Tag Archives: Possessed

Metal By Numbers 5/29: Rammstein triumph in Amerika

Posted by on May 29, 2019

Metal By Numbers is a weekly column in which we look at the top metal sellers and debuts of the week.   It should come as no surprise that Rammstein’s first album in ten years topped the list this week. It’s #4 in pure album sales and #1 on the Billboard 200, which makes this […]

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Interview: Possessed’s Jeff Becerra on continuing his story that was once cut off “so abruptly”

Posted by on May 28, 2019

Possessed, the band that started it all for death metal as 1985’s Seven Churches and 1986’s Beyond the Gates will remain untouchable. Unfortunately, the group’s career went to a tragic halt shortly after the release of 1987’s EP, Eyes of Horror. In 1989, frontman Jeff Becerra was a victim of a failed armed robbery attempt […]

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Metal By Numbers 5/22: Sammy Hagar comes full circle

Posted by on May 22, 2019

Metal By Numbers is a weekly column in which we look at the top metal sellers and debuts of the week.   I never really had a strong opinion about Van Halen and their various line-up rotations over the years. I know the bigger fans debate all the time about David Lee Roth vs. Sammy […]

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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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