As one of the world’s most groundbreaking metal masters prepare to release a brand new album (see the video below for a sneak peak) we look back to the creation of one of extreme metal’s most influential albums. In 1990 it would perhaps not be as noteworthy were it created … Read More
From being one of the most hated early thrash bands to one of the most cult, Italy’s BULLDOZER forged their own path throughout the ‘80s, burning the rule books along the way. From being signed to Roadrunner, almost collaborating with King Diamond and inspiring The Prodigy. GUY STRACHAN relives those … Read More
SINDROME… the lost thrash band of Illinois… who despite featuring members of Terminal Death, Death Strike, Master and Devastation hit brick wall after brick wall in their quest for thrash metal mania. Now unlocked from the crypt these underdogs of the first wave thrash movement have a second chance…
It seems … Read More
…MORBID SAINT are back and Century Media have dusted off their arsenal of thrash classics for all you vinyl fiends. With debut album ‘SPECTRUM OF DEATH’ on wax again and a deluxe CD reissue that includes unreleased demos and the remastered version of lost album ‘DESTRUCTION SYSTEM’, GUY STRACHAN tracked … Read More
Long feted as one of the most compelling of the thrash-era outfits who, for whatever reason, never graduated from demo recordings to the golden prize of a record deal, Sindrome are best known for their ‘Into The Halls Of Extermination’ demo tape from 1987.
From the very start of the first … Read More
While Blasphemy are, understandably, the most likely name to come to mind when mentioning the bands that have been connected to the Ross Bay Cult, other bands such as Witches Hammer and Procreation were part of the same scene, sharing gigs and members as the need arose. The latter band … Read More
Alongside the debut full-length from The King Is Dead, this sophomore full-length from The Infernal Sea marks the third wave of Cacophonous; something that, what with the release of the original recordings for the ‘Dusk And Her Embrace’ album and these two opening gambits looks like being a far greater … Read More
Quite possibly, having formed in 1982, Australia’s first metal band to gravitate towards the extreme end of the spectrum, Armoured Angel lasted until the early 2000s before calling it quits. In that time, they recorded a number of demos and EPs. This recording was the band’s third demo; originally issued … Read More
Continuing their campaign of reissuing the band’s back catalogue onto the most fitting of formats, Hell’s Headbangers have pulled the third album from Apokalyptik Raids out of the catacombs, dusted it off and pressed it onto vinyl.
As the trio’s band moniker implies, bearing more than a passing resemblance, some might … Read More
Did you listen to the radio every Friday Night? So sang Saxon on ‘Denim & Leather’ and it’s without a doubt that the Friday Rock Show and the voice of Tommy Vance is at the centre of the very foundation Iron Fist Magazine is based upon. On the anniversary of his … Read More
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