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January 12, 2022
VENOM LIVE FROM THE CONCERT HALL IN TORONTO; RARE AUDIO FROM 1985 CONCERT SURFACES

UXB Press has uploaded audio of Venom's full performance on March 31, 1985 at The Concert Hall in Toronto, ON (Canada).

The band were supported by Razor and Slayer. The clip features live photos by Rita Laberto, with audio recording by Ray Berkis.

January 12, 2022
MISFIRE - CHICAGO OLD-SCHOOL THRASH TRIO TO RELEASE SYMPATHY FOR THE IGNORANT DEBUT VIA MNRK HEAVY; "FRACTURED" MUSIC VIDEO STREAMING

Chicago-based thrash trio and recent MNRK Heavy signees, Misfire, will release their crushing Sympathy For The Ignorant debut full-length on April 1, today unveiling the record’s first single, tracklisting, cover art, and pre-orders.

Misfire makes old-school flavoured thrash metal devastation with the kind of bombastic firepower that could wake the dead. In the tradition of classic metal trios...

January 11, 2022
VIO-LENCE TO RELEASE NEW EP IN MARCH; LYRIC VIDEO POSTED FOR FIRST SONG IN 29 YEARS, "FLESH FROM BONE"

Bay-area thrashers, Vio-Lence, have returned with "Flesh From Bone", their first song in 29 years. The track comes from their upcoming EP, Let The World Burn, their first original release since 1993's Nothing To Gain.

The five-song collection will be available worldwide on March 4 via Metal Blade Records. Watch the lyric video for "Flesh From Bone" below.

January 10, 2022
CLAUSTROFOBIA DEBUTS "CORRUPTED SELF" LYRIC VIDEO FEAT. MARC RIZZO

Longstanding Brazilian death / thrash metal trio Claustrofobia has signed with Metal Assault Records for a two-album deal.

Formed in 1994 by brothers Marcus and Caio D'Angelo, the band boasts a career spanning nearly three decades, a discography comprising six full-length albums and a DVD release, a multitude of international tours

January 08, 2022
SACRED OATH MAKE NOT ONE, BUT TWO LINEUP CHANGES FOR 2022

Traditional power-thrashers, Sacred Oath, have announced that they are continuing in 2022 without bassist Brendan Kelleher and guitarist Bill Smith.

Brendan Kelleher, who has played with the band since 2009, made his exit last month after informing management that the demands of his new career as a stuntman for AMP Action Films/SAG-AFTRA made it impossible for him to continue performing with Sacred Oath.

December 30, 2021
CHAOS RISING COVER DEATH CLASSIC “TRAPPED IN A CORNER”

This month marks 20 years since the untimely passing of visionary Death guitarist/vocalist Chuck Schuldiner. To celebrate his profound influence on the history of death metal and on guitar-playing, Chaos Rising have made a cover version of the classic Death track “Trapped In A Corner”, taken from Individual Thought Patterns.

December 30, 2021
RAZOR - NEW ALBUM TITLE, TRACKLISTING REVEALED

Legendary Canadian thrash metallers Razor recently completed work on the long-awaited follow-up to 1997’s Decibels. Cycle Of Contempt - the band’s ninth studio album - will be released sometime in 2022 via Relapse Records and will feature the following tracks...

Razor guitarist / founder Dave Carlo recently launched a fundraising campaign in support of his wife, Rose, who needs major help with cancer treatment.

December 29, 2021
METALSHOCK RADIO SHOW 29/12/21 PLAYLIST

1. Benedictum - The Mob Rules (Black Sabbath Cover) (3:13)
2. Burning Witches - Holy Diver (4:02)
3. Firewind - Maniac (4:55)
4. Emerald Sun - Holding Out For A Hero (4:16)
5. Icarus Witch - Roses On White Lace (4:23)
6. Jag Panzer - In-A-Gadda-Da-Vida (4:43)
7. Axxion - Criminal (Tyran' Pace Cover) (3:52)
8. Blind Guardian - Trial By Fire (3:44)
9. Dark Nightmare - The Aftermath (6:20)

December 24, 2021
DESTRUCTION - DIABOLICAL ALBUM VINYL FORMATS UPDATED

German thrash metal veterans, Destruction, celebrate their 40th anniversary by setting the world ablaze with a new, hard-hitting grenade in the form of their new album, Diabolical, out April 8 via Napalm Records.

As one of the most legendary German thrash metal bands in existence, Destruction grace the wall of fame alongside giants like Kreator, Sodom and Tankard.

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