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TANKARD: 'One Foot In The Grave' Cover Artwork Unveiled

German alcohol-soaked thrash metal act TANKARD will release its seventeenth studio album, "One Foot In The Grave", on June 2 via Nuclear Blast. The follow-up to 2014's "R.I.B. (Rest In Beer)" was recorded at Gernhart Studios in Troisdorf with producer Martin Buchwalter (DESTRUCTION, ACCUSER, PERZONAL WAR, SUIDAKRA). The cover artwork for "One Foot In The ...

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Read CELTIC FROST Chapter From 'Damn The Machine - The Story Of Noise Records' Book

Deliberation Press and Iron Pages Books have just released the book "Damn The Machine - The Story Of Noise Records", which tackles the complicated history of Germany's Noise Records, one of the most influential European independent heavy metal record companies of the 1980s. The creation of Karl-Ulrich Walterbach, Noise was responsible for signing and developing ...

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'Damn The Machine - The Story Of Noise Records' Book Author Guests On 'Black Night Meditations' (Audio)

On Friday, March 3, WSCA 106.1 FM's metal show "Black Night Meditations" broadcast a special four-hour program that focused solely on seminal German record label Noise Records, airing music from KREATOR, CORONER, DARK AVENGER, GRINDER, DEATHROW, WATCHTOWER, D.A.M., HELLOWEEN, VENDETTA, IRON FORCE, CELTIC FROST, MIDAS TOUCH, V2, ROSY VISTA, and many more. In addition to ...

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'Damn The Machine - The Story Of Noise Records' Book Due In March

Deliberation Press and Iron Pages Books have announced a March 24 English/German language release of "Damn The Machine - The Story Of Noise Records". (German title: "Systemstörung: Die Geschichte Von Noise Records") Authored by American metal journalist David E. Gehlke, the book features cover art by VOIVOD drummer Michel "Away" Langevin, and a foreword penned ...

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TANKARD To Release 'One Foot In The Grave' Album

German alcohol-soaked thrash metal act TANKARD has set "One Foot In The Grave" as the title of its new album, tentatively due late spring/early summer via Nuclear Blast. The follow-up to 2014's "R.I.B. (Rest In Beer)" is being recorded at Gernhart Studios in Troisdorf with producer Martin Buchwalter (DESTRUCTION, ACCUSER, PERZONAL WAR, SUIDAKRA). Guitars, bass ...

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TANKARD To Enter Studio In January

Legendary German alcohol-soaked thrash metal act TANKARD is currently working on material for the follow-up to its acclaimed 2014 album "R.I.B. (Rest In Beer)". The band will enter Gernhart Studios in Troisdorf with producer Martin Buchwalter (DESTRUCTION, ACCUSER, PERZONAL WAR, SUIDAKRA) in January 2017 begin recording its 35th-anniversary disc for a mid-year release via Nuclear ...

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Seminal Metal Label NOISE RECORDS To Be Relaunched By BMG

According to Billboard.com, BMG will relaunch the seminal metal label Noise Records. Noise was a German record label founded by well-known industry figure Karl Ulrich Walterbach. Walterbach had originally started Modern Music Records in Berlin, with a two-pronged approach of promoting German-speaking punk bands (SLIME, DAILY TERROR and TOXOPLASMA) and licensing American bands ...

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DESTRUCTION: 'Under Attack' Album Artwork Unveiled

German thrash metal veterans DESTRUCTION will release their new album, "Under Attack", on May 13 via Nuclear Blast. The cover artwork for the CD was created by acclaimed artist Gyula from Hungary, who has previously worked with ANNIHLATOR, GRAVE DIGGER, STRATOVARIUS and TANKARD, among others. Comments DESTRUCTION frontman Schmier: "I had the vision of the ...

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DESTRUCTION To Release 'Under Attack' Album In May

German thrash metal veterans DESTRUCTION will release their new album, "Under Attack", on May 13 via Nuclear Blast. The band started the recording sessions after the summer festivals last year and has been recording segments in various studios between September 2015 and January 2016. So far they have finished the drum recordings with Martin Buchwalter ...

