old-school thrash metal

Shartten to release debut full-length album “Sound of Fate” on October 25th 2019

Polish metal thrasher Shartten are glad to announce that they have signed a deal with WormHoleDeath for the release of their album “Sound of Fate”.

The album was recorded at RealSound Studios in Italy and mastered by Nick Zampiello from New Alliance East in USA.

“Sound of Fate” will be out on October 25th, 2019, via Wormholedeath / The Orchard / Wormholedeath USA. Pre-orders are available now.

Trackist:
1. The Ride
2. Rush in Flames

Exumer announces November and December 2019 European Headlining Tour

Exumer return to Germany and adjacent countries this winter on their Winter Hostilities 2019 headlining tour to promote their recent and most critically acclaimed release “Hostile Defiance”.

“Hostile Defiance” hit the German album charts on position 42 which marks the highest chart entry in the history of the band!

Acid Reign launch music video for first single “The New Low”

Acid Reign will release the first single from upcoming album “The Age of Entitlement” entitled “The New Low”.
 
Frontman H comments:
“It’s been a long time coming but finally Acid Reign unleash on the world the first single from their first album in 29 years! "The New Low" was one of the first songs written for the album and was always going to be the opening single. Hope you all enjoy shouting along with it as much as we are looking forward to playing it live!”...
 

Death Angel - Humanicide

Although Death Angel moonlighted the mid to late 80s with their particular brand of thrash, which was a tad more adventurous than most of what was on offer at the time, the bad timing of an accident, had em drift apart and disband before the onset of the 90s itself and the change of the music climate would do that to them.
 

Testament announces February & March 2020 European & UK Tour with Exodus and Death Angel

2020 is set to be an unforgettable year for British and European thrash metal-heads - three legendary pioneers of the genre have announced that they will be touring throughout next spring. Hitting the road will be no other than the Bay Area’s very own Testament, Exodus and Death Angel – who have all teamed up to bring the catchily dubbed “The Bay Strikes Back” tour to our shores!

Testament’s Chuck Billy commented:

Xentrix - Bury the Pain

England didn’t produce thrash bands by the bucketload like America or Germany and as such the few ones that made a name for them used to be quite worthwhile. After enjoying a career that lasted a little more that decade, from the mid-80s to the mid-90s and had its ups and downs, the band attempted to reunite, twice, a decade later at first and then in the early to mid-10s, trying to keep its lineup intact.

Destruction release music video for new single “Betrayal”

Legendary German thrashers, Destruction, are set to unleash their 17th studio album, “Born to Perish” on August 9th, 2019 via Nuclear Blast Records.

Today, the band has released the second single entitled, “Betrayal”. Watch the official video below.

The video director is Achilleas Gatsopoulos for Hypnagogia Films. The video was filmed in June 2019 in Berlin, Germany and Basel, Switzerland.

Acid Reign to release new studio album “The Age of Entitlement” on September 27th 2019

Acid Reign will release their fourth album “The Age of Entitlement” on September 27th, 2019, via Dissonance Productions. With worldwide distribution being handled by Plastic Head.

The album artwork is from renowned artist Mark Wilkinson. Mark is famed for his work for and amongst others the mighty Iron Maiden, Judas Priest, Marillion and Acid Reign. 

Death Angel releases new music video for “I Came For Blood”

After eager anticipation from fans and critics, Bay Area thrash legends Death Angel have finally released their new album, “Humanicide”, today with Nuclear Blast Records.

The record comes on the heels of the band’s recent North American tour with Overkill and just days before the band heads to Europe for a summer long jaunt performing shows and at festivals.