Thrash Reviews

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Anthrax – Kings Among Scotland Live (, , )
1st May 2018 -

Anthrax are one of the bands that always seem to pass me by. Obviously, I am familiar with them and have seen them live a few times, but something has never fully clicked with me before. With that said I think their last two albums ‘Worship Music’ and ‘For All Kings’ are some of their best work to date. So… Read More »

Trivium - The Sin And The Sentence Album Cover Artwork
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Trivium – The Sin And The Sentence (, )
4th October 2017 -

Trivum are a band who feel like they are at a crossroads. With 2011’s In Waves having been their most acclaimed album since their breakthrough on Ascendancy, to some they then lost some of that momentum with Vengeance Falls (2013) and Silence In The Snow (2015). What shape do Trivium take in 2017 with The Sin And The Sentence? In… Read More »

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Obituary – Obituary Review (, , )
23rd March 2017 -

Obituary have been together over thirty years now. Releasing a self titled record is often thought of as a career – and legacy – defining move. Whilst Suicide Silence’s controversy ridden eponymous release came with a total change in direction; Obituary have simply solidified their thrashy death metal roots. Indeed, Obituary is almost the band by numbers. There’s little new… Read More »

Metallica - Hardwired To Self-Destruct Album Cover 600px
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Metallica – Hardwired…To Self-Destruct (, , )
17th November 2016 -

New Metallica albums come around about as often as NASA attempting to landing robots on Mars or some far-off comet. So the fact that Hardwired To Self-Destruct, the first new album from Metallica since 2008’s Death Magnetic, is getting released tomorrow is a pretty big deal. Is it worth the wait? What have James, Lars, Kirk and Rob cooked up… Read More »

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Lody Kong – Dreams and Visions (, , )
14th March 2016 -

Children of metal royalty have it hard. Having such established parentage always means that expectations will be piled upon you and we’ve seen many of these younger generations fail to live up to them, or see their careers curtailed altogether by the pressure. While Austin Dickinson has had some moderate success with Rise to Remain and now As Lions, Biff… Read More »