Parkway Drive, Azusa, Nordjevel, Combichrist, Caspian and More Added To Brutal Assault Fest 2019

Brutal Assault 2019 has added another bunch of bands for the next edition of the festival! New bands added include Parkway Drive, Azusa, Nordjevel, Combichrist, Caspian, Violent Magic Orchestra, Caspian, Déluge, Frog Leap, and Hexis. the bill with more to come. One-hundred and thirty bands will play in the ancient and legendary Josefov Fortress castle on four stages all weekend from 7 -10 August 2019. The full list of bands so far can be seen below and tickets are on sale now from the event page.

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Soilwork, Monster Magnet, Triumph of Death, Coven, Demolition Hammer, Walls Of Jericho Added to Brutal Assault Fest

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Brutal Assault 2019 has added another bunch of bands for the next edition of the festival Soilwork, Monster Magnet, Triumph of Death, Coven, Demolition Hammer, Wall Of Jericho, The Arson Project, The Contortionist, Vampilla, and Skeletal Remains to join the bill with more to come. One-hundred and thirty bands will play in the ancient and legendary Josefov Fortress castle on four stages all weekend from 7 -10 August 2019. The full list of bands so far can be seen below and tickets are on sale now from the event page.
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Sodom, Sick Of It All, Therion, EyeHateGod, Gost and More Added to Brutal Assault 2019

Brutal Assault 2019 has added another badass batch of bands for the next edition of the festival. Joining an incredible bill that already features greats such as Dimmu Borgir, Godflesh, Anthrax, Meshuggah, Carcass, Sacred Reich, and Carpenter Brut, new additions to the fest include Sodom, Sick Of It All, Therion, EyeHateGod, Gost, Wormed, and Vulvodynia. One-hundred and thirty bands will play in the ancient and legendary Josefov Fortress castle on four stages all weekend from 7 -10 August 2019. The full list of bands so far can be seen below and tickets are on sale now from the event page. Continue reading

Brutal Assault Shares 2018 Recap Video, New Bands Added

Brutal Assault Festival 2019 continues to gain steam, as they recently added Voivod, Violator, Dr. Living Dead, Slapshot, Ensiferum, Decapitated, Animals as Leaders, Car Bomb, Letters From The Colony and Zuriaake to the bill. One-hundred and thirty bands will play in the ancient and legendary Josefov Fortress castle on four stages all weekend from 7 -10 August 2019. Already booked are legends and future legends like Dimmu Borgir, Godflesh, Anthrax, Meshuggah, Carcass, Sacred Reich, Carpenter Brut, Iron Reagan, Venom Prison, Thy Art Is Murder, Prong, Alien Weaponry, Deicide, Cult Of Luna, Get The Shot, Daughters and many more. The full list so far can be seen below and tickets are on sale now from the event page.

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REVIEWS ROUND-UP: Week 43 (2017) – feat. Savage Messiah, Winds of Plague, Hollywood Undead, Sparzanza and more…

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Dr. Living Dead – Crush the Sublime Gods

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My first album review with Ghost Cult Mag, and I’m quickly reminded of the great perk when it comes to this line of work. Finding enjoyable bands you may not of found otherwise. Example being the new LP, Crush the Sublime Gods (Century Media), by Sweden’s Dr. Living Dead. Crush The Sublime Gods is very reminiscent of early work by such acts as Stormtroopers of Death, Anthrax, and Suicidal Tendencies. Dr. Living Dead prove classic Crossover Thrash is as strong as ever, and shows no sign of slowing down. This is by no means anything original or ground-breaking, but don’t take it as I am belittling the band. As the saying goes, you can’t fix what isn’t broken.

With a new vocalist and drummer joining Dr. Living Dead in the past couple years,Crush the Sublime Godsproves they’ve clearly had chemistry from the start. From fast riffs to a slow stomp, gang chants galore, and one track even being a Thrash power ballad (‘Salvation’), this album is a complete package. The lyrical content is a bit tongue-in-cheek as it pays homage to classic 80’s horror films. Most obvious one being the track ‘Scanners’, Inspired by the 1981 filmScanners. One of my personal favorites off the album. The lyrics tell the story of those with incredibly strong telekinetic powers known asScanners, who use their powers to deadly effects. All during fast riffs and a familiar thrash beat. Being a fan of the movie the lyrics “We’ll f**k your brain dry” during a break down was far too enjoyable for me. ‘No Way Out’ slows down a bit with a more melodic groove with clear vocals, overall feel of classic Suicidal Tendencies.

