German heavy metal

Reaper - An Atheist Monument (Massacre Records)

Next please...
Release Date: 
25 Jul 2014 (All day)

German headbangers Reaper have been going, somewhat incredibly, for thirty years, and An Atheist Monument is their fifth full length album.

Accept's Wolf Hoffmann: "I Always Thought I'd Have to Get a Proper Job"

Teutonic terrors Accept have a new album - Blind Rage - on the shelves and an Australian tour on the horizon, so of course we had to have a chat with the band's mainstay guitarist Wolf Hoffmann about it all...

Wolf Hoffmann.

Burden of Grief - Unchained (Massacre Records)

A pleasing dose of melodic death...

German melodic deathsters Burden of Grief return with their sixth full-length outing, Unchained, and rather nice it is too.

Accept - Blind Rage (Nuclear Blast)

Germanic Gods return with another soon-to-be-classic slab of Teutonic terror...
Release Date: 
14 Aug 2014 - 11:30pm

And so Accept Mk.

Accept - Wacken Open Air, Germany, 31/07/14

Peerless.

When I told MaF editor Scott Adams I’d be at Wacken doing a bit of work, he immediately sent the following signal via the telegraphic wires: ‘+ RE

Tankard: Announce Split 7" With Destruction!

Released June 20!

German thrash heroes Tankard have just announced plans to release a split single with label mates and fellow thrash metal legends Destruction.

Tankard: Chemical Invasion Australian Tour

Charge your glasses...
Tour Dates: 
10/07/2014 - 12/07/2014

Teutonic thrashers Tankard are heading down under for a trio of beer-fulled shows this July!

Tankard - R.I.B. (Nuclear Blast)

Boozing may be their task, but they ain't half bad at thrashing either...
Release Date: 
19 Jun 2014 - 11:30pm

Tankard. 32 years in the business. 13 full length albums, 10 members. 48,762 pints of lager sunk. Yet still they come.

Edgedown - Statues Fall (Massacre Records)

Nearly there...
Release Date: 
25 Apr 2014 (All day)

Bavarian rockers Edgedown formed as a covers band in 2008 and Statues Fall marks their debut as a recording act.

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