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Tag Archives: Celtic Frost

Triptykon prepares “Requiem” for release and announce possibility of new album

Posted by on September 5, 2019

Triptykon joined forces with the Dutch Metropole Orkest for a special Celtic Frost-inspired live performance at this year’s edition of the annual Roadburn Festival. Triptykon, with ex-Celtic Frost vocalist and guitarist Tom G. Warrior at the helm, performed a three-part requiem including “Rex Irae” off of Celtic Frost‘s Into The Pandemonium, “Winter” off Monotheist, with […]

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Editorial: Tom G Warrior is right. Metallica’s covers are just not good

Posted by on August 16, 2019

In a very recent interview with Rolling Stone magazine, Celtic Frost and Hellhammer frontman, Tom G. Warrior (who we interviewed this past Spring) engages in sharp criticism of Metallica with statements like: “Metallica have long lost the ability to play true metal in my opinion. Maybe I should go onstage and do a really miserable version […]

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Metal Insider talks with Tom G Warrior about HR Giger, Hellhammer and more!

Posted by on April 29, 2019

Metal Insider’s Zenae Zukowski and Jeff Podoshen were on hand to fully cover Decibel Magazine’s 2019 Metal and Beer Festival this past April 13-14. Contributor Jeff Podoshen, who studies HR Giger in his life as an academic, was able to meet up with Tom G Warrior right before his performance with Triptykon at the festival. […]

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Nicolas Cage’s weapon in ‘Mandy’ was inspired by Celtic Frost logo

Posted by on September 14, 2018

Mandy, the action/horror film that stars Nicolas Cage was released today. Cage plays Red Miller, a broken man who embarks on a hell-raising mission of insanity to hunt an religious sect to avenge the murder of his lover. He also ends up wielding a sword and called it, The Beast. Writer/director Panos Cosmatos explained to […]

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Testament to perform ‘The New Order’ and ‘The Gathering’ in full at Decibel Metal & Beer Fest LA

Posted by on June 25, 2018

  Decibel Metal & Beer Fest is heading out to Los Angeles for the first time on Saturday and Sunday on December 1st and 2nd. Headliners will include Testament, who will perform 1988’s The New Order and 1999’s The Gathering in its entirety, while Tom Gabriel Fischer-led Triptykon is scheduled to play a full Celtic […]

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Phil Anselmo covers Celtic Frost and Anal Cunt with Child Bite

Posted by on April 12, 2018

On May 11th, Child Bite’s ambitious 2-disc set Burnt Offerings: Covers and Rarities 2010-2017 will arrive via Phil Anselmo’s Housecore Records. The compilation will include 28 tracks with unreleased and cover tunes as well as Anselmo making a few guest appearances. Today, the group revealed three songs taken from the upcoming release such as a […]

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Metallica pay tribute to Celtic Frost bassist Martin Eric Ain in Switzerland

Posted by on April 12, 2018

Metallica paid a tribute to late Celtic Frost bassist Martin Eric Ain last night (11th) during their show at Palexpo in Geneva, Switzerland. Ain sadly passed away last October after suffering from a heart attack. Following the group’s performance of the song “Halo on Fire” from their latest effort 2016’s Hardwired…To Self-Destruct, Kirk Hammett (guitar) […]

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Rage Against the Machine, Living Colour, Mastodon will have Record Store Day releases available

Posted by on March 6, 2018

Record Store Day has proven to be a savior for the music industry, particularly independent record stores and vinyl sales. Since it launched in 2007, it’s expanded to two days (there’s also one on Black Friday) and vinyl sales have continued to increase every year. Meanwhile, the event, which was meant to get consumers away […]

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Celtic Frost bassist Martin Ain passes away

Posted by on October 22, 2017

Former Celtic Frost/Hellhammer bassist Martin Eric Ain passed away yesterday (21st) after suffering a heart attack. He was fifty years old. Ain’s close friend Jan Graber confirmed his death to Switzerland’s 20 Minuten stating that he, “suddenly collapsed when he switched to a different tram.” According to Graber, Ain didn’t have any serious health issues […]

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Artist Vincent Castiglia’s 10 favorite metal album covers

Posted by on April 15, 2016

Artist Vincent Castiglia is well-known not just for his art, but for his medium, which is human blood. If that rings a bell, then you’re probably most familiar with his work that was done on a canvas known as Slayer and Exodus guitarist Gary Holt’s guitar. The guitarist gave 18 vials of his blood to […]

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