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Slayer - Hell Awaits

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Slayer - Hell Awaits

There was a time – long ago or not – that Thrash ruled the world. Be it the British standards set by VENOM, the explicit musical burst of tons of bands from the Bay Area, San Francisco region (METALLICA, EXODUS etc) or the German assaults by the holy triangle of SODOM, DESTRUCTION and KREATOR, these extreme (back then) sub-genre served the hunger of countless Metal fans who wanted something more aggressive, blasphemous and nonconforming. Keep in mind that we’re talking about the early days (1981 - 1985) with the genesis of Thrash and the initial spawn thrown for this ugly baby to rise and eat the globe in the years that followed. And somewhere over there we were introduced to SLAYER

Written by Grigoris Chronis Thursday, 06 June 2013 20:03

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Savage - Loose ‘n’ Lethal

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Savage - Loose 'n' Lethal

SAVAGE were formed in Mansfield, England in the mid-70s but did not come to release any stuff until 1983, a year when “Loose ‘n’ Lethal” was unleashed via ‘cult’ NWOBHM label Ebony Records. I could easily say this is the best release by this label but then we would miss some more important facts regarding this old band whose status is still active to this day, with a brand new album called “Sons Of Malice” that’s probably a nice companion to every fan of classic British Metal. But let’s go back to the early 80s…

Written by Grigoris Chronis Sunday, 14 April 2013 21:09

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Exciter - Heavy Metal Maniac

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Exciter - Heavy Metal Maniac

…Going to make you sweat,
Going to make you burn
Heavy Metal thunder’s rising fast
You got to take your turn…”

Written by Grigoris Chronis Thursday, 28 March 2013 21:39

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Diamond Head - Lightning To The Nations

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Diamond Head - Lightning To The Nations

What are the odds of having a completely unknown band releasing a private LP after a couple of demo and 7” single efforts and eventually not only becoming known as one of the most inspiring bands of a whole movement but also among the godfathers of a whole knew Metal genre? Well, we have the following words here to place in order:

Written by Grigoris Chronis Saturday, 23 February 2013 07:35

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