Tag: Nuclear Assault

Playthrough: “Tirpitz” from Heaven Shall Burn!

Heaven Shall Burn drummer Christian Bass has gone back to the studio to record a Tama drums endorsed playthrough video for “Tirpitz“. The track appears on the German Metal titans huge 97 minute double album “Of Truth And Sacrifice” which dropped in March via Century Media. Somehow they found time to squeeze in a cover

Review: “Of Truth And Sacrifice” by Heaven Shall Burn

After taking a break, German Melodic Death Metallers Heaven Shall Burn decided to take a different creative route with their ninth studio album, the follow up to 2016’s critically acclaimed “Wanderer“. Bringing in composer Sven Helbig (Rammstein, Pet Shop Boys) and renowned conductor Wilhelm Keitel, they sought to add a string section to their sound

Review: “Tales To Horrify” EP by Opposition Party

Singapore’s longest living crossover punk thrashers Opposition Party returned in November 2019 with a four-track EP entitled “Tales To Horrify”. Horror-comic retro-style cover art from the legendary Ed Repka (Megadeth, Death, Nuclear Assault), a guest appearance from Simon Wizen of Swedish Black Metallers Valkyrja (who contributed a guest guitar solo on the track “Living Dead Island“)

Riff Police! Pull Over! #85: Testament Vs Metallica!

New year, new artwork, same s*** everything else. Mind You. You keep coming back for more, so we can’t be doing that much wrong, can we? Just how long can the “Riff Police” feature go on? Well, how long is a piece of string? We’ve had Testament Vs Nuclear Assault and Testament Vs Lamb Of

Documentary: Crisix document American Thrash!

Barcelona Spanish Thrash Metal Champions Crisix are on the eve of releasing the first of a series of “Crisix Sessions” albums and have chosen “American Thrash” as the subject matter with 8 classic tracks from the likes of Anthrax, Exodus and Testament getting the full treatment. The album appears via Listenable Records on 8th November

Riff Police! Pull Over! #41: S.O.D. Vs Ghoul!

For Storm Troopers of Death, “Sargent D and the S.O.D.” is an anthem. It’s one of many cuts from the Supergroup’s 1985 debut album “Speak English or Die” which combines tongue in cheek humour with crossover Thrash to fantastic effect. The band features Scott Ian and Charlie Benante from Anthrax alongside former Anthrax and Nuclear

Riff Police! Pull Over! #39: Testament Vs Nuclear Assault!

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