Tag: Reign In Blood

Vs Tuesday: Two Bands! One Song! Who Wins?! FIGHT. Blood.

Where would the World of Metal be without Slayer? Were they ever really a Thrash act? [Surely their sound and influence in Death Metal… ~Ed] Does anyone other than Dave Lombardo ever get the credit they deserved for pounding the kit behind the axe masters? Probably not… Will Gary Holt bring any Slayer covers to

Vs. Tuesday: Two Bands! One Song! Who Wins? FIGHT! Slayer #666!

There has been many a debate by the fireside over many, many beers about the legacy of American Thrash Metal titans Slayer and if or when they will be back. There is no doubting that they are one of the most influential bands in not only Thrash but Death Metal with their downtuned guitars, infectious rhythms

Riff Police! Pull Over! #131: Necrophobic Vs Slayer!

2020 is a year that has seen many things but a new album in “Dawn of the Damned” by Swedish Blackened Death Metallers Necrophobic has to go down as one of the highlights. Their 31 year career to date may have only seen nine studio records but the re-ignition of the partnership of guitarists Sebastian

Review: “Mirror Black” by Necrophobic

A forerunner single for the ninth Necrophobic studio album “Dawn of the Damned” which is slated for a 9th October 2020 release via Century Media with pre-orders available here, this two track single is one designed to whet your appetite for the Swedish Blackened Death Metallers return. Recorded and mixed by Fredrik Folkare (Unleashed, Firespawn)

The 12 Days of Christmas #10: “Repentless” by Slayer!

The festivity of the twelve days of Christmas runs from 25th December to 5th January, based on an English Christmas Carol that sees a lover give gifts cumulatively over the Christmas season starting with Christmas Day. Originally published in 1780, it’s probably French in origin, Skull Island has been conquered many times in it’s rich

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

Riff Police! Pull Over! #67: Slayer Vs Brutality Will Prevail!

When you write and release an album that fans deem to be a masterpiece and no doubt achieves critical acclaim, there is always a question mark over how to follow it up and a certain amount of pressure that comes with that. Australian Progressive Metalcore quintet Polaris and Floridan Metalcore wrecking ball Wage War have