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Kataklysm - Heaven's Venom (Nuclear Blast/Riot)

Heaven's Venom doesn't get its tainted mana from above; instead it spews bile from below. Admittedly, there's not much of it this time around but you kind of get the picture.

I remember I used to write for another (now defunct in spirit) webzine back in the day and Kataklysm’s 2006 effort, In the Arms of Devastation appeared in all the ot

Rock tips from Danko Jones

Rock and roll rebellion is the ethos of Canada's Danko Jones as he sits down for a man-to-man with Metal as Fuck, talking about celebrities, tours and sex tips...

Danko Jones (the band, not the man) are like the outlaw bikers of rock ‘n’ roll. They don’t care what you think. They don’t care what you say. Mr.

Rumpelstiltskin Grinder change their name

Revival thrashers Rumpelstiltskin Grinder have chosen a new, less memorable moniker.

Sure, it was hard to spell... but Rumpelstiltskin Grinder had a catchy ring to it, right?

Gwar Bloody Tour of Horror 2010 *New Dates Announced!*

Obscene metal monsters Gwar have reached the halfway point of their 'Bloody Horror Tour', and bring you new tour dates, complete with the announcement date of their new album.
Tour Dates: 
02/10/2010 - 19/12/2010

In a remarkably redundant statement, Gwar frontman Oderus Urungus was quoted as saying, 'I hereby announce the release date of the new Gwar album, Bloody Pit o

Immortal's All Shall Fall video

Check out Immortal's new video, All Shall Fall, here.

Coinciding with the release of their first live DVD, The Seventh Date of Blashyrkh, which features footage of Immortal's set at Wacken in 2007, the band has released the first offi

Annihilator Euro Tour, Oct-Nov 2010

With release of their new self-titled album and the reissues of their back-catalogue albums, Annihilator are set for a two-month tour of Europe.
Tour Dates: 
06/10/2010 - 20/11/2010

Canadian thrash legends Annihilator will embark on a whirlwind tour of Europe come this October, in support of their newest album.




Annihilator reissue '99 album via Earache Records

Canadian melodic thrash pioneers Annihilator has reissued their 1999 album, Criteria For A Black Widow.

The album is the second of six being reissued from Annihilator's back-catalogue, following the recent release of the band's new, self-titled album.

Amorphis - Magic & Mayhem: Tales From The Early Years (Nuclear Blast/Riot)

If you're only familiar with the Amorphis of recent years then you are in for quite a surprise with this release, less of the melodic and melancholic. More of the pure old school metal that had metal fans quaking in their boots when the band burst onto the scene in 1991. Less of the progressive more of the metal!
Release Date: 
17 Sep 2010 - 8:30am

This is how a greatest hits album should be done.