ONSLAUGHT: 'The Sound Of Violence' Audio Sample Available
U.K. thrash metal veterans ONSLAUGHT will release their fifth album, "Sounds Of Violence", via AFM Records on the following dates:
Japan: January 12
Europe: January 28
USA: February 8
The track listing for the effort is as follows:
01. Into The Abyss (intro)
02. Born For War
03. The Sound Of Violence
04. Code Black
05. Rest In Pieces
10. End Of The Storm (outro)
11. Bomber (MOTÖRHEAD cover)
An audio sample of the song "The Sound of Violence" can be streamed by clicking on the graphic below.
"Sounds Of Violence" will be made available in three formats: CD, limited digipack and vinyl.
The follow-up to 2007's "Killing Peace", "Sounds Of Violence" was recorded and mixed at Hansen Studio in Ribe, Denmark with acclaimed Danish producer Jacob Hansen (RAUNCHY, MERCENARY, VOLBEAT, HEAVEN SHALL BURN).
Regarding the direction of ONSLAUGHT's new material, guitarist Nige Rockett previously said, "Musically and lyrically, this is definitely the most brutal and intense ONSLAUGHT album to date. It's full of machine-gun riffs, ferocious drum patterns and some pretty fucked up lyrical content.
"This album was never meant to be pretty. It's not a concept album by any measure but there's a definite theme to the whole package, right through from the sleeve design to the music and onto the words; it's violence all the way.
"There's a lot of hate in 'Sounds Of Violence' and a whole lot of reality in there, too, much of it straight from the heart."
ONSLAUGHT will release a double single, "The Sound Of Violence" / "Bomber", on December 17 through AFM Records. The single will include one track from "Sounds Of Violence", backed with a cover version of the MOTÖRHEAD classic "Bomber".
A sample of the "Bomber" cover — featuring guest appearances by MOTÖRHEAD's Phil Campbell and SODOM's Tom Angelripper — can be streamed at this location.
ONSLAUGHT recently signed a deal with Enorm Music, the publishing arm of ICS, which organizes the Wacken Open Air festival.
The band recorded its performance at the Damnation Festival on November 22, 2008 in Leeds, U.K. for a live CD, "Live Damnation", which was released on July 20, 2009 through Candlelight Records.
An e-card for the album can be accessed at this location.
ONSLAUGHT's last studio album, "Killing Peace", was released in March 2007 via Candlelight Records. The CD was recorded at Backstage studio in Derbyshire, England with producer Andy Sneap (MEGADETH, MACHINE HEAD, ARCH ENEMY, NEVERMORE).
To comment on a
story or review, you must be logged in to an active personal account on Facebook. Once you're logged in, you will be able to comment. User comments or postings do not reflect the viewpoint of
does not endorse, or guarantee the accuracy of, any user comment. To report spam or any abusive, obscene, defamatory, racist, homophobic or threatening comments, or anything that may violate any applicable laws, use the "Report to Facebook" and "Mark as spam" links that appears next to the comments themselves. To do so, click the downward arrow on the top-right corner of the Facebook comment (the arrow is invisible until you roll over it) and select the appropriate action. You can also send an e-mail to blabbermouthinbox(@)gmail.com with pertinent details.
reserves the right to "hide" comments that may be considered offensive, illegal or inappropriate and to "ban" users that violate the site's Terms Of Service. Hidden comments will still appear to the user and to the user's Facebook friends. If a new comment is published from a "banned" user or contains a blacklisted word, this comment will automatically have limited visibility (the "banned" user's comments will only be visible to the user and the user's Facebook friends).