The Haunted - Exit Wounds on August 25th 2014

Swedish Metal institution The Haunted can finally reveal some details about their upcoming, much anticipated new album, which sees the band return to their classic deadly thrash metal sound. 
The Haunted’s new album, which was again recorded with the band’s longtime producer Tue Madsen at Antfarm Studio (Dark Tranquillity, Heaven Shall Burn, Sick Of It All, etc.) in Denmark, is symbolically and programmatically entitled “Exit Wounds” and will be released on August 25th, 2014 in Europe and September 2nd, 2014 in North America via the band’s longtime label partner Century Media Records.

Exodus re-unites with Steve “Zetro” Souza

Exodus – the originators of the thrash metal genre – return to their roots. As announced yesterday via Loudwire, Exodus proudly welcomes the return of frontman Steve “Zetro” Souza in the wake of former vocalist Rob Dukes’ amicable departure. Souza originally fronted Exodus from 1986-1993, and again from 2002-2004, donning the mic on classic records like "Pleasures of the Flesh", "Fabulous Disaster", "Impact is Imminent", "Good Friendly Violent Fun" and "Force of Habit". Souza also appeared on 2004’s "Tempo of the Damned".

Kill Ritual - “The Eyes of Medusa” limited-edition vinyl on June 27th 2014

The Eyes of Medusa”, the second album from SF Bay Area Metallers Kill Ritual featuring former members of Imagika and Dark Angel, will be released on limited-edition vinyl on June 27th, 2014 via GoldenCore Records/ZYX Music.
“The Eyes of Medusa” CD came out on April 4 via GoldenCore Records/ZYX Music. The cover artwork was created by Jobert Mello of Sledgehammer Graphix, who has previously worked with Sabaton, Primal Fear, Grave Digger and many more.

Flotsam and Jetsam announces No Place on Tour 2014

Legendary thrash metal act, Flotsam and Jetsam, are set to return to the road this summer with thrash newcomers, Exmortus, along with be San Francisco’s Hatchet as the opening act. “No Place On Tour 2014″ will begin on July 9th in Hollywood, CA at the world famous Whisky a Go Go and wraps up at Club Red in Mesa, AZ on July 19th. The full list of dates are available below.

Killer Be Killed - Killer Be Killed

If you wonder what Killer Be Killed is all about, I can directly tell you it is another music project by Max Cavalera (Soulfly, ex-Sepultura) on vocals & guitars along with Greg Puciato (The Dillinger Escape Plan) on vocals & guitars, Troy Sanders (Mastodon) on bass & vocals and Dave Elitch (ex-The Mars Volta) on drums. I’m sure none can complain about the line-up huh!

Hammer Fight announces Chug of Tour Vol.3 2014

New Jersey thrash n' rollers Hammer Fight will hit the road next month for the "Chug of Tour Vol.3" in support of their newest release, "Chug of War".
The tour kicks off on May 16 in Asbury Park, NJ and will keep the band on the road until early June.
Dates are as follows:
5/16 Asbury Park, NJ
5/17 Bethlehem, PA
5/18 Virginia Beach, VA
5/19 Nashville, TN

Overkill - White Devil Armory on July 18th 2014

New Jersey thrash metal veterans Overkill will release their new album, “White Devil Armory”, on July 18th, 2014 via Nuclear Blast. The effort was tracked at Gear Recording and will be mixed by Greg Reely, who also worked on 2012's "The Electric Age".
01. Freedom Rings 
02. Where There’s Smoke...
03. Pig
04. Amorist
05. Down to the Bone
06. Bitter Pill