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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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Spiritual Genocide - DESTRUCTION

Thrash legends DESTRUCTION were veritably reborn in the early 2000s, yet 2005's "Inventor of Evil" made people care about them again. Since then, DESTRUCTION hasn't so much as turned to behold the decimation left in their vapor trails. They just keep rolling. Fortunately for DESTRUCTION, nobody thinks much about their oddball numbers "Cracked Brain", "The ...

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LEGION OF THE DAMNED To Enter Studio In March

Dutch thrashers LEGION OF THE DAMNED will enter Stage One Studio in Bühne, Germany in March with producer Andy Classen (TANKARD, KRISIUN, HOLY MOSES) to begin recording its new album, "Ravenous Plague", for a late 2013 release via Napalm Records. Andy previously produced LEGION OF THE DAMNED's CDs "Feel The Blade", "Malevolent Rapture", "Sons Of ...

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DESTRUCTION Frontman Interviewed On Brazil's 'Wikimetal' (Audio)

Brazil's Wikimetal podcast recently conducted an interview with vocalist/bassist Marcel "Schmier" Schirmer of veteran German thrashers DESTRUCTION. You can now listen to the chat using the SoundCloud player 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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DESTRUCTION Frontman Interviewed In Peru (Video)

Lima, Peru's ElCuartelDelMetal.net conducted an interview with vocalist/bassist Marcel "Schmier" Schirmer of veteran German thrashers DESTRUCTION before the band's January 22 concert in Lima. 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" ...

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SONIC PULSE Signs With HORROR PAIN GORE DEATH PRODUCTIONS

Boston power thrashers SONIC PULSE, who feature in their ranks past and present members of RAZORMAZE, SKULL HAMMER, VINDICATOR, RAVAGE, SEAX and JADED, have inked a deal with Horror Pain Gore Death Productions. The band's debut album, "Lager Than Life", will be released on December 18 on 12-inch black vinyl. SONIC PULSE's fusion of thrash ...

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Video: DESTRUCTION's Three-Drummer Attack At 'Spiritual Genocide' CD-Release Concert

German thrash metal veterans DESTRUCTION were joined by two of their former drummers, Oliver "Olly" Kaiser (1987-1999) and Sven Vormann (1999-2002) on stage on November 24 at the Täger Sporthalle in Wettingen, Switzerland for a performance of their classic track "Antichrist". Fan-filmed video footage of their appearance can be seen below. The show served as ...

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DESTRUCTION: Entire New Album Available For Streaming

"Spiritual Genocide", the 30th-anniversary album from German thrash metal veterans DESTRUCTION, can be streamed in its entirety using the SoundCloud player below. Released on November 23 via Nuclear Blast Records, the CD was recorded at Gernhart Studios in Troisdorf, Germany with engineer Martin Buchwalter and was mixed by Andy Classen. The album features guest appearances ...

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DESTRUCTION: 'Carnivore' Video Released

"Carnivore", the new video from German thrash metal veterans DESTRUCTION, can be seen below. The clip was filmed in Poland, with Mania Studio at the helm. "Carnivore" comes off DESTRUCTION's 30th-anniversary album "Spiritual Genocide", which will be released on November 23 via Nuclear Blast Records. The CD was recorded at Gernhart Studios in Troisdorf, Germany ...

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DESTRUCTION: 'Carnivore' Video Teaser

A teaser for "Carnivore", the new video from German thrash metal veterans DESTRUCTION, can be seen below. The clip was filmed in Poland, with Mania Studio at the helm, and will make its online debut on November 12. "Carnivore" comes off DESTRUCTION's 30th-anniversary album "Spiritual Genocide", which will be released on November 23 via Nuclear ...

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DESTRUCTION Filming 'Carnivore' Video

German thrash metal veterans DESTRUCTION are in Poland filming a video for the song "Carnivore" with Mania Studio at the helm. DESTRUCTION vocalist/bassist Marcel "Schmier" Schirmer states, "Gonna be bloody fun. The butcher is sharpening his axe." A photo of the location for the "Carnivore" video shoot can be seen below. "Carnivore" comes off DESTRUCTION's ...

