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Brutal Assault announce Dimmu Borgir, Godflesh & many more

Brutal Assault announce Dimmu Borgir, Godflesh & many more

Brutal Assault will take place at in Fortress Josefov in August 7 ~ 10, 2019. Czech Republic’s iconic metal festival Brutal Assault has issued another number of confirmations. Dimmu Borgir and Godflesh are among the highlighted bands, but there are many more. Read the statement below: Let’s open this mega update with black metal stormblast! [...]

December 17, 2018 Filipe Gomes News Comments Off on Brutal Assault announce Dimmu Borgir, Godflesh & many more

Preview: Testament + Annihilator + Death Angel @ Madrid

Preview: Testament + Annihilator + Death Angel @ Madrid

One of the best Thrash nights of all time is coming. The Testament, Annihilator and Death Angel trio will meet in Madrid on December 4th for an unique and exclusive date that promises to be memorable. With a career spanning over three decades, Californian Testament led by Chuck Billy return to Madrid a year later [...]

November 1, 2017 Melissa Poseyydon Previews Comments Off on Preview: Testament + Annihilator + Death Angel @ Madrid

Interview: Crisix

Interview: Crisix

Crisix is a thrash metal band from Barcelona, Spain, who has stepped on stages like SWR XIII Barroselas metal Fest 2010 (Portugal), Wacken Open Air 2009 and 2010 (Germany). Crisix are (from left to right): Busi (Guitars) ; Javi Carrión (Drums);  Julián Baz (Vocals); (Bass) ; Albert Requena (Guitar) ; Julián Baz (Bass) TBP – Hey [...]

August 29, 2017 Melissa Poseyydon Interviews Comments Off on Interview: Crisix

Preview: TUSKA Open Air 2016

Preview: TUSKA Open Air 2016

Not everyone is familiar with this fact, but absolutely worth mentioning: Tuska 20th anniversary happens in 2017 and to celebrate the occasion the organisers announced that a book, with the attempted title ”Tuska 20-vuotta”, will be written by the rock journalist Jone Nikula (involved in the festival organization since its origins). Tuska Festival book will be [...]

June 20, 2016 Elsa Marques Previews Comments Off on Preview: TUSKA Open Air 2016

TESTAMENT reveal video track from upcoming DVD

TESTAMENT reveal video track from upcoming DVD

Testament have revealed out the song “Rise Up” taken from the upcoming DVD “Dark Roots Of Thrash”, a DVD/2CD release documenting Bay Area veterans TESTAMENT’s sold-out headlining performance at the Paramount in Huntington, NY this past February, will be made available on October 11th (Europe) and October 15th (North America) via Nuclear Blast! You can [...]

September 16, 2013 Filipe Gomes News Comments Off on TESTAMENT reveal video track from upcoming DVD

VAGOS Open Air announce new bands

VAGOS Open Air announce new bands

Vagos Open Air have announced 2 new bands to appear at this year’s edition. Well known Finnish Power Metal Sonata Arctica, and Portuguese Industrial Metal act Bizarra Locomotiva. The other bands already confirmed are the following: TESTAMENT | US | http://www.testamentlegions.com/ SAXON | UK | http://www.saxon747.com/ ICED EARTH | US | http://www.icedearth.com/ MOONSORROW | Fin | http://www.moonsorrow.com/ ROTTING CHRIST | Gre | http://www.rotting-christ.com/ LACUNA COIL | [...]

May 17, 2013 Filipe Gomes News Comments Off on VAGOS Open Air announce new bands

VAGOS Open Air announces more bands

VAGOS Open Air announces more bands

Once more, the Vagos Open Air organizers have announced new additions to this year’s band line-up. The new bands are the Thrash metal legends Testament, Greek Rotting Christ, and the Portuguese oldschool Power/Thrash Metal band WEB. Already confirmed are the following acts: TESTAMENT | US | http://www.testamentlegions.com/ SAXON | UK | http://www.saxon747.com/ ICED EARTH | US | http://www.icedearth.com/ MOONSORROW | Fin | http://www.moonsorrow.com/ ROTTING [...]

April 5, 2013 Filipe Gomes News Comments Off on VAGOS Open Air announces more bands

Paul Bostaph Quits Testament

Paul Bostaph Quits Testament

Testament frontman Chuck Billy in an interview with Terrorizer magazine said drummer Paul Bostaph left the band. Bostaph was not present in the studio recording the new album from Testament “The Roots Of Dark Earth”, which will be released on April 27, 2012 by Nuclear Blast Records label. He was replaced in the studio by [...]

December 1, 2011 HoMiNeS News Comments Off on Paul Bostaph Quits Testament