Tag: Exodus

Interview: Fan Q&A with Exodus!

The delay of the release of “Persona Non Grata” from Richmond California Thrash legends Exodus was inevitable after the announcement of drummer Tom Hunting being diagnosed with squamous cell carcinoma of the stomach and the suggestion is that the originally planned June date will now be a November one. We wish him a speedy recovery

Review: “2020” by Hellfound

Formed in 2012 in Zhytomyr Ukraine, Hellfound started with a shared interest in horror movies and their lyrical themes often resolved around zombies and apocalyptic events, however during the bands development, themes have shifted to change and social problems accompanied by a healthy dose of Groove, Death and even Thrash Metal. The quintet started out

Review: “Nano 3000” by Sintax

Proving that decent Metal music isn’t limited by geography, the sophomore album from Israeli metal band Sintax is a highly anticipated one as it gets its international release via Sliptrick records on 2nd February 2021. Formed in 2013 from Showrchtsechaye and DeuSphera, the band have featured on the Israeli Headbangers Ball, while 2015’s “Sway for a

Interview: Ask Exodus with Kragen Lum!

Intriguingly, the latest episode of the Ask Exodus series sees Kragen Lum answering the fans questions. The guitarist filled in for Gary Holt between for tour dates in 2013 and from 2015 to 2019 while he toured with Slayer so with Holt back in the fold and working on “Persona Non Grata” with a June

Riff Police! Pull Over! #140: Metallica Vs Helloween!

Is this the last time we will see Metallica on the electric chair that is our riff police series? We highly doubt it. After all, they’re pushing 35 years of Dominance in Metal Mayhem not only as being an influence but as being influenced, you see it works both ways… …Kai Michael Hansen is the

Planet Metal #2: Mother Russia!

The second installment of our Planet Metal series sees us traveling from Italy to Russian shores to provide you with five bands from the region that we think are very much worthy of your time as they have demanded our attention over recent releases. From Death Metal to Progressive Technical and Deathcore, these bands are

Review: “You Hate To See It” by Gutcheck

Just how important can a guest appearance be? The answer to that one is very. If you can get one of your heroes, someone who you respect and admire to drop a guest vocal on one of your tracks, it can ignite a fire under your career and get you some serious attention. Providing you’ve

Review: “Iced Earth” by Iced Earth (30th Anniversary Edition)

Back in August 1990, Iced Earth entered Morrisound Studios to record their debut self titled album with producer Tom Morris in Tampa Florida. The studio had been around since 1980 and during the years that surround this very album, it was where bands like Cannibal Corpse, Death, Decide, Exhorder, Morbid Angel to name but a

Interview: Exodus fan Q&A with Rick Hunolt!

Bay Area Thrash Gods Exodus have unveiled another fan Q&A, this time with former guitarist Rick Hunolt at the helm. Appearing on each Exodus album from 1985’s “Bonded by Blood” to 2004’s “Tempo Of The Damned” it makes for a unique opportunity and experience as bands don’t tend to let their former warriors talk officially.

Review: “Storm Over a Black Sea” by Ysgaroth

Originally starting life as a Black Metal studio project from multi instrumentalist Kurt Steigler that wasn’t meant to be taken too seriously, Ysgaroth evolved over time as so many do, with the desire to perform the bands creations live. Steigler (guitar/vocals) was joined by Steve Cuddington (drums) and Shawn Hillman (bass) and with them the