Tag: Pantera

Riff Police! Pull Over! #159: Children Of Bodom Vs Pantera!

When people talk about influence, there can’t be much more influential than Pantera. The phrases “inspired a generation” are often used when people talk about the likes of Nirvana but in the case of bands with the longevity that both bands have, with millions of Worldwide listeners, t-shirt wearers and name drops decades after the

Review: “Take Cover” by Throwdown

Six years after 2014’s “Intolerance“, the last album from Orange County California’s Throwdown made its appearance, a compilation of previously released cover songs has been released via Pit Viper Records. The tracks each have their own story behind them and at each turn there have been a collection of other covers that the band played

Review: “Isle” by Millstone

As the 10th Anniversary of their album “Moment Of Truth” approaches across the barren, War torn lands with the slow rumbling of the tanks caterpillar tracks as depicted on the cover art of their latest burnt offering “Isle“, Siberian Groove soaked Death Metallers Millstone have a lot to smile an evil black toothed grin about.

Bootleg: “I’m Broken” from Philip H. Anselmo & The Illegals!

9th April will see Philip H. Anselmo & The Illegals return to the stage for a live streamed show where they will one again be performing their “A Vulgar Display Of Pantera” set that cuts across all five Pantera albums with support from special guests King Parrot. Tickets and merch for the event are available

Playthrough: “Strength Beyond Strength” from Jinjer..?

If you didn’t already think that Ukraine’s finest export Jinjer were a talented bunch of musicians, the fact that drummer Vlad Ulasevich has thrown us a guitar playthrough video for “Strength Beyond Strength” by Pantera just blew our collective minds. Perhaps he will have some input on the guitar work on the bands next record,

Riff Police! Pull Over! #143: Angelus Apatrida Vs Machine Head!

Between them both Oakland’s Machine Head and Spain’s Angelus Apatrida have a lot of Metal to be celebrated. Some might say that Machine Head have had something of an on-off career with highs (“Burn My Eyes“) and lows (“Supercharger“) but every step of the way they’ve brought something new to the table and at least

Review: “Self Titled” by Angelus Apatrida

Formed at the turn of the century in Albacete, Spain, Angelus Apatrida are a Thrash quartet who have enjoyed sustained international recognition since their 2006 debut “Evil Unleashed” and have never looked back, inking a deal with their current label home Century Media in 2009. So in an era of Thrash resurgence with bands like

NEWS: Slaughter To Prevail go “Dig”?

Perhaps a really obvious choice for a Deathcore cover, Slaughter To Prevail frontman Alex Terrible has put his throat to “Dig” by Mudvayne, which is exactly the kind of track that is just begging for heavier rendition. Here’s the thing. The timing is really interesting with rumours circulating like vultures that the band who haven’t

Review: “The Sins of Our Fathers” by Mud Factory

A Groove laden Death Metal band from Vranje in Serbia who were founded in 2012 and who have plotted their course across a pair of EPs in 2013’s “Born For Doom” and 2015’s “Project Extinction” to their debut full length “The Sins of Our Fathers”, Mud Factory have put themselves on a pedestal as ones