Tag Archives: Exodus

Slayer featured on thrash metal documentary by the Smithsonian

Posted by on August 6, 2015

It seems like Slayer have something going on every day with the release of Repentless approaching. Yet we keep finding different reasons to write about them. This time, we’re going to leave Kerry King alone but highlight a mini-documentary done by the Smithsonian Institute’s National Museum of American History confusingly titled Slayer: The Origins of Thrash in San […]

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King Diamond announce tour, performing ‘Abigail’ in its entirety

Posted by on August 3, 2015

Last week, we speculated about King Diamond playing the classic album Abigail in its entirety, after the band shared a picture of the album cover art captioned:  “ATTENTION EVERYONE!!! Keep an eye out for some major news on August 3rd.” Well, today is August 3rd and we were right! The band will head on a new tour […]

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Motorhead are never short on Electricity

Posted by on July 31, 2015

The iconic Motörhead have released another track from Bad Magic, their 22nd studio album due out August 28th on UDR Music. The latest track, “Electricity,” follows “Thunder & Lightning,” which came out last month. Said Motörhead drummer Mikkey Dee about the new album, “It was different recording this one. This time we were in a recording studio writing the album and […]

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Chemical Burn rise, fly with new single

Posted by on July 6, 2015

The Bay Area thrash scene is a pretty tight-knit crew, and Chemical Burn is proof of that. The band are only about to release their second album, Raining Anvils, but many hallmarks of the Bay Area abound. Juan Urtaeaga, who has produced Testament, Machine Head and Exodus, produced the album. The band’s Mike Garnica was […]

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Metal Allegiance song lineup, release date announced

Posted by on June 16, 2015

We knew last month that the all-star Metal Allegiance was expanding from a one-off jam on a boat or on land to a full-fledged album. Today, the album release date and track lineup has been released and wow, it’s a doozy. Dropping September 18 on Nuclear Blast, the scope of artists involved and the collaborations […]

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Illinois venue Mojoes is up for sale

Posted by on June 3, 2015

Back in April, Joliet, IL venue Mojoes was in the news when they oversold the ‘Dark Roots of Thrash II‘ show by over 400 tickets, leaving many fans out of the concert. An investigation was launched to determine whether the venue was acting illicitly or not and after the whole ordeal. The Joliet Times Weekly reports that […]

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Slayer’s Kerry King was insulted by Rick Rubin’s label offer

Posted by on May 28, 2015

The new Slayer album, Repentless, is their first in nearly 30 years without producer Rick Rubin being involved. Their first release together was Reign in Blood, way back in 1986, so it was a big deal when they signed a deal with Nuclear Blast last year. Why the split? In a recent interview with “The Metal Hammer […]

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Video premiere: Watch Evil Invaders tackle an Exodus classic

Posted by on May 19, 2015

Belgian thrashers Evil Invaders just released their first full-length, Pulses of Pleasure, earlier this year. And while the album stands on its own, the band paid tribute to one of their influences with a cover of Exodus’ “Fabulous Disaster” at a recent show. Today we’re psyched to debut the video. Here’s what the band had to […]

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Video: Exodus, Fit For Autopsy, Code Orange and more reveal their worst gig ever

Posted by on May 8, 2015

If there’s one thing that all musicians have in common, it’s that everyone has an off gig or two. When we were at the New England Metal and Hardcore Festival, we got our friend Sean at Washed Up Media to ask some of the bands playing what some of their most memorable (read, bad) gigs […]

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ACLU suing police over Exodus lyrics arrest

Posted by on May 5, 2015

It was last September when 31 year old James Evans was arrested for posting Exodus lyrics online. Those lyrics, from “Class Dismissed (A Hate Primer),” caused quite a stir in Muhlenberg County, as “multiple agencies received calls concerned about the post,” eventually leading to his arrest. Now, the ACLU is filing a federal lawsuit against the county and the police […]

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