After a weekend of nothing but heavy metal, what do you need most on the Monday night? More metal of course. So after Bloodstock Festival we find ourselves at Rebellion in Manchester for a night of thrash and death metal.
As the campsite opens for five day campers, we asked one of our senior writers and festival attendee Tom Butterworth to give us his low-down of the ones to watch.
The Punk 5-piece from the big city of London EAT DIRT. thrash their way through 14 songs with the majority of the tracks being between 1-2 minutes long collectively completing the record in 26 minutes. 'Short and sweet' is a pretty accurate term to use here but we should forget about sweetness part of that statement, sure the songs are bangers, but sweet is not a word that works in this pacey-punk madness.
US thrash metallers Black Fast have revealed their new single Phantom I Am! The track is lifted from their latest album Spectre Of Ruin (out now on eOne). Guitarist/vocalist Aaron Akin says; “This track has some really dark and unique progressions, an interesting overall arrangement and a ripper solo. It’s one of the songs that asks for the most […]
US thrash metallers Black Fast have revealed their new single Husk! The track is lifted from the band’s forthcoming album Spectre Of Ruin(July 13, eOne). The band say; “Husk was the last song to come together just as we started recording this album. It’s a little different from the rest of the songs and we knew […]
US thrash metallers BLACK FAST have a new single called Silhouette Usurper. This is the second single they have released off their upcoming album Spectre Of Ruin, out July 13th via eOne. Guitarist Aaron Akin said:“‘Silhouette Usurper’ was one of the first songs we finished for this new record. Compared to our other songs, this is most song-liest […]
Slayer have announced details of their final UK and European tour! After 37 years, one of the most brutal bands to exist are taking their leave from the industry, but not before one more brutal assault on our shores. Joining Slayer on their final run are Lamb Of God, Anthrax and Obituary! Thu 1st Nov – DUBLIN 3 […]
US thrash metallers Black Fast have revealed details of their new album! Spectre Of Ruin is set for release through eOne on July 13! Check out lead single Cloak Of Lies below; TRACK LISTING: 1. Cloak of Lies 2. Silhouette Usurper 3. Scarecrow and Spectre 4. Phantom I Am 5. Mist of Ruin 6. Temple of Leviathan 7. […]
As Code Orange headed off stage to a stunned crowd, I wondered how I would start this review. What came to mind was; three of the most exciting bands in metal, and Trivium, wow Brixton. I decided against that as it sounds critical towards Trivium. A stance I definitely didn’t want to take once Trivium […]
Spanish thrash metallers Angelus Apatrida have revealed their new single Farewell! The track is taken from their forthcoming album Cabarte De La Guillotine, set for release through Century Media Records on May 4! Speaking of the track, the band say; “We’ve always wanted to make a quiet, melodic but powerful ANGELUS APATRIDA song, full of feeling like those […]
Spanish thrash metallers Angelus Apatrida have revealed their new single Downfall Of The Nation! The track is the second to be lifted from forthcoming album Cabaret de la Guillotine, set for a release through Century Media Records on May 4! The band say of the track; “It’s frightful to see how extremism becomes a normal thing nowadays. Dangerous people […]
Scottish thrash metallers Disposable have revealed the video for new single Ravenous! Vocalist William Robertson says of the track; “Its been a great year so far, we played our biggest shows ever and shared the stage with some of our favourite bands. Its really inspired us, we’re really excited to be releasing ‘Ravenous’, because it […]
Scottish thrashers Disposable recently announced their new single Ravenous will be released on November 10! We asked the band to tell us more about themselves in this amusing A-Z challenge! A song which made you want to make music William – Fight Fire With Fire, Metallica Oliver – All Hail The New Flesh, Strapping Young […]
German thrash legends Rage have announced dates for their next UK appearances! For the two January 2018 shows in Sheffield, they will be co-headlining with Firewinds and support will come from Brits Crimes Of Passion UK! The shows come off the back of last month’s release of album number 23, Seasons Of The Black! Jan […]
*Festival announcement klaxon* It’s only three weeks until the epic metal fest begins and with it the final line up! In addition to the already killer line up, Venom Prison will be playing main stage Sunday and UNITRA on the Jagermeister stage! Winners of the Metal 2 The Masses competition Raze The Void, K-LACURA, EMBODIMENT, HOOFKNUCKLE, HUNDRED YEAR OLD […]