thrash metal

Ramming Speed - Brainwreck (Candlelight/Earsplit)

Thrash metal is back in a big way and Boston’s Ramming Speed are another band that’s dragging the sound screaming and vomiting into the new millennium with a beer in one hand, a bong in the other and bad intentions all round.

Ramming Speed’s debut album Brainwreck is thirty minutes of fast, furious fun.  Thirteen thrashed out punk rock/grind core ditties that owe more than a

Blood Tsunami- Grand Feast For Vultures (Candlelight/Earsplit)

Does anyone know how to say 'Slayer' in Norwegian? Blood Tsunami show no mercy to powerslaves at the altar of sacrifice, but is this the thing that should not be?

Municipal Waste – Massive Aggressive (Earache/Riot)

Maturity doesn’t have to be boring. Municipal Waste prove that with their fourth album Massive Aggressive. No more just a party band, this time they’ve raised the bar with a tight, lean thrash metal classic that’ll have a lot of bands looking over their shoulders or crying in the sandpit.

Fuck but I love these guys!  This is old-school thrash punk/metal with no irony, no pisstakes, none of the “aren’t we cool?” vibe – just fast, hard, solid smash mouth t

Admiral Nobeard and Swashbuckle Tell Tales of Terror on the High Seas!

Nuclear Blast's Pirate Metal Thrashers, Swashbuckle, spin salty sea stories about their new album "Back to the Noose", appearing at Wacken 2009, their Splash-N-Thrash roots, the fine art of music video, the never ending quest for booty, and more while being mercilessly keelhauled by Wolven Joker Lokison... YARGH!!

Yar, ye scurvy land lubbers!!

Deceiver – Thrashing Heavy Metal (Pulverised/Amphead)

You want truth in advertising? Look no further than the title of this album! In fact the only other title they could have maybe used was “old school thrashing heavy metal.”

After five years of struggle, two previous albums, and a year-long sabbatical, this is Swedish band Deceiver’s swan-song album.  But let me tell you it’s a hell of


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Reawoken wrath of the Norsemen – welcome to the Scandinavian extreme metal scene

This is my first column ever for Metal as Fuck and my mission is to be your guide to things metal in Scandinavia. Trust me when I say this column, like all I write here, will be very personal and it will not be the complete guide to all things rock/metal in this region. This is a quite personal view but I will include links to other sources to help you dig deeper and find your version of the 'truth' as well.