30 Years of Thrash

Dustbolt - Awake the Riot (Napalm Records)

Germany takes on the Bay Area with pleasing results...
Release Date: 
29 May 2014 - 11:30pm

Last week our very own voice from the South London Home for the All-Thrashed-Out, Mick Strong, savaged an album by young Finnish thrashers Lost Society on the grou

Jim Parsons: "Thrash opened metal and hard music up I think"..

The man who produced the Big Four Live in Sofia DVD gives us the benefit of his thrash experience...

Hello again Jim. Thanks for coming back and having another go at one of our Q & A sessions! This time it's a subject I know you know a lot about - thrash metal! So on with the questions...

Retro Review: Slayer - Reign in Blood (Def Jam Recordings)

Classic thrash? Why, thank you sir...

‘Relentless’ is a word that gets bandied around far too often in metal circles but when it’s Slayer’s Reign in Blood (1986) that we’re talking about; well, it’s as if the

Death Valley Knights' Nikhil Talwar: "The Seattle '89 Video was such a big influence on me"...

We continue our look back at thirty years of thrash with a younger perspective...

Time for another thrash inquisition, and today we're speaking to Nikhil Talwar, guitarist/vocalist with up-and-coming London metallers Death Valley Knights.

Fan evaluation: Exodus - Fabulous Disaster (Combat/Music for Nations)

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The prison system, inherently unjust and inhumane

Is the ultimate expression of injustice

And inhumanity in the society at large.

Those of us on the outside do not like

Retro Review - Megadeth - Peace Sells... but Who's Buying

Megadeth is selling it and I'm buying...

Peace Sells… But Who’s Buying is the first Megadeth album I bought and introduced me to the two DavesMustaine

Non thrash bands with epic thrash songs!

Thrash metal means more than just the big four...

Thrash is an interesting genre of music.

I Exist's Josh Nixon: "If a thrash band is boring then that's the ultimate sin"...

He might be more well known for playing doom and hardcore, but Canberran axepert Josh Nixon thrashes like a maniac, too...

Welcome to our latest Q & A, Mr Nixon - As Metal as Fuck is currently in the midst of Metal Thrashing May, we're talking thrash, and specifically the last thirty years of thrash metal.

Lee Barrett: "Razor and Sacrifice made the type of thrash that I genuinely loved"...

Lee Barrett is perhaps best known as the founder of Candlelight Records, and as being the man who foisted Emperor and Opeth on an unsuspecting World. But he knows a fair bit about thrash metal too...

Hello again Lee, it's good to have another chat with you. I remember being at an awful lot of thrash metal shows in the early and mid eighties, most of which you seemed to be at too.

Thrash? I'll give you thrash...

Quick children, gather round; an old man is talking...

Thrash, you say? I remember when, way back – quite possibly the early eighties – when metal was metal and everything else was shit.