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XENTRIX ARE BACK!

  UK thrashers Xentrix  have reunited for a mini-tour alongside Kreator and Evile, with a follow up to 1996’s Scourge album also in the pipeline.   With frontman Chris Astley finally agreeing to a reunion, live and in the studio, one of Britain’s premium thrash covens are back in...

VOIVOD CANCELS SHOWS DUE TO ILLNESS

Prog/thrash titans Voivod have recently announced the cancellation of their scheduled February and March shows due to vocalist Denis “Snake” Belanger undergoing treatment for diverticulitis.  Commenting on the cancellations, the band stated “Voivod has had to postpone any shows for the...

WARBEAST ANNOUNCES FILL-IN BASSIST FOR GWAR TOUR

Texas based thrash band Warbeast has announced that Casey Orr (Rigor Mortis/ex-GWAR) fill handle all bass duties for the band’s upcoming North American dates, including their CD release show and the trek supporting GWAR.  This string of dates, entitled the “Fate or Chaos Tour,” is...

LOMBARDO KICKED OFF SLAYER OZ-TOUR

Continuing this deluge of original-drummer-injustice is Slayer sticksman Dave Lombardo, who has allegedly been kicked off the thrash legends’ tour of Australia, scheduled for late February.   The troubled and “shocked” drummer published a lengthy statement on his Facebook page. Read it...

VOMITORY TO DISBAND BY THE END OF 2013

Swedish brutal death metal crew Vomitory have announced that they will be calling it quits by the end of 2013, after a 24 year streak of annihilating eardrums. A statement on the band’s official site comments:   “After 24 years, eight albums and hundreds of live shows across 30 countries, we...

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