Overall I enjoyed Crush the Sublime Gods, and am now inclined to check out the rest of the discography from Dr. Living Dead. As they only formed in 2007, they easily join modern bands such as Municipal Waste as bands that are keeping Thrash a true force in the metal community. I feel like if this album was released twenty years ago, everyone would of heard of it. It would be surprising to me if anyone that is a fan of Thrash did not enjoy this band or album, so I give a strong recommendation.

 

7.0/10

WORDS BY DEREK RIX

Tuska Music Festival Adds More Bands, Tickets On Sale Now

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Finland’s #1 metal festival of summertime, Tuska 2015, has announced a slew of new acts to join the bill. Among the additions are Stormwarrior, Architects, Alfa Hanne, Dr. Living Dead!, Mokoma, Alfa Hanne, At The Hollow, Tryer, The Cold War, Adamantra and many more to come. The show takes place June 26th to June 28th in Suvilahti, Helsinki.

 Single day tickets and passes are on sale now from the festival website, with VIP packages to be announced soon. The full bill will be announced later this spring with the line-up for each day so far

Friday June 26th
Sabaton, Lamb Of God, Architects, Exodus, Krokodil, Blues Pills, Ghost Brigade, Alfa Hanne, Enforcer, Foreseen, Death Toll 80k, Ape

Saturday, June 27th
In Flames, Amorphis, Loudness, Ne Obliviscaris, Bloodbath, The Sword, Einherjer, Bombus, Atomic Rotta, Morbid Evils, Tryer, Red Moon Architect, Adamantra, Dark Side Of The Mime

Sunday June 28th

Alice Cooper, Opeth, Stratovarius, Stormwarrior, The Sirens, Warmen, Dr. Living Dead !, At The Hollow, The Cold War

For more information:
http://www.tuska-festival.fi
http://www.fme.fi
http://www.facebook.com/TuskaOpenAir
https://twitter.com/tuskafestival
http://instagram.com/tuskafestival

Angelus Apatrida Streaming “Serpents On Parade” Music Video

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Thrash metallers Angelus Apatrida is streaming a promotional video for “Serpents On Parade,” which was edited by Nacho Montero and produced by Holy Cuervo and features footage from the Hidden Evolution record release shows in Spain, which can be viewed here and here.

The band is currently on tour across Europe with Suicidal Angels and Dr. Living Dead!.

SUICIDAL ANGELS, DR. LIVING DEAD!, :
Presented by: Legacy, Rock it!, Metalnews, Noizeletter

Mar 03: Circus Club – Florence (IT) (w/ Toxic Waltz)
Mar 04: Freakout Club – Bologna (IT) (w/Toxic Waltz)
Mar 05: Cerbero – Milano (IT) ((w/Toxic Waltz)
Mar 06: Backstage – Halle- München (DE) (w/Toxic Waltz)
Mar 07: Met Bar- Lenzburg (SW) (w/Toxic Waltz)
Mar 08: Connexion – Toulouse (FR) (w/ Deficiency)
Mar 10: Razzmatazz 2- Barcelona (ES) (w/ Deficiency)
Mar 11: Garaje- Murcia (ES) (w/ Deficiency)
Mar 12: Shoko- Madrid (ES) (w/ Deficiency)
Mar 14: Alterax- Nice (FR)(w/ Deficiency)
Mar 15: Glazart- Paris (FR)( w/ Deficiency)
Mar 17: Cafe Zentral- Weinheim (DE)(w/Fateful Finality)
Mar 18: Rock it – Aalen (DE)(w/Fateful Finality)
Mar 19: Weekender Club- Innsbruck (AU) (w/Fateful Finality)
Mar 20: Atlantis – Herbolzheim (DE) (w/Fateful Finality)
Mar 21: Hellraiser- Leipzig (DE) (w/Fateful Finality)
Mar 22: MTC- Köln (DE)(w/Fateful Finality)

ANGELUS APATRIDA @ Festivals 2015:
Jul 03-04: Alterna Festival – – El Bonillo / Albacete (ES)

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Dr Living Dead! Streaming “TEAMxDEADx”

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Dr. Living Dead! is streaming the music video for “TEAMxDEADx”, off of their forthcoming album Crush The Sublime Gods, out February 24, 2015 in North America via Century Media Records, here and here.

