Tag : Thrash Metal


Nekromantheon – Rise, Vulcan Spectre

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Published on: February 8, 2012

Thrash fans as a whole, have a pretty good 2012 to look forward too, I mean new up and coming bands with releases and of course the old dogs of war with some new material. Legendary thrashers Exhumer for instance, with their first album in almost 25 years. Over Kill [...]


Nothnegal – Decadence

by Mark
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Published on: January 30, 2012

The Maldives, a group of small tropical islands in the Indian Ocean that is usually thought as a holiday destination for the ‘well healed’, those ‘who aren’t short of a few bob’ – to use the the quaint and typically British vernacular. To my mind, I think of crystal blue [...]


Savage Messiah – Plague Of Conscience

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Published on: January 28, 2012

As a sucker for a great riff I was instantly on board with the first (and title) track of the new Savage Messiah album, the melodic thrash band from London. The only problem was that after a minute I realised the riff sounded exactly like DNR, the opener on Testament’s [...]


Nuestros Derechos – Adrift

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Published on: January 23, 2012

Dutch trio Nuestros Derechos (which translates as Our Rights) bring bad tidings with their full length debut Adrift. The follow up to the 2008 EP Struggling With The Dark and tackles some pretty bleak subjects. The furious thrash and hardcore punk crossover aims to attack from the off and take [...]


Corrosion Of Conformity – Corrosion Of Conformity

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Published on: January 17, 2012

When I described the problems I was having writing this review to a friend of mine, he said something along the lines of, “Put what you just told me. That is the best review I think I’ve ever heard.” What I told him was, “Man, writing this review is almost [...]


Lamb Of God – Resolution

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Published on: January 14, 2012

“There are metal bands and there’s Lamb Of God”, “In 2012, Lamb of God remain the pre-eminent metal band and not by default” and “Everyone else is left to watch and marvel, and choke on their dust”. Just a random selection of quotes from the enclosed biography from Resolution, the [...]

Mhorgl - Heresiarch

Mhorgl – Heresiarch

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Published on: January 11, 2012

It’s that time again, ladies and gentleman. I give you Mhorgl from Perth, Western- Australia. Fun fact, the bands name is from The Lord Of The Rings Trilogy and is named after the black tower of sorcery where the Witch King lurks. Once again I am completely creaming my pants [...]

Exes For Eyes - The Amsler Grid

Exes for Eyes – The Amsler Grid

by Tony
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Published on: January 4, 2012

They say that the road to hell is paved with good intentions, and unfortunately this is oftentimes the truth. There are many bands flooding numerous subgenres these days, and many of these bands do their best to rise above the rest through innovation, technique, and style. Naturally, these efforts often [...]

Facing The Imminent Prospect Of Death

The Kandidate – Facing The Imminent Prospect Of Death

The Kandidate is a Thrash/Groove metal outfit hailing from Copenhagen, Denmark. Formed in 2009, they have released one full-length album titled Until We Are Outnumbered in 2010 and will be followed up by Facing The Imminent Prospect Of Death. It’s been quite a while since I have listened to a [...]


Interview with Nuno Rodrigues From We Are Killing Ourselves

Recently Alternative Matter got the chance to talk with Nuno Rodrigues from the Portuguese metal sensation We Are Killing Ourselves. We talked music, art, life and even managed to sqeeze a little chat about footy in the mix. Give us a brief history of yourselves and where did the name [...]

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