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Acid Reign – The Age of Entitlement (Dissonance Productions)

I thought long and hard before I cowered in the presence of the lord high priest of Ave Noctum’s sacred citadel and genuflected in his presence and asked his unholiness if I may be able to review this, Acid Reign’s,… Continue Reading →

Nefasturris – Towers of Sin (S/R)

This is a recording project, considered a “life’s work” of Full Thrash Assault manager Dave Ingram Jr and features guest appearances from many a named artist in the business. Rawness is the key to the majority of the release, harbouring… Continue Reading →

Infraktor – Exhaust (Rastilho Metal Records)

Musically I guess I’m an optimist: Even as a youngster I was constantly looking for the thrash band that would make me go “Yes! That’s the one!” Ok that ended up being Celtic Frost rather than a thrash band but… Continue Reading →

Shrapnel – Raised On Decay (Candlelight Records)

UK thrashers from the land of six toes (Norwich) Shrapnel are a band who are on the rise. With a few EP’s out already and one full length which came out in 2014, along with some tours, supporting the likes… Continue Reading →

Grim Reaper – Walking in the Shadows (Dissonance Productions)

Since reforming in 2006, I have been privy to a couple of excellent live shows by this band, featuring the well renowned singer Steve Grimmett. This is the first recording from the band since that reformation, in fact their first… Continue Reading →

Skeleton Wolf – S/T (S/R)

Note to self, again, Giz. I keep saying never make assumptions based on band photos; I mean Skeleton Wolf look like they should be called Smoking Green Sun Wizard or something. Well OK, not really but you get my drift…… Continue Reading →

Accuser – The Forlorn Divide (Metal Blade)

Technical ability is never in question when relating to these German thrashers whom have been under the Teutonic thrash radar, criminally I might add, for years. After a couple of recent releases, ‘The Forlorn Divide’ provides another hard assaulting thrash… Continue Reading →

The Sanity Days – Evil Beyond Belief (Candlelight)

Formed by two (and them some) ex-Onslaught members, namely vocalist Steve Grimmett and drummer Steve Grice, The Sanity Days completes its line up with Jase Stallard (bass – who recorded on ‘Power from Hell’ then switched to guitar for ‘The… Continue Reading →

Bio-Cancer – Tormenting the Innocent (Candlelight)

Greek thrashers Bio-Cancer are a 5 piece thrash band from Athens who formed in 2010. Having one album “Ear Piercing Thrash” already out, and having shared the stage with the likes of Sodom, Onslaught, Rotting Christ, Xentrix and Artillery, the… Continue Reading →

Interview – Striker

Striker’s third release ‘City of Gold’ is quite a catchy traditional metal release and as a band they have upped their game and are now on the brink of a couple of major tours which will no doubt enhance their… Continue Reading →

Feature & Interview Alt-Fest

There is a clue in the name and Alt-Fest is very much the alternative festival that we in the UK could only have dreamed about a few years ago. It was then that announcements were made telling us about this… Continue Reading →

Pantheon – Intervention (S/R)

What I like about many of the UK Metal bands I’ve heard from the last 10 years or so, is that they generally either take a style but try to make it sound different in some small way, re-imagine what… Continue Reading →

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