Tag: Metallica

Riff Police! Pull Over! #138: Threering Vs Metallica!

The brilliance that is 2019’s “My Last Words” by Last Vegas Nevada duo Threering is has cover art that depicts a woman drowning while being stung by Jellyfish like film “Seven Pounds” in which organs are preserved during suicide for donation. That cover art is the perfect companion to the album itself which is is

NEWS: Enemynside indulge in a little “Battery”!

The Chaos Machine of Italian Thrash Metallers Enemynside has returned with a cover of “Battery” by Metallica to brighten up the darkest of days. The song takes the isolated bass and drums of the original parts from Cliff Burton and Lars Ulrich in the same way the band did with their cover of “Tornado of

Riff Police! Pull Over! #136: Iced Earth Vs Metallica!

August 1990 saw Iced Earth enter the iconic Morrisound studio (Cannibal Corpse, Obituary, Morbid Angel) to record their seminal self titled debut full length record with the man himself, Tom Morris. Listening to that record 30 years on and flavours of Thrash, Power Metal and Speed Metal with influences in Iron Maiden and Dio are

Review: “Beyond Blackened” by Jorge Gomez

“Beyond Blackened” is a Metal album that started life as the final degree project of self taught guitarist Jorge Gomez at University in Madrid, Spain and was supervised by the opera singer Laia Falcón. Once the project had concluded and Gomez had finished University he entered The Metal Factory Studios during June 2020 to record

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

Playthrough: “Battery” from Sepultura!

Sepultura drummer Eloy Casagrande pays homage to Bay Area Thrash Kings Metallica with this dedicated drum cam playthrough video for one of their fans favourites from, for us, an album which remains their finest work in “Master of Puppets“. No audio samples, no editing, no triggers, this is an as live performance with a slightly

NEWS: Kill The Lights cover Metallica classic!

Perhaps they’ll come back with a cover of “Hit The Lights” by Metallica at a later date to go with their band name but supergroup Kill The Lights (ex-Bullet For My Valentine, Throw The Fight, Threat Signal and Still Remains) have dropped another cover to add to their growing line in “Battery“. August 2020 saw

Review: “In The Absence of Fear” by Threering

Close to 10 months after their last album the partnership that is drum.er Phillip Howell alongside guitarist and vocalist Adam Doxtater which forms Las Vegas Nevada duo Threering have returned, not only with a new record but also finding time to take a detour with a stand alone single entitled “Pneumothorax“, which appeared in August.

Review: “New Dark World” by Force Of Mortality

Forged in the furnace that is Oxford in 2016 before releasing their debut EP “Reincarnate The Immortal” independently as a quartet in the spring of 2017, Force of Mortality laid the foundations of what would become their debut album across 5 hard and heavy tracks that had already been part of their live show for

Review: “Initiation” by Thanatopsis

Having released some demos independently between 1993 and 1997, Californian Thrash infused Death Metal quartet Thanatopsis have finally completed their magnum opus of a debut album in “Initiation”. their debut for Extreme Metal Music. Recorded at Trident Studios with renowned producer Juan Urteaga (Exodus, Testament, Machine Head) who also mixed and mastered the album, 3/4 of the