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Obscura - ERADIKATOR

Slowing down is always a risky business. For the uninitiated, ERADIKATOR are one of the UK's best and most respected contemporary thrash metal bands. With two excellent albums under their collective cummerbund, the Brits have been proudly flying the flag for a beefy and bruising but fervently melodic strain of thrash: a rather thankless task ...

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Listen To New XENTRIX Single 'Bleeding Out'

Veteran U.K. thrashers XENTRIX will release their new album, "Bury The Pain", on June 7 in Europe and June 21 in North America via Listenable Records. The disc was produced by Andy Sneap and mastered by Russ Russell. The cover artwork for the album was created by Dan Goldsworthy. The disc's first single, "Bleeding Out", ...

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XENTRIX To Release 'Bury The Pain' Album This Summer

Veteran U.K. thrashers XENTRIX have inked a deal with Listenable Records. The band's new album, "Bury The Pain", will be released in the summer. The disc was produced by Andy Sneap and mastered by Russ Russell. The cover artwork for the album was created by Dan Goldsworthy and can be seen below. XENTRIX made its ...

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XENTRIX Performs New Song In Athens; Video Available

Reunited U.K. thrashers XENTRIX played a new song, "World Of Mouth", last night (Saturday, March 8) at the Up The Hammers Festival in Athens, Greece. Fan-filmed video footage of the performance can be seen below. XENTRIX played its first show in almost seven years on April 14, 2013 at the Moses Gate in Bolton, England. ...

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XENTRIX Interviewed By 'The Metal Gods' (Video)

"The Metal Gods" conducted an interview with U.K. thrashers XENTRIX on April 27 at The Ritz in Manchester during the band's recent mini-tour with KREATOR and EVILE. You can now watch the chat below. XENTRIX played its first show in almost seven years on April 14 at the Moses Gate in Bolton, England. Video footage ...

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XENTRIX: New Video Interview Posted Online

GetYourRockOut conducted an interview with U.K. thrashers XENTRIX during the band's recent mini-tour with KREATOR and EVILE. You can now watch the chat below. XENTRIX played its first show in almost seven years on April 14 at the Moses Gate in Bolton, England. Video footage of the concert can be seen below. XENTRIX has had ...

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XENTRIX Frontman Discusses Reunion, Future Plans (Audio)

Caleb Smith of New Zealand's "The Sick Room" radio recently conducted an interview with guitarist/vocalist Chris Astley of U.K. thrashers XENTRIX. You can now listen to the chat in the YouTube clip below. XENTRIX has returned to action with a handful of live dates as special guests for KREATOR and EVILE in April as well ...

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HELLFIGHTER: New Video Interview Posted Online

Metal Gods TV conducted an interview with HELLFIGHTER, the band formed by ex-members of cult U.K. thrashers XENTRIX, at U.K.'s Hard Rock Hell V festival, which took place December 1-4, 2011 at Pontins in Prestatyn, North Wales. You can now watch the chat below. HELLFIGHTER released its debut album, "Damnation's Wings", in February 2011 via ...

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HELLFIGHTER: 'Legacy Of Hate' Video Released

"Legacy Of Hate", the new video from HELLFIGHTER, the band formed by ex-members of cult U.K. thrashers XENTRIX, can be viewed below. The clip was helmed by the group's guitarist, Kristian Harvard. HELLFIGHTER released its debut album, "Damnation's Wings", in February via Heavy Metal Records. According to a press release, "Damnation's Wings" was recorded at ...

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HELLFIGHTER: 'Damnation's Wings' Release Dates Announced

HELLFIGHTER, the band formed by ex-members of cult U.K. thrashers XENTRIX, will release its debut album, "Damnation's Wings", via Heavy Metal Records on the following dates: Europe (via Plastic Head distribution): February 28th U.S., Canada (via MVD distribution): April 5 The album will also be released digitally worldwide on iTunes on February 1. According to ...

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HELLFIGHTER Preparing To Release 'Damnation's Wings'

HELLFIGHTER, the band formed by ex-members of cult U.K. thrashers XENTRIX, has completed work on its debut album, "Damnation's Wings". According to a press release, the CD was recorded at Viscon Studios in Northwest England and at Backstage Studios in Derbyshire, U.K. and it "showcases ten new songs [that see] HELLFIGHTER sticking to their thrash ...

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HELLFIGHTER Signs With HEAVY METAL RECORDS

Heavy Metal Records has announced the signing of the U.K. metal band HELLFIGHTER. The group's debut album is scheduled for release in spring/early summer 2010. HELLFIGHTER's origins can be traced back to XENTRIX, one of the foremost British exponents of thrash metal in the '80s and '90s. Former XENTRIX members Kristian Havard (guitar), Den Gasser ...

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The Dust of Years - SEVENTH ANGEL

If you haven't heard of SEVENTH ANGEL, don't feel too bad for your metal cred — their second-or-third-tier British take on late-'80s thrash came and went faster than you could say "XENTRIX". They delivered two underrated albums ("The Torment" and "Lament For the Weary"), which languished in the Christian metal ghetto and then went out ...

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DEATHWISH: 1986 Demo Available For Download

The 1986 debut three-song demo cassette by UK thrash quartet DEATHWISH has been made available for download at the Bang! Bang! metal demo blog. According to the blog post, "DEATHWISH weren't like UK counterparts XENTRIX, who wished to be American. Already the title track, 'Sword of Justice', sounds like a speed metal overhaul ...

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