After just a few short years, bassist Brandon Bruce has departed the lineup of Thrash Metallers Havok. The split appears to be amicable, as the band shared Brandon’s message on Facebook. No word yet on who the replacement will be. Havok’s latest studio album is V, released May 1st, 2020 via Century Media Records. (review here)
Long-running California Thrash metallers Psychosomatic will release their new album, their seventh The Invisible Prison, through Nefarious Industries, this Friday August 28th. The band has always funneled their old-school thrash influences through a centrifuge of other genre nods, without losing their unique sound. After the band premiered their last single “Fortune Dealer” features guest vocals by David Sanchez of Havok at Revolver, the band has partnered with us for the full album stream! Jam it out right now!
Gimme Radio has published its top ten Gimme Metal chart for the week ending May 8th, and it is led by High Priestess, Cirith Ungol, Fit For An Autopsy, Cloak and Allegaeon. Other top ten bands include Havok, Icon of Phobos, Elder Druid, The Black Dahlia Murder, and Code Orange. Each week Gimme Radio publishes its Gimme Metal chart listing the top 40 tracks played on the station for the week. Already the best metal discovery service online, the Gimme Metal chart is a powerful tool for listeners, labels, and artists for staying up to date on the best new metal released by established greats and up-and-coming underdogs, all handpicked by Gimme’s knowledgeable DJ roster and editorial team.Continue reading
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The 70000 Tons Of Metal is right around the corner, kicking off next week, and have confirmed some late additions to the cruise. Setting sail with the current bands on the bill and the fans are Vio-Lence, Ross The Boss, Seven Witches, Toxik, Aeternam and Brujeria. Round X (10) of 70000 Tons Of Metal will sail January 7 to January 11, 2020.Continue reading
Brutal Assault has added a plethora of new bands for 2020! Among the new bands playing the festival include Cattle Decapitation, Fever333, Katatonia, Life of Agony, Shadow of Intent, Fueled By Fire, Katatonia, Psykup, Mysticum, and Imperial Triumphant. The twenty-fifth edition of Brutal Assault Festival takes place August 5 – 8th at historic Fortress Josefov, in Czech Republic and will feature 130+ bands on five stages over four days. Watch a new trailer for the fest right now!Continue reading
Brutal Assault has added twenty more bands for their 25th anniversary in 2020. Now joining the bill (in alphabetical order) are 1914, Arcturus, Author & Punisher, Beyond Creation, Cradle Of Filth, Draconis Infernum, Frontierer, Havok, Kvelertak, Mass Infection, Me And That Man, Necrophobic, Ottone Pesante, Pensées Nocturnes, Ring Of Saturn, Sigh, Static–X, Toxic Holocaust, Vader, and While She Sleeps. Brutal Assault 25 takes place August 5-8, 2020at the legendary Fortress Josefov and boasts 140+ bands on four days over five stages. Tickets and full band list below. Continue reading
Thrash has long been perfected on record. Indeed, it’s hard to justify owning many Thrash records made post-Rust in Peace. Live, however, is a different beast entirely. Continue reading
HAVOK – 3-3-2018
Live At The Palladium, Worcester, MA
All Photos By Evil Robb Photography
Anthrax has been spending their winter on the road with touring pals Killswitch Engage on round two of the “Killthrax Tour”, with openers Havoc. Anthrax are frequent visitors to New England but haven’t played The Palladium for a few a while. The band has been just killing it live and are getting ready to release new live album and DVD package, Kings of Scotland (Nuclear Blast/Megaforce). You can pre-order the collection here, or pick it up on April 27th. In the meantime check out this photo set of the performance at The Palladium from Evil Robb Photography. Continue reading