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CRIPPER Signs With METAL BLADE

Metal Blade Records has announced the signing of German thrashers CRIPPER. CRIPPER is convincing with its enthralling mix of old-school and modern thrash metal. Served with technical refinement and a lot of groove, the band kicks ass while being varied and distinct. Since their formation in 2005, the guys and gal from Hannover, Germany have ...

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IZEGRIM: Video Tour Report Available

Dutch female-fronted thrashers IZEGRIM recently returned home from a European trek with ONSLAUGHT and CRIPPER. Instead of the traditional tour report, the band has posted a video diary featuring onstage and offstage footage from the tour set to the tune of "My Secret Society", off the band's 2011 Listenable Records release, "Code Of Consequences". Check ...

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ONSLAUGHT: New Video Interview With NIGE ROCKETT

WolfHunters TBFM recently conducted an interview with guitarist Nige Rockett of British thrash metal veterans ONSLAUGHT. You can now watch the chat below. As previously reported, ONSLAUGHT has recorded a new version of its classic song "Metal Forces", to be included as a bonus track on the upcoming re-release of the band's 1986 album, "The ...

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ONSLAUGHT To Perform Entire 'The Force' Album On European Tour

British thrash metal veterans ONSLAUGHT will perform their 1986 album "The Force" in its entirety on their upcoming European headlining tour in September and October. Main support on the trek will be shared by Dutch metal outfit IZEGRIM, who are still promoting the critically acclaimed "Code Of Consequence" CD from 2011, and German thrashers CRIPPER ...

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CRIPPER To Release 'Antagonist' In June

German thrashers CRIPPER will release their third album, "Antagonist", on June 22 via SAOL / H'Art / Zebralution. The CD includes 12 songs which show both the band's old-school and modern sides. From deathy songs like "Animal Of Prey", a hell lot of rock 'n roll in "Clean", a chunk of hate "General Routine" or ...

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EXODUS, HEAVEN SHALL BURN, KATAKLYSM, MARDUK, TRIPTYKON Confirmed For EINDHOVEN METAL MEETING

EXODUS, HEAVEN SHALL BURN, KATAKLYSM, MARDUK and TRIPTYKON have been confirmed for this year's edition of the Eindhoven Metal Meeting, set to take place December 16-17, 2011 at the Effenaar in Eindhoven, The Netherlands. The festival billing is shaping up as follows (in alphabetical order): ADEPT ASPHYX BALFOR CRIPPER DESASTER DESTRUCTION DISABUSE EXODUS GOD DETHRONED ...

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ICED EARTH Takes To The High Seas

On January 24, ICED EARTH joins 39 other metal bands from around the world on the four-day 70,000 Tons of Metal cruise — and promises one hell of a show. "I'm excited," said ICED EARTH founder Jon Schaffer. "We've been looking forward to this for months. This is our first show of 2011 so we ...

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ARSIS, THE ABSENCE Added To 70000 TONS OF METAL Cruise

ARSIS and THE ABSENCE have been confirmed for the 70000 Tons Of Metal cruise, which is set to sail from Miami, Florida to Cozumel, Mexico on January 24, 2011 and return four days later. A total of 40 acts will appear at the event. The festival billing is shaping up as follows: AGENT STEEL AMON ...

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VOIVOD Confirmed For 70000 TONS OF METAL Cruise

Canadian metal innovators VOIVOD have been confirmed for the 70000 Tons Of Metal cruise, which is set to sail from Miami, Florida to Cozumel, Mexico on January 24, 2011 and return four days later. A total of 40 acts will appear at the event. The festival billing is shaping up as follows: AGENT STEEL AMON ...

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SABATON Confirmed For 70000 TONS OF METAL Cruise

Swedish metallers SABATON have been confirmed for the 70000 Tons Of Metal cruise, which is set to sail from Miami, Florida to Cozumel, Mexico on January 24, 2011 and return four days later. A total of 40 acts will appear at the event. The festival billing is shaping up as follows: AGENT STEEL AMON AMARTH ...

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DARK TRANQUILLITY Confirmed For 70000 TONS OF METAL Cruise

Swedish melodic death metallers DARK TRANQUILLITY have been confirmed for the 70000 Tons Of Metal cruise, which is set to sail from Miami, Florida to Cozumel, Mexico on January 24, 2011 and return four days later. A total of 40 acts will appear at the event. The festival billing is shaping up as follows: AGENT ...

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OVERKILL: 'Ironbound' First-Week Sales Revealed

"Ironbound", the new album from veteran New Jersey thrashers OVERKILL, sold 4,100 copies in the United States in its first week of release to debut at position No. 192 on The Billboard 200 chart. The CD landed at No. 4 on the Top New Artist Albums (Heatseekers) chart, which lists the best-selling albums by new ...

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OVERKILL: Entire New Album Available For Streaming

"Ironbound", the new album from veteran New Jersey thrashers OVERKILL, is available for streaming in its entirety at AOL Music. "Ironbound" was released on February 9 via E1 Music (formerly KOCH Records). The CD, which was issued in Europe on January 29 via Nuclear Blast Records, was mixed by PAIN/HYPOCRISY mainman Peter Tägtgren ...

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