A marching band is probably an unlikely foundation for a group of lads playing hard-hitting thrash. But that’s the case with Pennsylvania quartet UltraViolent – which is one of the best band names we’ve come across while writing this blog.
The Descent of the Archangel sounds like the kind of warning that should have us all locking our doors, sealing the windows and hiding away below ground for as long as possible.
Given we’re a blog about new bands, this article may seem a little – wait, very – random. As Palat formed 32 years ago in 1987. However, they only very recently released their debut album, which they originally recorded back in 1992.
Fusing the energy and power of punk and thrash is always to be a winning combination, and the intense sound of Swedish rockers Germ Bomb proves that sweeping statement.
When we began talking to a band called Murder Circle, it’s safe to say we didn’t expect to morph onto the subject of Christian rock and spiritual warfare.
If witches made metal music then Stevenage’s Dorylus may well be the potion they conjured up in their cauldron.
Amid a saturated market of masses of metal bands and oodles of choice thanks to the rise of online streaming, it can seem difficult to differentiate. But Northampton-based Siderian are doing just that with their intriguing brand of thrash-infused metal, which essentially has the sole aim of making everything as heavy, fast and harsh as possible.
We’re keeping it 100% British in this week’s New Music Friday. And have we got some great new music for you. This week we’re featuring a new single from one … Continue reading New Music Friday Round-Up: 28 September
London metal newcomers URNE deliver a deliciously brutal mass of thrashy, sludgy riffs cast against surprisingly melodic vocals that have us very excited about this brand new band. Formed out of … Continue reading New Band of the Week: URNE
Fluffer Pit Parties have gained a reputation for being fine purveyors of all-out, face melting fun. After all, the concept is simple and fail-safe. Set up a 360-degree stage in … Continue reading Pulled Apart By Horses to headline Fluffer Pit Party this May
In the year that thrash gods Slayer announced they’re calling it a day, Corby’s similarly named Reaper are intent on keeping the scene alive. The band initially started as a … Continue reading Introducing: Reaper
There’s few things better in music than metal bands that smash out huge, hooky riffs, which is exactly what we get in abundance from this week’s New Band of the … Continue reading New Band of the Week: Beneath The Embers