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Music Review: Testament Album: Brotherhood of the Snake

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BY: TJ FOWLER

Available: October 28th, 2016

Label: Nuclear Blast Records

Official Websites:

https://www.facebook.com/testamentlegions/

 

               Anyone who has been a metal fan for very long, know well the influence of Testament on the genesis of thrash metal coming out of San Francisco.  Through the years Testament have went through a few style changes such as in the 90’s when the band dabbled a bit in the death metal style vocals.  A few years ago the band released ‘Dark Roots of Earth’ this is when the band seemed to again transform itself again…into a true heavy metal juggernaut.  The band sounded fresh, heavy and relevant.  Continue reading Music Review: Testament Album: Brotherhood of the Snake

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TESTAMENT – reveal trailer & announce new release dates for their upcoming DVD

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Bay Area Thrash Veterans TESTAMENT have just revealed a trailer for their upcoming DVD »Dark Roots Of Thrash«, which will be released on – NEW DATES – October 18 (Europe), October 21 (UK) and October 29 (North America) via Nuclear Blast. Check out the trailer here: Continue reading TESTAMENT – reveal trailer & announce new release dates for their upcoming DVD

Music Review: Mutant Squad CD: Titanomakha

Label: Suspiria Records

Available: NOW

Official Websites:

https://www.facebook.com/mutantsquadband

http://mutantsquadband.tumblr.com/

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First we had the 80’s movie Monster Squad and now we have the thrash metal band Mutant Squad.  However, I don’t think with the latter we will see the band kicking a werewolf between the legs and proclaimin, ‘Wolfman’s got NARDS!’ however they my kick you in your teeth and say, ‘Listen to out thrash record Titanomakha bitches!!!!!!’ . Honestly, this wouldn’t be such a bad thing other than losing some teeth, as the album is not too bad.  So let’s rip into this mother and see if Mutant Squad has some NARDS with their debut album ‘Titanomakha’! Continue reading Music Review: Mutant Squad CD: Titanomakha

TUSKA OPEN AIR METAL FESTIVAL 2013 DAY 2 REPORT

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                Ahhh…day 2 brought in cooler temperatures and cloudy skies(which makes for great photos) and a new group of bands!!!  So how did day 2 live up compared to day 1?  Did it let me down and hurt my feelings or did rock like a hurricane!  Well it didn’t rain so there wasn’t a hurricane but it did rock!!!  Read on!!! Continue reading TUSKA OPEN AIR METAL FESTIVAL 2013 DAY 2 REPORT

TESTAMENT Announces ‘Record Store Day’ Meet-And-Greet In Berkeley

To honor and celebrate Record Store Day, Nuclear Blast and TESTAMENT will release a limited-edition (1000 copies) seven-inch picture disc containing two bonus songs the band recorded during the sessions for their latest album, “Dark Roots Of Earth”. Side A is a cover of the SCORPIONS song “Animal Magnetism”, while side B is TESTAMENT‘s take on IRON MAIDEN‘s “Powerslave”. Both covers can also be found on the deluxe edition of “Dark Roots Of Earth”. Continue reading TESTAMENT Announces ‘Record Store Day’ Meet-And-Greet In Berkeley