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DESTRUCTION: 'Cyanide' Lyric Video Released

The official lyric video for "Cyanide", a brand new song from German thrash metal veterans DESTRUCTION, can be seen below. The track comes off the band's 30th-anniversary album "Spiritual Genocide", which will be released on November 23 via Nuclear Blast Records. The CD was recorded at Gernhart Studios in Troisdorf, Germany with engineer Martin Buchwalter ...

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DESTRUCTION: New Song Available For Free Download

"Cyanide", a brand new song from German thrash metal veterans DESTRUCTION, can be downloaded for free at this location (e-mail sign-up required). The track comes off the band's 30th-anniversary album "Spiritual Genocide", which will be released on November 23 via Nuclear Blast Records. The CD was recorded at Gernhart Studios in Troisdorf, Germany ...

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DESTRUCTION: New Song Available For Streaming

"Cyanide", a brand new song from German thrash metal veterans DESTRUCTION, can be streamed on the band's Facebook page. The track comes off the band's 30th-anniversary album "Spiritual Genocide", which will be released on November 23 via Nuclear Blast Records,. The CD was recorded at Gernhart Studios in Troisdorf, Germany with engineer Martin ...

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DESTRUCTION: Second 'Spiritual Genocide' Trailer Released

The second trailer for "Spiritual Genocide", the 30th-anniversary album from German thrash metal veterans DESTRUCTION, can be seen below. Due on November 23 via Nuclear Blast Records, the CD was recorded at Gernhart Studios in Troisdorf, Germany with engineer Martin Buchwalter and was mixed by Andy Classen. The album features guest appearances by Thomas "Angelripper" ...

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DESTRUCTION: 'Spiritual Genocide' Track Listing Revealed

"Spiritual Genocide", the 30th-anniversary album from German thrash metal veterans DESTRUCTION, is scheduled for release on November 23 via Nuclear Blast Records. The CD was recorded at Gernhart Studios in Troisdorf, Germany with engineer Martin Buchwalter and was mixed by Andy Classen. The album features guest appearances by Thomas "Angelripper" Such (SODOM), Andreas "Gerre" Geremia ...

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DESTRUCTION: 'Spiritual Genocide' Cover Trailer Released

The trailer for the album cover of "Spiritual Genocide", the forthcoming 30th-anniversary album from German thrash metal veterans DESTRUCTION, can be seen below. The CD is scheduled for release on November 23 via Nuclear Blast Records. "Spiritual Genocide" was recorded at Gernhart Studios in Troisdorf, Germany with engineer Martin Buchwalter and will be mixed by ...

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DESTRUCTION: New Song Preview Available

The first trailer for "Spiritual Genocide", the forthcoming 30th-anniversary album from German thrash metal veterans DESTRUCTION, can be seen below. The two-minute clip features a preview of the new song "Cyanide". DESTRUCTION is currently in Gernhart Studios in Troisdorf, Germany with engineer Martin Buchwalter recording "Spiritual Genocide", for a November release via Nuclear Blast Records. ...

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TANKARD: New Audio Interview Posted Online

Jorge Fretes of Spain's GoetiaMedia.com recently conducted an interview with vocalist Andreas "Gerre" Geremia of German alcoholic thrashers TANKARD. You can now listen to the chat in the YouTube clip below. TANKARD's 30th-anniversary album, "A Girl Called Cerveza", was released on July 27 via the band's new label home, Nuclear Blast Records. The ...

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DESTRUCTION: More New Album Details Revealed

German thrash metal veterans DESTRUCTION are currently in Gernhart Studios in Troisdorf, Germany with engineer Martin Buchwalter recording their 30th-anniversary album, "Spiritual Genocide", for a November release via Nuclear Blast Records. The CD, which will be mixed by Andy Classen, feature guest appearances by Thomas "Angelripper" Such (SODOM), Andreas "Gerre" Geremia (TANKARD) and Ol Drake ...

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SODOM, TANKARD Frontmen To Guest On New DESTRUCTION Album

German thrash metal veterans DESTRUCTION have tapped Thomas "Angelripper" Such (SODOM) and Andreas "Gerre" Geremia (TANKARD) to lay down vocals on an as-yet-undisclosed song from their forthcoming 30th-anniversary album, "Spiritual Genocide", to be released in November via Nuclear Blast Records. DESTRUCTION vocalist/bassist Marcel "Schmier" Schirmer previously said that the band's new CD would be "much ...

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