Getting some help in from Trey Xavier on guitars, Samus Paulicelli on drums and Noah Marin on Bass, Leo Moracchioli from Frog Leap Studio in Norway has dropped a cover of the “Master of Puppets” classic “Battery” from Metallica! The full band, Frog Leap, which features Rabea Massaad of Toska fame will be upon our shores for
Alright… We know what you’re going to say. “Disciple” from Slayer? You’ve done that before! Well… You’d be right. We have. Aerogramme have done it. Counting Days have done it. But Slayer are without a doubt one of the most important and influential bands in the modern Metal scene after Metallica! When their final tour
Formed from the ashes of a number of bands in 2017 and most notably featuring the vocal talents of former Desolated frontman Paul Williams are Climate of Fear. The bands debut EP “Holy Terror” was released in 2017 and we’ll received by fans and followers alike. Now it’s time for the band to spread their
Portland, Oregon’s Poison Idea have to be one of the most influential bands around. Their 1990 third studio album “Feel The Darkness” is one that has been sighted as an influence by Pantera, Machine Head, Turbonegro and Kill Your Idols to name but a few and with even Metallica getting in on the act with
Released in 1988 under the name Incubus, the New Orleans band now called Opprobrium enjoyed some influence with the Death Metal influenced Thrash sounds of their debut “Serpent Temptation”. A deluxe re-issue appeared via Relapse Records in 2016 with 4 additional tracks in the form of their 1987 original demo. There is one track, “Hunger
Avenged Sevenfold lifting *ahem* being influenced by Metallica is pretty common knowledge. Why? Because it’s so blatantly obvious! To be fair, they’ve got a wealth of decent material of their own and they created a decent song around that Metallica riff. “Unholy Confessions” is a fans favourite and has all the trademarks of the classic
Ahdy Khairat has taken “All Nightmare Long” from “Death Magnetic” by Metallica and made is sound immense with a new remix and remaster job. The new version benefits from a bigger bass sound that means the song overall delivers more punch than a prize fighter!
Ah Testament. The Chuck Billy fronted Thrashers are one of a number of bands who could arguably be named as just outside of the “Big Four” that is Slayer, Metallica, Megadeth and of course Anthrax. The Berkeley Californian quintet formed in that classic Thrash era and second album “The New Order” broke the band into
Signed to AFM Records and hailing from both Newry and Dublin are Ireland’s finest Thrash Metal five piece since… ever. Gama Bomb have been laying down the gauntlet to all challengers for the past 16 years and with newly released “Speed Between The Lines” are showing no sign of any let up. “Zombie Blood Nightmare”
Recorded on 22nd September with the Wilders Blech Around amature brass ensemble in Sottrum, Viktoriya Yermolyeva aka vkgoeswild performed her rendition of “One” by Metallica, once again demonstrating that Metal music can cross the divide to other styles and genres with sublime results.