Bolt Thrower

That Tour Was Awesome: Pestilence/Autopsy/Bolt Thrower (1990)

August 10, 2017

Our latest That Tour Was Awesome looks back on when Pestilence , Autopsy , and Bolt Thrower terrorized Europe in 1990.

Who Dares Wins, A Q&A With Memoriam’s Frank Healy And Karl Willetts

April 17, 2017

Some bands are formed from friendships. Some bands are formed out of necessity. Some bands form a bond based off past relationships. For England’s Memoriam, featuring current and ex-members of Benediction and Bolt Thrower, the circumstances around their 2015 formation is the result of all three aforementioned scenarios.

With the Dead Record Exclusive New Track for the Decibel Flexi Series!

March 30, 2017

Former Cathedral, Electric Wizard and Bolt Thrower members join forces and record new With the Dead track for the Decibel Flexi Series.

Memoriam (ex-Bolt Thrower/Benediction) Unveil New Track “Surrounded (by Death)” Via Decibel Flexi Series!

September 16, 2016

Bolt Thrower may be forever fallen, but the battle rages on with Memoriam. Hear a brand new song from the Decibel Flexi Series right here! 

Get this Limited MEMORIAM (Bolt Thrower/Benediction) Flexi Disc When You Subscribe to Decibel!

August 30, 2016

Get this limited Memoriam flexi disc with an active Deluxe Decibel Subscription. But hurry, you need to sign up by Monday, September 5th at 9AM EST!

That Tour Was Awesome: Grindcrusher UK, Napalm Death, Morbid Angel, Bolt Thrower, Carcass (1989)

June 9, 2016

For our first instalment of That Tour Was Awesome, we speak with members of Bolt Thrower, Carcass, Morbid Angel, and Napalm Death about the legendary Grindcrusher UK 1989 jaunt.

Top 5 Maryland Deathfest 2016 Moments

June 6, 2016

Every year, we travel to Baltimore  for Maryland Deathfest, easily the best run festival for underground metal to grace America. Here are five of my memorable moments at MDF 2016. Music-related missives are forthcoming in the August 2016 issue of Decibel.

White Whale Caught: Memoriam/ex-Bolt Thrower Drummer Andy Whale interviewed

May 17, 2016

War master Andy Whale re-enters the realm of chaos for death/grind victory with Memoriam.

Do your best Bolt Thrower, win a limited Bolt Thrower LP

February 12, 2014

Our friends at Century Media records recently unveiled something incredibly cool: a limited 500-run vinyl pressing of Bolt Thrower’s War Master. Here’s how they describe it: Pressed in a double gatefold format, this special War Master reissue features three sides of “blood-drenched” hymns on red/silver splattered white wax with side 4 being an exclusive etching….

Full Album Stream: Grand Supreme Blood Court

November 14, 2012

The phrases “Van Drunen” and “side project” will cause more than a little excitement in these parts. The death metal frontman handled vocals on two prestigious entries in Decibel’s Top 100 Death Metal Albums (available here). He also toured with the mighty Bolt Thrower and fronts war-themed badasses Hail Of Bullets. The dude is like…

Requiem Metal Podcast: Pinged, Weakened & Chuffed by Hard ‘N Heavy’s Grindcore Special

January 24, 2012

There are game changers and then there are game changers. I wouldn’t say Hard ‘N Heavy’s Grindcore Special Issue was a game changer in the same way Entombed, Paradise Lost, Napalm Deafth (phonetic spelling, natch), Bolt Thrower, Tiamat, and many others were in the dimmest part of the early ’90s, but it, unlike any Xeroxed…