Paradox is one of the classic bands from the German speed-thrash scene, which was even signed by Roadrunner Records for the release of their legendary second album Heresy in 1990, before falling victim to the changing tastes of the big labels. After a decade in oblivion, Paradox returned with the fantastic Collision Course in 2000..
Blood In The Water, the new album by speed thrash legends Flotsam and Jetsam is obviously one of the highlights of 2021 so far, as you have recently read in the Lee Vickers penned review here. Thanks to Afm Records, Stoyan Tsonev got the opportunity for a phone talk with drums mastermind Ken Mary. Hello,..
Norwegian old school thrashers Nekromantheon have delivered a fantastic new album recently, which you can find reviewed HERE. That was the occasion to get in touch with the band and try to find out what keeps their flame burning. It is more than 9 years since your last full length Rise, Vulcan Spectre. Why we had..
After almost 9 long years of waiting, we are finally rewarded with a new album by one of the bands most devoted to the old school aesthetics. Nekromantheon are among the members of the “Kolborn circle” of cult new bands, which are carrying the torch of early 80s thrash and speed metal worship, spearheaded by..
Paranorm is a progressive death/thrash band from Sweden, existing since 2008. With two EPs behind their backs (released in 2011 and 2014 respectively), now, finally the time has come for the full-length debut Empyrean. The eight-track album will be released on February 26th by Redefining Darkness Records and you can already listen to the first..
The past four years have been a challenge for both Sodom and their fans. After the excellent Decision Day (2016), guitarist Bernemann, who has been in the band for 22 years (!), was surprisingly replaced by not one, but, for the first time in band history – two guitar players – the legendary Frank Blackfire..
When Metallica's Black album arrived in 1991 it was a watershed moment. Metallica's fifth offering was not just the next step in the quartet's evolution but it was like thrash metal had grown up. Naturally, there were cries of 'sell out' for a 'few' record sales - 31 million and counting and 29 years later..
It feels like 30 years has just slipped by and while some albums suffer for the passage of time, others are unaffected, still stirring the same emotions that they did back in the day. In saying all of that, it feels strange to reflect on time when it comes to the anniversary of a pivotal..
Bay Area thrash legends HEATHEN recently revealed their fourth studio album entitled, Empire of the Blind, will be released on September 18th via Nuclear Blast Records. Today, the band released the second single, the title track Empire Of The Blind. Heathen (photo credit Chrissie Dieu) HEATHEN comments, "We are very proud to announce the second single, title track from our new album..
Bay Area thrash legends HEATHEN recently revealed their fourth studio album entitled, Empire of the Blind, will be released on September 18th via Nuclear Blast Records. Today, the band has released the first album trailer. HEATHEN comments: "We are very pleased to announce Empire of the Blind! It's been another 10 years but we are finally back with a new HEATHEN album. Fine wine takes..