melodic thrash metal

Kreator releases music video for new single “666 - World Divided”

German metal legends Kreator have surprised fans by unveiling a brand new track and accompanying music video. The video for “666 - World Divided” was created under the direction of Jörn Heitmann, who was responsible for the videos for “Radio” and “Ausländer” by Rammstein.

Watch the video for “666 - World Divided” below. Get the new single here.

Vio-Lence signs worldwide deal with Metal Blade Records

Metal Blade Records is proud to welcome Vio-Lence to its worldwide roster!

Vio-Lence was born in 1985 in the womb of thrash metal’s inception: San Francisco’s East Bay Area. With a ferocious blend of blazing guitar riffs, relentless rhythm, and an ultra-aggressive vocal style, they have an intensity unmatched in metal.

After disbanding in late 1993, their music and legacy still drew metal-heads from around the world. Their return to live performances began in mid-April 2019 and they haven’t looked back.

Warbringer to release new studio album “Weapons of Tomorrow” on April 24th 2020

Thrash metal force Warbringer is launching into 2020 with the announcement of their brand-new full-length release, entitled “Weapons of Tomorrow”, scheduled to drop on April 24th, 2020, via Napalm Records.

With this release, the SoCal five-piece have not only proven a true mastery of their craft, but have spurred the forward shift of an entire genre – transporting thrash metal into a brand-new era.
 

And The Sky Darkened to release new EP “Between Ghosts” on May 8th 2020

South Wales heavy rockers And The Sky Darkened release their explosive new sophomore EP, “Between Ghosts”, on Friday 8th May, 2020, via all outlets.

The ascending foursome have also just set loose a stream of their new track, “The Darkened Await”. Listen to the new song below.

Megadeth and Lamb Of God announces Summer & Fall 2020 North American co-headlining Tour

Two of the biggest bands in heavy metal – Megadeth and Lamb Of God – will be joining forces on a co-headline tour across North America this year, presented by SiriusXM.

And to add to the firepower of this already formidable tour, Trivium and In Flames are joining, making this THE must-see heavy music package of the year. Tickets will go on general sale Friday, February 14th, here.
 

Let Us Prey release lyric video for new single “Above The Vaulted Sky”

The Boston-based dark melodic power thrash group Let Us Prey have signed with M-Theory Audio, which will release the group’s full-length debut, “Virtues of the Vicious”, this summer.

A lyric video for the album’s opening track, “Above The Vaulted Sky”, can be viewed below.

The song can also now be streamed or downloaded on Bandcamp.

Anvil - Legal at Last

One has to give it to Anvil for sticking to their guns for the best part of over forty years and counting. Countless albums later (nearing 20?!) the band is still around, through all its ups and downs, doing what they set out to do all those years ago.