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Sodom to release new studio album “Genesis XIX” on November 27th 2020

German thrash metal legends, Sodom, will release their new studio album, “Genesis XIX”, on November 27th, 2020, via Entertainment One (eOne) in North America and Steamhammer/SPV in Europe.
 
The album was recorded by Siggi Bemm and mastered by Patrick W. Engel and comes shrouded in the cover illustration of Joe Petagno of Motörhead fame. Find the track listing and cover art below.
 

Warfect to release new studio album “Spectre of Devastation” on November 13th 2020

For over a decade, Warfect have brought their blackened thrash metal to the hordes. Now, four years after the release of their previous full-length, “Scavengers”, the Swedish thrash metal three-piece hailing from Uddevalla are even more forceful and have announced their furious new offering, “Spectre of Devastation”, out on November 13th, 2020. After recently signing with Napalm Records, Warfect are now taking the next step with their fourth album by unveiling a true thrash metal engine.

Warfect signs worldwide deal with Napalm Records and booking contract with Napalm Events

A Thrash-Avalanche is coming your way and its name is Warfect. Straight from the Swedish underground, it’s time for this trio to unfold their full potential and start the metal machine they hid behind the curtain of being an insider tip in the scene.
 
Four years have passed since the trio based near Gothenburg released their last record Scavengers, and they won’t hold back fire any longer. Warfect is ready to sweep the thrash-scene with a brand new album in 2020 that will hit you like an artillery strike.
 

Nervosa announces new band line up

Brazilian thrash metal institution Nervosa have announced their new band line-up! After a long and vigorous audition process, Prika Amaral – creator, founding member and guitarist of the band – is thrilled to announce that vocalist Diva Satanica (Bloodhunter), bassist Mia Wallace (Abbath & Triumph Of Death), and drummer Eleni Nota (Mask Of Prospero and Croque Madame) have all joined the force that is Nervosa!
 

Destruction to release “Born to Thrash - Live in Germany” as digital version on May 8th 2020

Last year, Destruction played a breathtakingly good show at the German Partysan festival. Fortunately, for everyone who was unable to attend, the thrash heroes recorded this metal party - and now, that the Covid-19 pandemic has crippled the whole live industry, the time has come to share this memory from a gorgeous show.

Destruction release their live album “Born to Thrash - Live in Germany” as digital version on May 8th, 2020!

Destruction announces November & December 2020 UK and European Headlining Tour

Teutonic thrash giants Destruction are proud to announce new dates for their previously postponed UK and Europe tour.

The shows will now take place in November and December in support of their latest record, 2019’s “Born to Perish”. American thrash maniacs Warbringer will replace Suicidal Angels (who cannot make the new dates due to scheduling conflicts), as support alongside Barcelona’s Crisix and Domination Inc. from Greece.

Testament - Titans of Creation

Well, for all intends and purposes some thrash bands like Testament and Overkill, probably by chance, got into a creative streak once they signed with Nuclear Blast (well and them being on a roll and coming up with the goods must have been the reason why they got picked in the first place)… while the Jersey fruitcakes seem to be going down the green gutter of their own greed and slipping into infamy on a musical level, the Cali-thrash titans, who’ve been a little less forthcoming with albums taking four years on average, seem able to keep inspiration

Acid Reign announces Spring, Summer & Fall 2020 UK Tour Dates

Acid Reign have announced a load of dates throughout 2020 under the Tour Of Entitlement banner.
 
Frontman H speaks:
“At last we are bringing the new album to more of you live. We still have a couple of gaps left so tell your local promoters! We cannot wait to get out there and see you all again it has taken a little while but the boys at FATangel have done us proud. Make sure you bring your hand sanitiser!”...

The band also stated:

Nervosa announces Summer 2020 European Tour

The outstanding female Brazilian thrash trio Nervosa is gracing Europe with their presence yet again!

Their energetic, phenomenal live shows have been surpassing expectations ever since they first emerged on the Brazilian metal market in 2010.

Be sure to catch them live and get ready to bang your head in one of the following cities.

European Tour Dates 2020:
09.07.20 RS – Novi Sad / Exit Festival 
10.07.20 SK – Kosice / Collosseum *

Testament announces Spring 2020 North American Headlining Tour

North America, get ready to Thrash! Testament is coming to a city near you on the “Titans of Creation Tour” along with The Black Dahlia Murder, Municipal Waste, and Meshiaak! The 30-date trek will kick-off in Phoenix on April 20 and will make stops in Austin, Mexico and Toronto before concluding in Anaheim on May 28.