News Posts

German thrashers of Fateful Finality are back with a brand new single ‘From Creator To Victim’, a taster of their upcoming still to be announced new full-length!

German thrash titans Kreator unleash a 3rd single from their upcoming album ‘Hate Über Alles’, out next month via Nuclear Blast Records!

Underground icon Max Cavalera is back with a brand new album with Soulfly! Check out the first single ‘Superstition’ now!

Machine Head is coming back with a bang with the concept album ‘ØF KINGDØM AND CRØWN’ and unleashed the first single “CHØKE ØN THE ASHES ØF YØUR HATE”!

Legendary thrashers of Destruction unleash the new single and video “Repent Your Sins” in anticipation of their new album “Diabolical” coming out this Friday via Napalm Records!

Chicago-based thrash metal outfit Repentance shared a brand new music video for the track “Down In The Water”!

The Arizona thrashers of Incite are standing up against bullies with “War Soup”, featuring Max Cavalera! A track from their upcoming new Atomic Fire Records album!

French modern thrash outfit Heart Attack released another single from their upcoming album ‘Negative Sun’!

Belgian deathrash up-and-comers Schizophrenia released their new full-length and celebrate with a brand new video for the track ‘Divine Immolation’!

Swedish groove/thrash outfit The Defaced unleash the single/video ‘Bleeding Ore’ from their upcoming album ‘Charlatans’!

Previews

Tuska is finally back again! The Helsinki center metal and rock festival is shaping up to be quite the epic and glorious return!

Rockfest is back with a vengeance and a solid line-up that will rock your world for about 3 days in Hyvinkää, Finland!

After 2 years of delays, Steelfest is taking out all the stops with 4 days of underground metal madness in a celebration of their 10th anniversary!

The organization behind SteelFest couldn’t wait any longer and decided to call a one-off Summer edition “SteelHordes” into life, and this is why you should go.

Rock In The City is happening again and luckily they are able to do a couple of more cities this summer than what they could in 2020! Read why you should go if you’re in the neighborhood!

It’s Winter but it’s not dark enough to your liking? The Finnish underground fest SteelChaos might be the place to be for you…

Evil Or Die Fest is ready again to kick some serious but with the best of Belgian and international hardcore and metal scene!

A young festival made by fans for fans, Goathell holds a lot of promise!

Tuska 2019 promises to be exciting with a very solid line-up and a couple of major changes!

The winds are turning to winter and so the time of Eindhoven Metal Meeting is coming close again!

Album Reviews

German thrash metal veterans DESTRUCTION celebrate their 40th anniversary by setting the world ablaze with a new, hard-hitting grenade in the form of their new album, Diabolical (out April 8, 2022 via Napalm Records). As one of the most legendary German thrash metal bands in existence, DESTRUCTION grace the wall of fame alongside giants like Kreator, Sodom and Tankard.

After last year’s impressive fictional compilation album “Killection”, Lordi is back with an even more mind-blowing release as they unleash a back catalogue of 7 albums with “Lordiversity”!

Nocturnal Graves fourth album “An Outlaw’s Stand” is full of raptures and grits where the Aussies deliver the outright rampage of blackened thrash/death metal.

Angelus Apatrida stands for solid thrash releases hailing from Spain. For fans of Megadeth and Testament.

The second album of Belgium’s modern thrashers Primal Creation, sees them venturing into a slightly different sound than just straight up thrashing!

Nekromantheon’s latest release “The Visions of Trismegistos” is a tour de force in eighties extreme metal.

Morbid Breath releases their debut EP, In the Hand of the Reaper, an homage to the old thrash days and a promise of more great music to come.

When thinking about Texas, you’re likely to picture cowboys and country music, but it’s also the birthplace of thrash band AGGRAVATOR.After their self-titled 2019 EP which honoured the last works of their original lead guitarist late Jesse Lopez, the thrashers are back with their next EP ‘Unseen Repulsions’. It’s their first release on Empire Records […]

3 songs which gives a sense of what has been and what could have been with Bodom After Midnight. A worthy addition to Alexi Laiho’s repertoire and career. May the Wildchild rest/shred in peace.

The fourth album from thrash veterans Heathen was long overdue, but definitely worth the wait!

Photo Reports

Burning Witches and Nervosa made a stop at 7er Club, Mannheim, Germany on their current ‘Double The Metal Tour’. See the photos of their phenomenal gig right here!

Pictures of the stop in Munich of the “Double The Metal 2022” tour with Burning Witches and Nervosa and support from SystemHouse33!

Pictures of the second day of SaariHelvetti 2021 with some of Finland’s brightest future in metal and absolute legends!

Pictures of spending some time in a venue with the thrashers of Lost Society at one of those rare gigs nowadays!

Pictures of one of the first shows ever by Alexi Laiho’s CoB continuation baptized Bodom After Midnight!

Pictures of Sound Of Noise or what will be known as one of the only metal festivals in Belgium during 2020’s pandemic.

Pictures of a great local and underground metal event in Belgium: “Metal at the Attic”!

Brazilian thrash/death metal from the three amazing ladies of Nervosa, matched with the classic heavy metal by Tyrantti… metal party! Pics of the night here!

Pictures of a night of thrashing when the Bay Strikes Back in Helsinki with Testament, Exodus and Death Angel!

The pictures of a banging night of metal with Five Finger Death Punch and Megadeth in Helsinki, Finland! Check it out!