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DESTRUCTION Pays Tribute To LEMMY With 'Ace Of Spades' Performance (Video)

German thrash metal veterans DESTRUCTION paid tribute to iconic MOTÖRHEAD frontman Ian "Lemmy" Kilmister by playing the MOTÖRHEAD classic "Ace Of Spades" during their January 9 concert at Club Citta in Kawasaki, Japan. Fan-filmed video footage of the performance can be seen below. DESTRUCTION's 30th-anniversary album, "Spiritual Genocide", was released on November 23, 2012 via ...

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TANKARD Drummer Hospitalized Following Suspected Stroke

Olaf Zissel, drummer for German beer lovers and cult thrashers TANKARD, has been admitted to the hospital following a suspected stroke. He is said to be "doing well," considering the circumstances, and will undergo tests by a team of doctors over the course of the next few days. As a result, he won't be able ...

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Video Premiere: PERZONAL WAR's 'Metalizer'

"Metalizer", the new live performance video from German thrash metallers PERZONAL WAR, can be seen below. The song is taken from the band's latest studio album, "The Last Sunset", which came out on June 23 via Metalville Records. As the band triumphantly gravitate towards their 20th year together, the long-awaited follow up to 2012's "Captive ...

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KREATOR, SODOM, DESTRUCTION, TANKARD: 'The Big Teutonic 4' To Release New 10-Inch Single

German thrash titans KREATOR, SODOM, DESTRUCTION and TANKARD, collectively known as The Big Teutonic 4, have announced to release yet another prestigious 10-inch vinyl record. After the huge success of the first release in early 2013, the second output will contain rare cover versions of iconic NWOBHM classics. The 10-inch vinyl will be available in ...

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TANKARD's 'R.I.B. (Rest In Beer)' Lands On German Chart

"R.I.B. (Rest In Beer)", the new album from German beer lovers and cult thrashers TANKARD, entered the official chart in the band's home country at position No. 41. States TANKARD vocalist Andreas "Gerre" Geremia: "I never thought I'd live to see this day — awesome! Just this once I think I'll have a beer on ...

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TANKARD: 'R.I.B. (Rest In Beer)' Video Released

"R.I.B. (Rest In Beer)", the new video from German beer lovers and cult thrashers TANKARD, can be seen below. The clip was filmed in March under the direction of Jan Öhlenschläger in Frankfurt. "R.I.B. (Rest In Beer)" is the title track of TANKARD's new album, which will be released on June 20 via Nuclear Blast. ...

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DESTRUCTION's SCHMIER Talks To Metal-Rules.com (Video)

On March 25, Robert Williams of Metal-Rules.com conducted an interview with bassist/vocalist Schmier of German thrash metal veterans DESTRUCTION in Austin, Texas. You can now watch the chat below. DESTRUCTION's 30th-anniversary album, "Spiritual Genocide", was released on November 23, 2012 via Nuclear Blast Records. The follow-up to 2011's "Day Of Reckoning" was recorded ...

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TANKARD: 'R.I.B.' Album Trailer

German beer lovers and cult thrashers TANKARD will release their new album, "R.I.B." (Rest In Beer), on June 20 via Nuclear Blast. The follow-up to 2012's "A Girl Called Cerveza" was recorded at Studio 23 in Frankfurt, Germany. A trailer for "R.I.B." can be seen below. Taking inspiration from the motto "never change a winning ...

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DESTRUCTION's SCHMIER Speaks To SPIRIT OF METAL (Video)

On March 29, The Age Of Metal conducted an interview with singer/bassist Schmier of German thrash metal veterans DESTRUCTION in Anaheim, California. You can now watch the chat below. DESTRUCTION's 30th-anniversary album, "Spiritual Genocide", was released on November 23, 2012 via Nuclear Blast Records. The follow-up to 2011's "Day Of Reckoning" was recorded at Gernhart ...

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TANKARD: 'R.I.B.' Artwork, Track Listing Revealed

German beer lovers and cult thrashers TANKARD will release their new album, "R.I.B." (Rest In Beer), on June 20 via Nuclear Blast. The follow-up to 2012's "A Girl Called Cerveza" was recorded at Studio 23 in Frankfurt, Germany. Taking inspiration from the motto "never change a winning team," TANKARD is working with producer Michael Mainx ...

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