Slayer

Slayer's Kerry King - 'Diabolus in Musica was my dark period'...

"You don’t need to know when I wipe my ass!"

Just prior to meeting Slayer’s Kerry King, I was warned that any questions about 'the Lombardo situation' would result in the termination of the i

Slayer Announce Sidewave!

It's Slayer! Enough Said

Ten studio albums, thousands of live shows and nearly three decades into a career that’s made them one of the biggest and most important metal bands in the world, the members of Slayer know e

An Interview With Cannibal Corpse guitarist Rob Barrett

A brief discussion of peace,flowers and pecans...

I was under the impression I'd be interviewing Cannibal Corpse guitarist Pat O’Brien so it was a bit of a surprise when Rob Barrett, the oth

Nekromantheon - Rise Vulcan Spectre (Indie Recordings)

If the world ends in 2012, blame Nekromantheon.
Release Date: 
13 Jan 2012 - 12:30pm

If you’re not familiar with the terminology “plastic metal”, then here comes a bit of history to you.

The Waiting, like Tom Petty said, is the hardest part - the final emergence of Hell, as told by Andy Sneap

With a gestation period that would have had an Elephant screaming for the induction stirrups, Hell's new record carries a lot of expectation on it's Satanic shoulders. Andy Sneap thinks it'll be worth the wait though...

Fate. Kismet. Some things work out in time, and there’s no telling how or why they happen – they just do. God moves in mysterious ways. 

Einherjer Returns!

Legendary Vikings return with Autumn album and selected Summer festival dates...

Eight years after the release of Blot, legendary Viking metal act Einherjer are set to release their comeback album on September 2nd.
 

Onslaught - Sounds of Violence (AFM)

Onslaught. Never were a band so aptly named? That's debatable, but this album is indeed a no-holds barred onslught on your sensibilites...
Release Date: 
19 Jan 2011 - 11:30pm

Onslaught. For a brief while in the eighties they looked like being Britain's best bet for stemming the tide of American and German thrash that was flooding the ears of metalheads

Final frontier? Not bleedin' likely, guv'nor!

If you didn't know Iron Maiden were coming back to Australia then you're probably reading the wrong webzine. Nicko McBrain wants to set the record straight about those 'final tour' rumours and a few other bits and pieces to boot - are you sitting comfortably?

Iron Maiden’s drummer Nicko McBrain is hacking away like a tubercular Badger when we are finally connected over the ol’ jellybone.

Hellbastard - Eco War (Selfmadegod Records)

Despite having been around since 1986, with a decade-plus hiatus in the middle, Hellbastard is still joyfully mired in the maliciously metal muck: halfway between its crust leanings and thrash influences.

The latest EP from relatively recently reformed U.K.

At War - Infidel (Heavy Artillery Records)

Awakening from an almost two-decade hiatus, these war horses return to exact Rambovian justice on the terrorists. Osama better be hiding in his cave, or else...
Release Date: 
10 Feb 2010 (All day)

It begins with a faint wheeze, then grows into this wobbling sound of eerie feedback before the percussion hammers down and At War are on their way to drive a knife through someone