Metallica

Game Over - For Humanity (Scarlet Records)

Rock solid Italian thrash metal. Still waiting for a thrash version of Bella Ciao...
Release Date: 
2 Feb 2015 (All day)

2012 represented the tail end to the heights of the thrash metal resurgence in the 2000s, with numerous strong albums released that year by both the old and new guard.

Ctulu - Sarkomand (Black Blood Records/Human To Dust)

Lovecraftian black metal! What more could you want?
Release Date: 
5 Dec 2014 (All day)

The stories of H.P. Lovecraft have had not only a dramatic impact upon horror and science-fiction literature, but also upon the wider cultural world.

Metallica, Glastonbury Festival, England 28/06/14

I'll always remember the night Metallica tor Glastonbury a new one...

Anyone saying to me ‘Metallica haven’t been any good since the late nineties’ wouldn’t get much truck from me, save for perhaps a little bickering over the actual descent into medi

Why I Love: Kill 'Em All

Mick Strong celebrates an iconic album's 30th birthday...

Thirty years? Is it really thirty years since Jaymz first intoned the immortal ‘No life til Leather’ line at the start of Hit the Lights and changed the world?

'Were Metallica dicks? No, they were really cool!' John Baizley chews the fat with Metal as Fuck...

John Baizley saved Soundwave 2010! What a legend!

I almost expected an accent as thick as swamp mud but when John Baizley, artist, guitarist and vocalist with Baroness, gets on the phone I find him both articulate

Elimination – The Blood Of Titans (Transcend Music)

British thrash metal team eliminate the opposition with second album The Blood Of Titans.
Release Date: 
28 Nov 2011 (All day)

Forty-something years after Black Sabbath terrified and repulsed audiences with their dark and ten-tonne-he

Evile's guitarist Ol Drake chews the fat...

Being sick on the van and eating breakfast with thrash legends...

There’s a lot to be said for international phone-calls but when they fuck up, they fuck up on a grand scale.

Onslaught - Sounds of Violence (AFM)

Onslaught. Never were a band so aptly named? That's debatable, but this album is indeed a no-holds barred onslught on your sensibilites...
Release Date: 
19 Jan 2011 - 11:30pm

Onslaught. For a brief while in the eighties they looked like being Britain's best bet for stemming the tide of American and German thrash that was flooding the ears of metalheads