Tag: Overkill

Riff Police! Pull Over! #124: Metallica Vs Overkill!

1983 saw Metallica arrive on the Bay area Thrash scene with “Kill ‘Em All“, an album critically praised at the time of its release which has since been declared groundbreaking to the World of Thrash Metal because of its New Wave of British Heavy Metal riffs delivered at Hardcore Punk tempo with precise musicianship. As

Throwback: “Fueled” by Anthrax!

Being the only one of the “Big Four” of Thrash from the East Coast, Anthrax always seemed at odds with the composition of the quartet, especially given the strength of Exodus and Testament as pretenders to the thrown, not to mention Overkill. Back in 1995, after the success of the bands first album with Armored Saint

Interview: “Quadra” Q&A part #10 from Sepultura!

It’s that time of the week again! Like groundhog day, Brazilian Thrash Gods Sepultura have been dropping an incredible weekly interview series with fan Q&A’s, guests galore, a playthrough rehearsal style and much, much more. This week the track is the absolute classic “Desperate Cry” which sees the band joined by former Shadows Fall pairing

Review: “Desecration” EP by Ifreann

Appearing 13 months after debut EP “Unearthly” sophomore EP “Desecration” from Edinburgh based Thrash Metal quintet Ifreann sees then looking to combine old school Thrash aesthetics with modern edge and techniques to formulate their potion for World domination. Formed in 2015 they took the name ‘Ifreann‘ translated from the Irish for ‘Hell‘ as their own and

Riff Police! Pull Over! #93: Pantera Vs Overkill!

Arguably one of the most underrated Pantera albums is their ninth and final offering “Reinventing The Steel“. Recorded in 1999 with Sterling Winfield sharing production duties with the band themselves. Lyrically largely about the band themselves, it sees Slayer guitarist Kerry King add a solo to “Goddamn Electric” while the band headed out on Ozzfest

Riff Police! Pull Over! #81: Hatebreed Vs Slayer!

This was once a new feature for a Thursday but now #81 episodes old, we’ve been to putting together a head to head whereby one bands song is clearly *ahem* influenced by another to the point of plagiarism. That’s right folks. “This is the Riff Police. Pull over to the side of the road and

NEWS: Max & Iggor Cavalera’s “Return to Roots” tour returning to London

Max & Iggor Cavalera‘s “Return To Roots” tour returns O2 Forum Kentish Town, London on Tuesday, 12 Dec 2017 with Overkill, Insomnium & Deserted Fear also appearing on the bill. The tour sees the Cavalera brothers play Sepultura’s “Roots” in its entirety. Max & Iggor are joined on stage by their CAVALERA CONSPIRACY members Marc Rizzo (ex-Ill Nino & Soufly on