Thrash Metal

CONTEST: Win Test Pressings Of Kreator’s Noise Records Reissues

June 16, 2017

Contest alert: Win test pressings of Kreator‘s reissued first four albums plus full Q&A with guitarist/vocalist Mille Petrozza.

Journalist Martin Popoff talks new Rush, Motörhead, thrash metal books

June 1, 2017

Journalist Martin Popoff just released a trio of new metal books, and we picked his brain about them.

Full Album Stream: Ikillya – ‘War For An Idea’

May 31, 2017

Ikillya are At War For An Idea on their third effort, which you can stream now.

Track Premiere: Dead Asylum – ‘Defiance’

May 17, 2017

Melodic thrash metal crew Dead Asylum premiere “Defiance” from new album Death Always Wins. 

Blood Feast

May 15, 2017

The Future State of Wicked
Binge on some tasty riffs
dB rating: 8/10

Track Premiere: Satanarchist – ‘Tempest Of Sorrow’

May 9, 2017

Satanarchist are a raging whirlwind of black metal and anarcho-punk on their new album, First Against the Wall.

Full Album Stream: Blood Feast welcome you to “The Future State of Wicked”

April 11, 2017

Their first album since the reunion of Jersey’s morbid thrash cult, Blood Feast, The Future State of Wicked boasts deadly riffs, razor-sharp vocal attacks, and explosive battery. Out this Friday on Hells Headbangers, The Future State of Wicked is here. 

Label Spotlight: Deathrash Armageddon

April 10, 2017

Deathrash Armageddon is a Japanese label that releases a number of raw thrash and black metal bands. 

Twisted Into Form, A Q&A With Havok’s David Sanchez

April 3, 2017

Thrash metal’s new wave of ‘bangers are obviously cuing off benchmarks and milestones set in the ’80s and ’90s. To wit, Denver-based riff-slayers Havok originally formed as a nod to their favorite bands and records, but over time (or four full-length albums) they’ve come into their own.

Justify Your Shitty Taste: Slayer “God Hates Us All”

March 29, 2017

Slayer’s eighth LP of original material, God Hates Us All, stands as one of their most divisive. To some, it appeared to be another record in which the thrash icons failed to diversify their songwriting.

Label Report: Witches Brew

March 27, 2017

Witches Brew provide a home for underground death, thrash and heavy metal bands.

Track Premiere: All Hell – ‘I Am The Mist’

March 22, 2017

Blackened thrash trio All Hell deliver a new song from their forthcoming The Grave Alchemist. 

The Decibel Magazine Tour Starts TODAY! Get Tickets Now!

March 17, 2017

Kreator, Obituary, Midnight and Horrendous embark on the sixth annual Decibel Magazine Tour starting TODAY. Got tickets? 

All-Star Sepultura Cover Band Clenched Fist Announced As Post-Metal And Beer Fest Show

March 14, 2017

Clenched Fist, the all-star Sepultura cover band featuring members of Pig DestroyerAgoraphobic Nosebleed and Misery Index will perform at the post-Decibel Metal And Beer Fest show.

The Decibel Tour Starts a Week From Today! Get Tickets!

March 10, 2017

We’re just one week from the start of the Decibel Magazine Tour 2017 featuring Kreator, Obituary, Midnight and Horrendous. Don’t miss out; tickets are still on sale!

Track Premiere: Trappist – ‘No Corporate Beer’

March 8, 2017

We present Trappist’s “No Corporate Beer,” a pit-churning blast against macrobrews and the sheep who drink them.

Warbringer Talk New Album, ‘Woe To The Vanquished’

March 3, 2017

We caught up with Warbringer frontman John Kevill to discuss their new album, Woe to the Vanquished.

Track Premiere: Foreseen – ‘Chemical Heritage’

February 23, 2017

Filthy Finnish faves Foreseen debut new future crossover classic and U.S. tour dates!

Full Album Stream: Rebel Wizard – ‘Triumph of Gloom’

February 22, 2017

Rebel Wizard‘s unique sound, self-described as “negative metal,” is an unholy marriage of black, thrash and power metal with a healthy dose of NWoBHM thrown in. Stream their album Triumph of Gloom in full now. 

Support the ACLU and Extreme Metal Today on Bandcamp

February 3, 2017

Bandcamp is donating 100% of their proceeds today to the ACLU in the continued fight for human rights around the world. Here are 5 releases to consider purchasing today. 

Video Premiere: Dead Conspiracy – ‘Paralyzed With Terror’

January 30, 2017

Dead Conspiracy premiere a new music video for “Paralyzed With Terror” to go with their self-titled album, which they independently released in November.

Overkill

January 30, 2017

The Grinding Wheel
The Blitz Abides
dB rating: 8/10