thrash metal

Steelfest Open Air, Hyvinkää, 16/05/14-17/05/14

Steelfest Open-Air opens up the summer festival season in Finland with a full aural assault. It's two days of live metal, drinking and catching up with friends for a festival that's big enough to have great headlining bands, but small enough not to need a map to get around.

Two days after Steelfest Open Air 2014 wrapped, I still had some friends suffering valiantly from hangovers.

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.

Truth Corroded: New Management Deal Inked!

The Adelaide thrashers move from strength to strength...

Truth Corroded are pleased to announce that the band will be represented by Extreme Management Group, Inc. worldwide.

Cemetary Lust - Orgies of Abomination (Hells Headbangers)

Thrash. Stop. Repeat. Thrash. Stop. Repeat...
Release Date: 
23 Jun 2014 - 11:30pm

American thrashers Cemetery Lust: What is there to say about this band that wasn’t already said twenty odd years ago about the first albums by Slayer and K

Truth Corroded's Jason North: "There is no better feeling than yelling SLAYER!!!! as loud as possible"...

When it comes to thrash, Jason North knows his onions, so we thought we'd better give him the chance to share his thoughts on the subject...

Truth Corroded have, over the last few years, forged a reputation for themselves as one of Australia's leading thrash outfits, so we really couldn't not involve them in our Metal Thrashing May acti

Gross Reality - Overthrow (Divebomb Bootcamp Series)

Ripping stuff...
Release Date: 
5 May 2014 - 11:30pm

Rather cheekily, Raleigh, North Carolina natives Gross Reality refer to themselves on their facebook page as ‘thrash as fuck’.

Greg Burgess of Allegaeon: "Every time we play the bay, the local bands are always amazing to me"...

More raps for Kreator, but a thumbs down for Metallica...

Hello Mr Burgess - welcome to Metal as Fuck! Thanks for taking part in our 30 years of thrash celebrations. To the questions!

Retro Review: Anthrax - Spreading the Disease (Megaforce/Music for Nations)

Before the shorts, before the rapping and tracksuits... there was METAL!

I know, I know. Thrash classics? Anthrax? And it’s not Among the Living?

The Hidden - Fearful Symmetry (Divebomb Bootcamp Series)

Crazy back story... crazy good album...
Release Date: 
23 May 2014 (All day)

Released as part of Divebomb’s admirable Bootcamp reissue series, there’s a remarkable story behind Fearful Symmetry which, as it turns out, isn’t a reiss