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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. 

Testament to release new studio album “Titans of Creation” on April 3rd 2020

The time has arrived for legendary Bay Area thrash metal giants Testament to unleash new thunder to the masses and reveal their thirteenth studio album, “Titans of Creation”, which will be released on April 3rd, 2020, via Nuclear Blast.

Today, the band have released the debut single from the record alongside a lyric video. Check out “Night of the Witch” below.

Schizophrenia to release debut EP “Voices” on January 31st 2020

High-adrenaline Death Metal with grooving mid-tempo elements accompanied by guitar solo virtuosity and ferocious vocals. Schizophrenia displays a broad variety of what Extreme Metal has to offer and with their upcoming EP “Voices” the noose around your neck will tighten up track after track!

Being already an early Death Metal highlight of 2020 for everyone into Demolition Hammer, Morbid Angel, old Sepultura and alike, “Voices” will see the light of day on January 31st, 2020!