The band split up originally in 1991. They …

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Corpsessed – Impetus of Death

Finland’s finest Doom/Thrashers Corpsessed release their second full length album ‘Impetus of Death’. The first ‘Abysmal Thresholds’ was released back in 2014 and was well received. However, with ‘Impetus Of Death’ Corpsessed have tuned their sound somewhat differently, in that it now sounds cleaner and more ‘live’. I prefer this …

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Letheria – Death Principle

Letheria are a hardcore thrash band from Finland. Formed in 1998 these guys have released seven demo’s, three E.P’s and now finally a full length album, Death Principle, only the 20 years later! At first I’m finding it hard to work out what it is Letheria are about. The first …

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The Last Band – Hisingen

There’s something unreserved about post-hardcore rock outfit The Last Band, who hail from Gothenburg Sweden. Hisingen their third album is accomplished but there’s a rawness to the 11 tracks which are brutally honest about the world as they see it, and they want to share that with you, ‘animals of …

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Overkill Announces New Drummer Jason Bittner

Announce New Drummer JASON BITTNER! Legendary New Jersey thrashers, OVERKILL, have kept the machine running strong in 2017 with the release of their highly-acclaimed eighteenth album, ‘The Grinding Wheel’,  as well as adding another US tour under their belts. Today, the band welcomes another addition to OVERKILL’s history with their new drummer, Jason ‘Sticks’ Bittner (Shadows …

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Dew-Scented Announce New Drummer – Marc Dzierzon

DEW-SCENTED Announces New Drummer! European Tour with FLOTSAM AND JETSAM Kicking off Shortly! Multinational Thrashers DEW-SCENTED Have Announced a New Drummer to Their Ranks. Comments singer Leif Jensen: “We are excited to announce Marc Dzierzon as new drummer for Dew-Scented. As you might have noticed, we have been going back …

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