Thrash Reviews

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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 »

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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 »

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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 »