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by Justin Gaines – Senior Columnist — Originally released in 1993, Nothing Lasts Forever was the third album from Swiss Thrash Metal band Poltergeist. Now, you might have just read “Swiss” and “Thrash” and went directly to Coroner, but Poltergeist was actually closer (in both [...]
by Justin Gaines – Senior Columnist — Originally self-released in 1986 (then remixed and reissued in 1989), Take the World By Storm was the debut album from Minneapolis-based Glam Metal band Slave Raider. The term “cult classic” gets tossed around pretty freely, but in Slave [...]
by Justin Gaines – Senior Columnist — Dutch Heavy Metal band Exises made their debut in 1986 with this self-titled release on the Megaton label. This is a band that ran in the same circles as Picture, Bodine and Highway Chile, but never really emerged from the underground. This, despite [...]
by Justin Gaines – Senior Columnist — Originally released in 1991, Second Coming is the – you guessed it – second album from Swedish glam metal band Shotgun Messiah. The band, which was more or less Sweden’s answer to the Hollywood hair metal scene, made a major splash with their [...]
by Justin Gaines – Senior Columnist — Swedish glam metal band Shotgun Messiah made their debut in 1989 with this self-titled release. The band, which was more or less Sweden’s answer to the Hollywood hair metal scene, was originally known as Kingpin and featured vocalist Zinny Zan [...]
The Divebomb Records label is celebrating summer with some free music. They have announced the release of two digital samplers full of new and classic bands. The first volume features 25 tracks, of which all (at the moment) are unreleased in physical form. Featuring preview tracks from WILD DOGS, [...]
ERADIKATOR are a four piece thrash metal band from Birmingham, England, the birthplace of heavy metal monsters such as BLACK SABBATH, JUDAS PRIEST and NAPALM DEATH. No strangers to Divebomb Records, ERADIKATOR have returned to the label after the successful release of their debut album, Dystopia, [...]
Detroit’s WULFHOOK join Divebomb Records roster and will see the release of their debut album, The Impaler, on July 17th, 2015. WULFHOOK, having formed in 2009, is a five piece American heavy metal band from Detroit, Michigan. They have impressively self-financed three remarkable demos [...]
JUDICATOR have joined the Divebomb Records roster and will see the release of their third album, At The Expense Of Humanity, on July 17th, 2015. JUDICATOR’s third release, At The Expense Of Humanity, is a progressive power metal concept album about singer John Yelland’s brother who passed away [...]
After working practically non-stop for eleven years, which included rehearsing 2-3 times a week, 800+ shows in 20+ states and well over 10,000 CDs sold on six continents, upstate New York pure American Metal band, ENERTIA was at a crossroads. After spending in excess of $25k recording their fourth [...]
by Justin Gaines – Senior Columnist/News Editor — Originally released in 1988, What Do You Know About Rock ‘n Roll? was the second album from Minneapolis-based glam metal band Slave Raider. The term “cult classic” gets tossed around pretty freely, but in Slave Raider’s case it [...]
Divebomb Records has announced the release of the reissue of the self-titled debut from EXISES. EXISES’ roots go as far back as 1978, but it took six years for the lineup featured on their stellar eponymous 1986 debut album to take shape. Opting not to follow in the footsteps of such Dutch [...]
by Justin Gaines – Senior Columnist/News Editor — For the latest installment in their Bootcamp series, which spotlights overlooked bands with only demo or self-released material, the Divebomb label has set its sights on Enertia, an overlooked American band that emerged in the mid 1990s [...]
by Justin Gaines – Senior Columnist/News Editor — Originally released in 1988, The Voice of the Cult was the fourth studio album from Chastain, the band formed by guitar wizard David T. Chastain and featuring powerhouse female vocalist Leather Leone. This was also the second Chastain [...]
by Justin Gaines – Senior Columnist/News Editor — Originally released in 1987, The 7th of Never was the third studio album from Chastain, the band formed by guitar wizard David T. Chastain and featuring powerhouse female vocalist Leather Leone. This was also the first album Chastain [...]
by Justin Gaines – Senior Columnist — The Divebomb label is back with a new wave in its Bootcamp series, which spotlights overlooked demo releases, both new and old. This time they’ve set their sights on Azrael, a short-lived thrash metal band from the Florida scene in the late [...]
by Justin Gaines – Senior Columnist — It’s been more than two decades since the release of Screams and Whispers, the final album from the criminally overlooked progressive thrash band Anacrusis. The band’s recent reunion gave fans hope for a new album, but that reunion [...]
by Justin Gaines – Senior Columnist/News Editor — When you think of the wave of melodic death metal that swept out of Europe in the mid to late ’90s, it’s usually the big Swedish bands – At the Gates, In Flames and Dark Tranquillity – that come to mind. But while those [...]
by Justin Gaines – Senior Columnist — The Divebomb label has reissued some interesting demo releases, both new and old, as part of their Bootcamp series, but this may be the best thing they’ve unearthed to date. Way before they became one of the more innovative bands to emerge from [...]
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