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Tag Archives: Possessed

Metal By Numbers 5/15: Amon Amarth go berserk

Posted by on May 15, 2019

Metal By Numbers is a weekly column in which we look at the top metal sellers and debuts of the week.   Do you have any idea how many times I’ve had to go back and make sure I didn’t spell “Berserker” with a “z”? A lot. Putting the good ol’ B.A. in English to good […]

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New & Noteworthy: May 10th and 3rd, 2019 – Revelations of New Releases

Posted by on May 10, 2019

New & Noteworthy is a weekly column in which we highlight some of the newest rock and metal releases coming out each week. This week is a double feature, and brings us new music from Amon Amarth, Myrath, Whitesnake, Possessed and more! For last (two weeks ago) week’s releases you can check out the last […]

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You’ll want to pounce on Possessed’s first LP in three decades!

Posted by on May 7, 2019

It’s been literally three decades since Bay area death thrashers, Possessed have released a complete studio album. Naturally, given the legendary status of Jeff Becerra and company, the expectations are quite high. So, how does this record sound? Well, to be quite honest, it sounds exactly like a Possessed record – with a strong nod […]

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Possessed discuss the origins of death metal in new documentary

Posted by on March 25, 2019

In the support of their new album Revelations of Oblivion, death metallers Possessed have unveiled part one of their documentary series. In this installment, the band discuss the origins of death metal. The band will be releasing their first new record in 30 years on May 10th through Nuclear Blast. Check out their first single here. Check […]

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Possessed to release first album in over thirty years, streaming new song “No More Room in Hell”

Posted by on March 15, 2019

It’s been a great month for death metal as the Decibel Tour just wrapped up that featured legends  Cannibal Corpse, Morbid Angel, and Immolation. Additionally, there’s been a new study that proves the brutal genre brings joy, not violence. And now, the first name in death metal, Possessed, have announced they will release their first album […]

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Danzig resurrects Blackest of the Black Tour

Posted by on August 18, 2015

Word came out a few days ago but the dates have been finally announced – Glenn Danzig will be bringing back the “Blackest of the Black” tour this October, and with some fine company. Joining Danzig on this 18-date trek will be Superjoint, Veil Of Maya, Prong, and Witch Mountain. The Blackest of the Black tour got its start in 2003, then took place […]

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Death metal supergroup Gruesome features members of Exhumed, Possessed, Malevolent Creation

Posted by on February 20, 2015

When you put enough talented musicians in a confined area together for an extended amount of time, eventually they’ll make some great music together. That’s exactly what happened when Exhumed front man Matt Harvey and Malevolent Creation drummer Gus Rios while working together on the “Death To All” Tour a while back. While playing classic […]

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Today in Metal: ‘Seven Churches’ by Possessed turns 29 years old

Posted by on October 16, 2014

Metal Insider contributor Anthony Maisano is listening to a different metal album that was released on that day every day this year. This is the album that many people say started the death metal genre, mostly because of the track “Death Metal” that’s on this album. I, personally, think Death started it, back in their Mantas […]

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Steve “Zetro” Souza of Exodus’ Top 5: Bay Area Metal Albums

Posted by on July 28, 2014

The San Francisco Bay Area has a rich history of metal music, and Steve “Zetro” Souza has played a major role in it. Before joining Exodus as their singer in 1986, Zetro fronted the band Legacy, who shortly after changed its name to Testament. And in between his stints in Exodus, Zetro continued to live […]

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Tony Campos “Not Interested” In Working With Static-X

Posted by on July 16, 2012

As you read last week, Static-X has reunited. But it’s more like The Smashing Pumpkins reuniting than, say, Refused, since Wayne Static is the only original member of the band (and also, because both frontmen have interesting hair situations). At any rate, original bassist Tony Campos, who also played bass on Prong’s recent album Carved Into […]

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