“Conquering Europe Part 2 – Out For Blood” tour
Supporting: SUICIDAL ANGELS
Special guest: ANGELUS APATRIDA
Presented by: Legacy, Rock it!, Metalnews, Noizeletter

Feb 11: – Musikbunker – AACHEN (D)
Feb 12: – Mezz – BREDA (NL)
Feb 13: – De Klinker – AARSCHOT (B)
Feb 14: – Turock – ESSEN (D)
Feb 15: Club Romein – Leuuwarden (NL)
Feb 16: Bastard Club – Osnabruck (D)
Feb 17: Marx – Hamberg (D)
Feb 18: K17 – Berlin (D)
Feb 19: Progresja – Warsaw (PL)
Feb 20: Fabryka – Cracow (PL)
Feb 21: Masters of Rock Cafe – Zlin (CZ)
Feb 22: Viper Room – Vienna (A)
Feb 24: Colloseum – Kosice (SK)
Feb 25: Dürer Kert – Budapest (HU)
Feb 26: Orto Bar – Ljubljana (SLO)
Feb 27: Club Sloga – Sarajevo (BA)
Feb 28: Dom Omladine – Belgrade (SRB)
Mar 01: TBA – Zagreb (HR)
Mar 03: TBA – Bratislava (SK)
Mar 04: TBA – Graz (A)
Mar 05: Blue Rose Saloon – Milan (I)
Mar 06: Munich – Backstage (D)
Mar 07: Met Bar – Lenzburg (CH)
Mar 08: Toulouse – Connexion (F)
Mar 10: Razzmatazz 2 – Barcelona (E)
Mar 11: Garaje – Murcia (E)
Mar 12: Shoko – Madrid (E)
Mar 13: Euskal Metal Assault Festival – Bilbao (E)
Mar 14: Alterax – Nice (F)
Mar 15: Glaz’art – Paris (F)
Mar 17: Cafe Central – Weinheim (D)
Mar 18: Rock It – Aalen (D)
Mar 19: Weekender – Innsbruck (A)
Mar 20: Atlantis – Herboldzheim (D)
Mar 21: Hellraiser – Leipzig (D)
Mar 22: MTC – Cologne (D)

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Dr. Living Dead Streaming “Civilized To Death”

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DR. LIVING DEAD! has revealed the Dr. Ape (previous vocalist) directed artwork for their upcoming third album Crush the Sublime Gods, out February 23, 2015 in Europe and February 24, 2015 in North America (digital only). Stream “Civilized To Death” here.

The band will be main support to Suicidal Angels on an extensive European tour.

Conquering Europe – Out for Blood Tour
Supporting: SUICIDAL ANGELS
Special guest: ANGELUS APATRIDA

Feb 11: – Musikbunker – AACHEN (D)
Feb 12: – Mezz – BREDA (NL)
Feb 13: – De Klinker – AARSCHOT (B)
Feb 14: – Turock – ESSEN (D)
Feb 15: – Club Romein – LEUUWARDEN (NL)
Feb 16: – Bastard Club – OSNABRÜCK (D)
Feb 17: – Marx – HAMBURG (D)
Feb 18: – K17 – BERLIN (D)
Feb 19: – Progresja – WARSAW (PL)
Feb 20: – Fabryka – CRACOW (PL)
Feb 21: – Masters of Rock Café – ZLIN (CZ)
Feb 22: Viper Room – VIENNA (A)
Feb 24: Colloseum – KOSICE (SK)
Feb 25: Dürer Kert – BUDAPEST (HU)
Feb 26: Orto Bar – LJUBLJANA (SLO)
Feb 27: Club Sloga – SARAJEVO (BA)
Feb 28: Dom Omladine – BELGRADE (SRB)
Mar 01: TBA – ZAGREB (HR)
Mar 03: TBA – BRATISLAVA (SK)
Mar 04: TBA – GRAZ (A)
Mar 05: Blue Rose Saloon – MILAN (I)
Mar 06: Backstage – MUNICH (D)
Mar 07: Met Bar – LENZBURG (CH)
Mar 08: TBA – TOULOUSE (F)
Mar 10: Razzmatazz 2 – BARCELONA (E)
Mar 11: Garaje – MURCIA (E)
Mar 12: Shoko – MADRID (E)
Mar 13: Plateruena – BILBAO (E)
Mar 14: Alterax – NICE (F)
Mar 15: Glaz’art – PARIS (F)
Mar 17: Cafe Central – WEINHEIM (D)
Mar 18: Rock It – AALEN (D)
Mar 19: TBA – DORNBIRN (A)
Mar 20: TBA – NÜRNBERG (D)
Mar 21: Hellraiser – LEIPZIG (D)
Mar 22: MTC – COLOGNE (D)

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