Tag Archives: Thrash Metal

Song of the Week: Slayer: Angel of Death

Slayer: Reign in Blood

We have done a bunch of songs as part of the Song of the Week. Some of the songs were well known songs and some were little known, but there is no disputing that when someone mentioned “Angel of Death,” everyone knows that the song was written by the thrash metal legends Slayer. The leading

Metal Church Streaming Re-Recording of Badlands 2015

Metal Church: Blessing in Disguise

It is hard to believe that Metal Church’s classic opus Blessing in Disguise is over 25 years old. Thrash metal veterans Metal Church are reunited with former singer Mike Howe, who has actually always been my favorite singer of theirs. To mark this momentous occasion, the band has released a recording of their classic “Badlands”

Song of the Week: Annihilator: Alison Hell

Annihilator: Alice in Hell

Alice in Hell is the debut studio album by Canadian heavy metal band Annihilator, released on April 17, 1989 by Roadrunner Records. Without a doubt, the most impressive track on this album is “Alison Hell,” which has become a thrash metal anthem widely recognized by metal fans. Band leader Jeff Waters is one of the

Slayer Streaming New Song When the Stillness Comes

Slayer

Slayer is streaming a new song, “When the Stillness Comes,” which will be featured on their new album tentatively scheduled for release in August via their new label Nuclear Blast Records. Please upgrade your browser Guitarist Kerry King says of this track: “It’s about a dude who wakes up at a crime scene and realizes

Song of the Week: Iced Earth: Dante’s Inferno

Iced Earth: Burnt Offerings

Thrash/power metal veterans Iced Earth have sure had their line-up changes through the years. Back in 1995, a young Matt Barlow (Ashes of Ares, ex-Pyramaze) joined the band’s ranks and changed the face of the band drastically. After a few top notch albums, Iced Earth truly made a name for themselves. What followed was another

Metal Review: Cavalera Conspiracy: Pandemonium (2014)

Cavalera Conspiracy: Pandemonium

Once upon a time, there was this little Brazilian thrash metal band that defied all odds and became a huge staple of the thrash / groove metal scene. They put Brazilian metal on the map and introduced the metal world to varying sounds that could be incorporated into metal. A large part of the Sepultura

The Crown Release Lyric Video For Speed Kills

The Crown: Death is Not Dead

Swedish death metal / thrash metal band The Crown have released a lyric video for Speed Kills taken from their upcoming album, “Death is Not Dead,” due out in Europe on January 12th, 2015 through Century Media Records. Please upgrade your browser Please upgrade your browser

Metal Review: Exodus: Blood In, Blood Out (2014)

Exodus: Blood In, Blood Out

The almighty thrash metal powerhouse Exodus is back in in 2014 with their latest effort, “Blood In, Blood Out,” and marking the return of Steve “Zetro” Souza for his third stint with the band. After their latest breakup, it seemed hard to fathom that the tandem would ever reunite. Harsh words were spoken. Exodus moved

Metal Review: Onslaught: VI (2014)

Onslaught: VI

Onslaught is a band that is completely misunderstood in the thrash metal community. They are ridiculed by some for their power metal beginnings, but worshiped by some for classic early works. Their reformation in 2007 was met with disdain by many and ambivalence by most. What hooked me in a few years ago was the

Exodus Streaming Full Blood In, Blood Out Album

Exodus: Blood In, Blood Out

Exodus is streaming the full “Blood In, Blood Out” album its entirety at Yahoo Music. The album is officially due out tomorrow. Blood In, Blood Out Tracklisting 01. Black 13 (featuring Dan the Automator) 02. Blood In, Blood Out 03. Collateral Damage 04. Salt the Wound (featuring Kirk Hammett) 05. Body Harvest 06. BTK (featuring