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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:

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!”...
 

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.
 

Destruction to release new studio album “Born to Perish” on August 9th 2019

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 unleashed the visualizer video for the first single and vicious title track, “Born to Perish”.

Watch the clip for “Born to Perish” below.

Frontman Schmier states:

Vulture launches new single “Murderous Militia”

On June 7th, 2019, Vulture will release their sophomore album, “Ghastly Waves & Battered Graves”, via Metal Blade Records.

For a preview of “Ghastly Waves & Battered Graves”, the new single, “Murderous Militia”, can be heard now below.

The previous singles, “B.T.B. (Beyond the Blade)” and “Stainless Glare”, can be heard here.
 

Possessed releases new music video for “Graven”

For the first time in three decades, Possessed have released a new album entitled “Revelations of Oblivion”. Today the band premiere the official music video for new song “Graven”.

The video was directed by Scott Hansen of Digital Thunderdome (Willie Nelson, Deicide, Carnifex, Prong) and stars renowned Swedish actor, Peter Stormare (Fargo, Prison Break, The Big Lebowski). Watch the video below.

Exumer launches new music video for “King’s End”

Last month, legendary multinational thrash metallers Exumer released their fifth full-length, “Hostile Defiance”, via Metal Blade Records. The album hit the German album charts on position 42 which marks the highest chart entry in the history of the band!

Exumer have now launched a video for their latest hit single, “King’s End”! Check it out below.

Destruction reveal “Born to Perish” album artwork

Legendary German thrashers, Destruction, have revealed the cover artwork to their upcoming 17th studio album, “Born to Perish”.

This stunning visualization was created by acclaimed artist Gyula from Hungary, who has also created artwork for Annihilator, Grave Digger, Stratovarius, Tankard and many more. He has also produced a trailer where you can follow the creation of the artwork. Check it out below.

The album will be released on August 9th, 2019, via Nuclear Blast.