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Anvil Pounding the Pavement cover
Submitted by newseditor on Fri, 10/13/2017 - 22:41 / News - Comments

Anvil to release new studio album “Pounding the Pavement” on January 19th 2018

Of course there are bands that have garnered higher chart positions, sold more albums and filled bigger venues than Anvil. Yet there are few metal acts that have earned as much respect from their colleagues as the Canadian act surrounding vocalist/guitarist Steve “Lips” Kudlow and drummer Robb Reiner. The most renowned Anvil aficionados include, among...
Evil Invaders Feed Me Violence cover
Submitted by rockavlon on Sun, 10/08/2017 - 00:51 / Reviews - Comments

Evil Invaders - Feed Me Violence

Evil Invaders have been around for quite a while now, actually about a decade having a couple of EPs and now a sophomore album to account for all these year plus a fair few live performances under their belt; their style reminiscent of the Canadian thrashers like Exciter and Razor (their name is but an album of the latter) but also Zetro era Exodus and also maybe...
Drakkar Diabolical Empathy cover
Submitted by rockavlon on Fri, 10/06/2017 - 23:53 / Reviews - Comments

Drakkar - Diabolical Empathy

This Drakkar, not to be confused with the more popular Italian power metallers, is a Belgium based combo that has existed since 1983, releasing an album at the tail end of that decade before going in hiatus for about a decade. They made a brief comeback in the late 90s that didn’t wield more than a demo and the latest effort was their reunion to re-release...
Stälker Shadow of the Sword cover
Submitted by newseditor on Thu, 10/05/2017 - 14:54 / News - Comments

Stälker to release debut full-length album “Shadow of the Sword” on November 17th 2017

New Zealand based thrashers Stälker have recently announced the news of their worldwide signing with Napalm Records. Welcome back to the glory of the 80s! And a very warm welcome to the Napalm Records family! This Thrash Metal three-piece has already announced the title and release date of their upcoming album “Shadow of the Sword”! The album will...
Annihilator For the Demented cover
Submitted by newseditor on Wed, 09/13/2017 - 17:09 / News - Comments

Annihilator to release new studio album “For the Demented” on November 3rd 2017

Since 1989, Canada's Annihilator have not stopped putting out records and touring the world. Despite the ever-changing climate of the metal world (and releasing a series of “different” metal records with various lineups along the way), Jeff Waters and company have consistently delivered strong albums since the band's debut “Alice in Hell...
Kreator Euro Tour 2018 poster
Submitted by newseditor on Fri, 09/01/2017 - 14:26 / News - Comments

Kreator announces January 2018 European Tour

Today, German thrash titans Kreator announce their upcoming second European tour for early 2018. The band is still touring in support of their chart-topping album “Gods of Violence”, which was released in early 2017 and received raving reviews from all over the planet. January of next year will see the band tour cities that have not been covered on...
Alpha Tiger cover
Submitted by rockavlon on Tue, 08/29/2017 - 00:02 / Reviews - Comments

Alpha Tiger - Alpha Tiger

Alpha Tiger is a band from Saxony that for some reason seemed to be getting traction after a bunch of releases despite being a second rate, retro sounding band with semi-decent ideas and a singer with a very annoying pitch and timbre, the loss of which, a couple of years ago led them to hiring a new kid by the name of Benjamin Jaino and thus a certain move into a...
Rage Seasons of the Black cover
Submitted by rockavlon on Tue, 08/22/2017 - 23:27 / Reviews - Comments

Rage - Seasons of the Black

You can’t blame Rage for being slouchy, no sir. They have been active for more than thirty years and this one inclusive have released twenty three albums, the LMO project, countless live albums an EPs and have always delivered pretty consistently both in the studio as well as on the stage… never releasing a “bad” album.   “...
Onslaught Euro Tour 2017 poster
Submitted by newseditor on Mon, 08/14/2017 - 17:44 / News - Comments

Onslaught announces Fall 2017 European Tour

UK thrash metal veterans Onslaught will tour under the “Thrash 'till The Death” banner in Europe with Artillery, support by Chronosphere and Exarsis, starting in September. Onslaught are one of the most explosive and controversial Metal bands ever to come out of the UK. Releasing 3 now legendary albums in the 80ʼs (“Power from Hell”,...
Tankard Schwarz-Weiß wie Schnee EP cover
Submitted by newseditor on Thu, 08/10/2017 - 14:49 / News - Comments

Tankard to release “Schwarz-Weiß wie Schnee” EP on September 15th 2017

Two months ago, the German thrash metal legends Tankard played the Eintracht Frankfurt club anthem “Schwarz-weiß wie Schnee” in front of over 30.000 enthusiastic Frankfurt supporters, a short time before the kick-off of the German cup final between Eintracht Frankfurt and Borussia Dortmund at Berlin's Olympic Stadium. Recentley, the band...