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Music Review: Tankard CD: R.I.B.

Tankard - RIB - Artwork

by: TJ Fowler

Label: Nuclear Blast

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I know drinking/boozing is a big part of the metal/rock genre.  I mean it has been there since the beginning and especially with metal bands.  Never have I seen before though a band that has taken it to the Nth degree and made a 30+ year career of it like the band Tankard have.  With songs like ‘Stay Thirsty’, ‘Shit-Faced’ and ‘666 Packs’ how can you really not like a band that sings about drinking so much and so fervently.  With that being said for some reason I just recently discovered this band from Frankfurt, Germany with their new album R.I.B. (Rest in Beer).  I know!  What the hell is wrong with me and have I been in a beer coma for all these years?! So let’s see if this tequila worm is worth swallowing shall we? Continue reading Music Review: Tankard CD: R.I.B.

Video Interview: Tankard Tuska 2014


I sit and talk with Gerre of the thrash metal band Tankard who just released their new album ‘R.I.B’ Rest in Beer. We discuss the bands musical career, their more serious songs and have a fun time all around.

Music: Heavier Than Metal by Skullfist used with permission all rights reserved.


DESTRUCTION’s Schmier Schedules Appearance At Frankfurt Musikmesse, Signing Session With ARCH ENEMY’s Michael Amott

DESTRUCTION bassist/vocalist Marcel “Schmier” Schirmer will be appearing at the Dean Guitars booth at the 2013 the Musikmesse in Frankfurt, Germany, taking place April 10th – 13th.

Schmier will take part in an autograph session together with Michael Amott of ARCH ENEMY, between 2 – 3 PM, CET in Hall 4.0 at Booth F9.

“Bring your Destruction goodies to get signed and have a small talk with Mr. Thrash! Also there will be free autograph-cards and posters available! See you at Musikmesse folks!”

Complete Musikmesse details can be found at this location.

LORDI Mainman Interviewed In Frankfurt (Video)

Marc Debus and HP Hündorf of Promoportal-Germany.com conducted an interview with Mr. Lordi of Finnish heavy metal monsters LORDI on March 5 in Frankfurt, Germany. You can now watch the chat below.

LORDI‘s new album, “To Beast Or Not To Beast”, was released on March 1 in Europe (excluding Finland) via AFM Records. The CD will be made available in North America on March 19 through The End Records.

“To Beast Or Not To Beast” has registered the following first-week chart positions:

Finland: #8
Germany: #56
Switzerland: # 95 Continue reading LORDI Mainman Interviewed In Frankfurt (Video)