Tales to Horrify (Pulverised Records) may entirely fail to horrify its intended target audience, but in doing so makes a bold statement regarding Opposition Party’s role as the voice of musical resistance in South-East Asia today.
A mixed bag of metal styles, from thrash to black-n-roll, on the Nijmegen leg of Abbath’s Outstrider (Season of Mist) tour with 1349, Vltimas and Nuclear hit Doornroosje and it was awesome!
Fresh off the fall release of his new book, Heavy Tales: The Metal. The Music. The Madness as Lived by Jon Zazula, Jonny joins us In Conversation as he discusses Metallica, heavy metal, his future, and NY’s finest pizza.
Machine Head’s newest single, “Do or Die” (out October 11th on Imperium X/Nuclear Blast), is a killer song, but Robb Flynn’s poseur-egomaniac act isn’t sitting well with everyone.
Due September 27th via Tenacity Music, Voice of Ruin’s Acheron has an anthemic feel throughout. This is a big album that deserves international recognition for this underrated Swiss band.
Due June 7th via Listenable Records, Bury The Pain is a solid, enjoyable thrash album that should ensure Xentrix a warm welcome back to festival stages this summer.
Step “Into The Bloodbath” and check out the brand new music video from the phenomenally talented young Swedish death/thrash fivesome, Three Dead Fingers. Their debut LP, Breed of The Devil, is due soon via Bleeding Music Records.
Wan’s Gamma är äldst, out now via Carnal Records, may be one-dimensional blackened thrash, but on the plus side, it is easy to listen to and plain, simple fun.
Out February 22, 2019, on Nuclear Blast, Overkill’s nineteenth record, The Wings of War, is another classic instalment from a group that has been kicking ass for almost forty years.
Under the Regolith, out via Tridroid Records, may not be the most memorable record you hear this month, but it’s certainly one of the more exciting, enjoyable, and fun ones – hats off to Antiverse!
Megadeth celebrate their 35th Anniversary with the release of Warheads On Foreheads, a 35-track, career retrospective on 22nd March 2019. The anthology spans their entire studio recording career and you can find out more plus check out our favourite five moments here.
Out now via Steamhammer, Partisan demonstrates that Sodom have got through what could have been a risky period, emerging in fine form and with fire in their hearts.
Dutch shredders Legion of the Damned have released the second single off their upcoming album Slaves of the Shadow Realm. Check out “Slaves of the Southern Cross” here.