Thrash Reviews

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Megadeth – Warheads on Foreheads (, )
21st March 2019 -

Megadeth were in the room when I got my first writing gig. True story. That was a long time ago now and whilst my love of this here writing stuff has never dimmed my love for Megadeth has waxed and waned over the years. Partly that’s down to tastes changing, partly the bands output slipping after the classic thrash heydays… Read More »

Children Of Bodom Hexed Album Cover Art
8.5
Children Of Bodom – Hexed (, )
7th March 2019 -

Much has been said about the modern Children of Bodom sound. You either love the direction they’ve gone or are still crying with your Flying-V and waiting for another hybrid of Hatebreeder or Follow the Reaper to come along. It’s somewhat hard to believe that it’s closing in on almost three decades since the then-young Finnish quintet first burst onto… Read More »

Legion Of The Damned - Slaves Of The Shadow Realm Album Artwork
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Legion of the Damned – Slaves of the Shadow Realm (, )
10th January 2019 -

The 1980s were the glory days for a multitude of musical disciplines. The genre that had the biggest and longest lasting impact – at least in the realms of heavy music – was undeniably thrash. Whether it’s Master of Puppets or Raining Blood that instantly jumps to mind, it was a decade that saw a golden age for metal, with… Read More »

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Bitch Hawk – Joy (, , , )
3rd December 2018 -

It’s very rare that I will hear a band and instantly become dumbfounded by what I have heard. As someone who listens to a lot of different music across all genres it takes a lot to make me go ‘What the Fuck?’ nowadays. With that said when it does happen it still hits like a ton of bricks. Enter Bitch… Read More »

8.5
Soulfly – Ritual (, )
19th October 2018 -

Max Cavalera is to heavy metal what Ronseal are to DIY, any album with his name on it does exactly what it says on the tin. As one of the most consistent and profilic songwriters in the metal scene, he has a back catalogue that most people would give their right arm for, and that streak continues with the latest… Read More »