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by Justin Gaines - Senior Columnist/News Editor – The New Wave of British Heavy Metal (NWOBHM) scene may have gotten most of the attention from fans and the press (and rightly so) back in the early ‘80s, but the heavy metal sound and spirit were certainly not confined to the UK. Sweden, [...]
by Justin Gaines - Senior Columnist/News Editor – The New Wave of British Heavy Metal (NWOBHM) scene may have gotten most of the attention from fans and the press (and rightly so) back in the early ‘80s, but the heavy metal sound and spirit were certainly not confined to the UK. Sweden, [...]
During the 80′s you could count the number of prominent Swiss metal bands on one hand, but that didn’t mean there weren’t a plethora of bands trying to fight for their shot at international stardom like CELTIC FROST and CORONER had already achieved. SULTAN were one those [...]
by Justin Gaines - Senior Columnist/News Editor – The second wave of Divebomb Records’ new Bootcamp series is here, and unlike the first wave, which focused on bands from decades past, this wave puts the spotlight on new bands whose demo releases didn’t get the attention they deserved. [...]
Few bands survived the rapid decline of thrash metal in the early 90′s, but not only did Australia’s ADDICTIVE soldier on, they released a superb slab of classic speed metal against all odds. Following up their raw, yet impressive 1989 debut album, Pity Of Man, the band enlisted Ozzy [...]
by Justin Gaines - Senior Columnist/News Editor – The second wave of Divebomb Records’ new Bootcamp series is here, and unlike the first wave, which focused on bands from decades past, this wave puts the spotlight on new bands whose demos or self-released material didn’t get the attention [...]
by Justin Gaines - Senior Columnist/News Editor – The second wave of Divebomb Records’ new Bootcamp series is here, and unlike the first wave, which focused on bands from decades past, this wave puts the spotlight on new bands whose demo releases didn’t get the attention they deserved. [...]
by Justin Gaines - Senior Columnist/News Editor – The second wave of Divebomb Records’ new Bootcamp series is here, and unlike the first wave, which focused on bands from decades past, this wave puts the spotlight on new bands whose demo releases didn’t get the attention they deserved. [...]
by Justin Gaines - News Editor/Senior Columnist – The fourth vintage band to be spotlighted by Divebomb Records’ new Bootcamp series (which focuses on overlooked and forgotten demos, both new and old), is Weapons, a thrash metal unit out of Maine (of all places) that was active in the late [...]
by Justin Gaines - News Editor/Senior Columnist – The fifth and final band in the first wave of Divebomb Records’ new Bootcamp series, which focuses on overlooked and forgotten demos, both new and old, is Los Angeles-based progressive thrashers Ministers of Anger. The band, which was active [...]
Not only is PICTURE the first heavy metal band to come out of the Netherlands, they’ve also entered their 33rd year of existence and show no signs of slowing down. In fact, 2014 will see the band hitting US shores for the first time ever and Divebomb Records is proud to be reissuing the band’s [...]
by Justin Gaines - Senior Columnist/News Editor – The third vintage band to be spotlighted by Divebomb Records’ new Bootcamp series (which focuses on overlooked and forgotten demos, both new and old), is Long Island NY-based Firstrike (not to be confused with Firstryke or any of the First [...]
by Justin Gaines - Senior Columnist/News Editor – The second band to be spotlighted by Divebomb Records’ new Bootcamp series (which focuses on overlooked and forgotten demos, both new and old), is UK-based Inner Sanctum. Given past reissues, Divebomb’s appreciation for the UK thrash scene [...]
by Justin Gaines - Senior Columnist/News Editor – The first band in the Divebomb label’s new Bootcamp series, which spotlights overlooked and forgotten demos (both new and old), is Dallas-based power metal band Manta Ray. The band was formed at the end of the ‘80s by singer/guitarist [...]
Guitarist/Vocalist, David Clemmons, is possibly best known in the metal world as a key member of progressive upstarts, Damn The Machine, but before hooking up with the Poland brothers he had a remarkable project all unto himself. Essentially, MINISTERS OF ANGER was a two man wrecking crew as David [...]
Divebomb Records has released a free 18 track sampler from their new Bootcamp series. It’s available for streaming, encoding players for websites and download here: http://tribunalrecords.bandcamp.com/album/divebomb-bootcamp-2013-digital-sampler This past October, Divebomb Records unveiled [...]
by Justin Gaines - Senior Columnist/News Editor – Originally released in 1989, The Work of Idle Hands was the debut album from UK thrash metal band Slammer. The band was a lesser known player in a lesser known scene, but their music was certainly up to the standards of their American and [...]
by Justin Gaines - Senior Columnist/News Editor – Hailing from the Czech Republic, pogressive/technical death metal band Mindwork released their debut album, titled Into the Swirl, in 2009. This previously self-released album went mostly unnoticed, but has been newly reissued here in the US [...]
by Justin Gaines - Senior Columnist/News Editor – Eterea is album number two from Mindwork, a progressive/technical death metal band from the Czech Republic. Originally self-released in 2012, Eterea (as well as Mindwork’s 2009 debut Into the Swirl) has been newly issued here in the States [...]
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