thrash metal

Heathen to release new studio album “Empire of the Blind” on September 18th 2020

Bay Area thrash legends Heathen are back! Today, the band reveal the details of their fourth studio album entitled, “Empire of the Blind”, which will be released on September 18th, 2020, via Nuclear Blast Records.

Check out the lyric video for the first single, “The Blight”, below.

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Expander to release new studio album “Neuropunk Boostergang” on August 21st 2020

Profound Lore is preparing to deploy a caustic slab of raging thrash/punk decimation from Austin, Texas-based Expander, bringing the band on board for the release of their second LP, “Neuropunk Boostergang”.

The album’s lead single, “Hyper-Flesh Aedificium”, has been unleashed in advance of the album’s August street date.
 

Evil Invaders announce February 2021 European Headlining Tour

Progressive Thrash/Speed metal overlords Evil Invaders will return to European stages in 2021!

After Covid-related restrictions forced them to cut their 2020 European tour short, the band is happy to announce 12 new dates hitting venues all throughout the continent in spring 2021!

Energetic live shows, filled with menacing riffs, strong vocals and propelling drums will bewitch the listener and have them banging their heads in absolutely no time.

Machine Head releases new digital single “Civil Unrest”

Bay Area metal icons Machine Head have released “Civil Unrest”, a 2-song digital single, featuring A-side, “Stop the Bleeding” and B-side, “Bulletproof”, with the former featuring additional guest vocals from Killswitch Engage frontman, Jesse Leach.

This pair of fierce protest anthems were both written days after the back-to-back murders of George Floyd and Ahmaud Arbery. They are not for the faint of heart. 

Sepultura welcomes Scott Ian to this week’s “Roots” special SepulQuarta session

In this week’s SepulQuarta session Sepultura welcomes Scott Ian (Anthrax, S.O.D) who will be performing “Cut Throat” during this “Roots” special of SepulQuatra.

The band will also welcome Silvio “Bibica” Gomes, the band’s studio tech/roadie for many albums and tours. Silvio will be part of the Q&A session - he will chat about the “Roots” recordings at the Indigo Ranch Studios in Malibu, California during the winter of 1995.

The Metal Tour Of The Year streaming event will take place on Friday June 12th 2020

To celebrate what would have been the start of one of the most highly anticipated North American tours of the year, showcasing four of the world’s very best metal bands, The Metal Tour Of The Year will be broadcasting a mammoth streaming event this Friday June 12th at 2pm PST / 5pm EST / 10pm BST / 11pm CEST.

Anvil announces live stream metal show on July 4th 2020

Back in February, Canada’s Anvil released a new album “Legal at Last” celebrating the legalization of recreational cannabis use in the country. To support this album, the heavy metallers had a very thorough tour planned in the UK and Germany, with an assortment of other stops along the way. Unfortunately, like everyone else, COVID-19 stopped the tour in its tracks.