Thrash Reviews

Soulfly – ‘Savages’ (, , , , )
1st October 2013 -

Competence – “the ability to do something successfully or efficiently” and, incidentally a word that describes perfectly ‘Savages’ the latest album by Soulfly.  Having released three albums in the past four years Soulfly certainly have a reputation for quantity. ‘Savages’ easily keeps up the quality. Max Cavalera has long ceased to break musical boundaries like early Sepultura and Soulfly once… Read More »

Halo Of Blood - Children Of Bodom Album Cover
Children of Bodom – Halo of Blood (, )
30th September 2013 -

For all the mega-selling, stadium filling, world beating acts in the metal community like Slipknot heavy metal will never stop needing the mid-tier, old reliables such as Children of Bodom. Bands like Bodom are the lifeblood of our genre and, albums like ‘Halo of Blood’ are the lifeblood of these bands. However, don’t confuse the inevitability of a new Children… Read More »

Megadeth Super Collider Album Artwork Cover
Megadeth – Super Collider (, , )
6th June 2013 -

Artist: Megadeth Album: Super Collider Record Label: Tradecraft / UMe Release Date: 10th June 2013 For Fans Of: The Big Four, Disturbed, American Radio Hard Rock Since their comeback in 2005 with The System Has Failed, Megadeth have had a solid run of enjoyable albums. Both United Abominations and Endgame were excellent for the most part, The System Has Failed… Read More »

Evile – Skull (, )
20th May 2013 -

Evile’s fourth album – ‘Skull’ continues the British thrash collectives’ evolution. Where their last release – ‘Five Serpents Teeth’ adopted a more mid-paced dynamic often reminiscent of Metallica, ‘Skull’ does a better job of fusing the speed of their earlier work with the weightier riffs of ‘Five Serpents Teeth’. Nowhere is this more clear than on title track ‘Skull’ which… Read More »

Lost Society – Fast Loud Death (, )
26th March 2013 -

Thrash has never looked so healthy – that much is obvious from the string of seminal albums released by old favourites like Kreator and Megadeth to the consistently solid offerings from newer bands like Municipal Waste or Evile. Thus, the cynical observer might ask “do we REALLY need another old-school thrash band?” The answer is, of course, yes and, while… Read More »