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Nightkin

Possessed of a significant pedigree and a seemingly endless reservoir of killer riffs, the mostly Michigan-based Nightkin can be a death steel band that shaped in 2012. The bandmembers — vocalist Mike “Gunface” McKenzie from the Crimson Chord, former Dark Dahlia Murder guitarist Dave Lock and drummer Zach Gibson, and …

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Havok

Inspired with the burgeoning American thrash steel revival from the mid ‘2000s, Denver, Colorado’s Havok set up in 2004, and proceeded to ply their backward-looking operate via a group of self-financed produces: a 2005 demo, a 2006 one, and a 2007 EP, curiously called Pwn ’em All. These initiatives duly …

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Tonic Breed

A decibel-crushing Norwegian metallic unit having a deep respect for vintage Bay Region Thrash, Tonic Breed of dog invokes titles like Forbidden, Heathen, Testament, and early Metallica. Created in 2007 in the town of Sarpsborg by Bjørn Myhren and Patrik Svendsen beneath the name Roadkill, the music group underwent some …

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Gypsyhawk

Created in 2008 round the talents of previous Skeletonwitch bassist/vocalist Eric Harris, drummer Joe Fabio and guitarists Andrew Packer and Scotty Conant, Pasadena, California-based hard rockers GypsyHawk’s retro-metal assault, filled with dual prospects, infectious melodies, dream artwork and copious levels of solos, discovered a keen local audience almost immediately. The …

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Vektor

A punishing progressive thrash metallic device based out Philadelphia, the seed products for Vektor were sewn in Tempe, Az in 2002 by frontman/guitarist David DiSanto. In the beginning operating beneath the moniker Locrian, the music group officially morphed into Vektor in 2004, and quickly became among the leading lamps in …

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Lightning Swords of Death

Southern California’s Lightning Swords of Loss of life were forged in 2003, given birth to of the pact between vocalist Autarch (aka Farron Loathing), guitarist Roskva (Jeremy Stramaglio), and bassist Menno (only Menno) to lay down waste materials to humanity via the occult science of dark metal. And they also …

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Assaulter

Sydney, Australia’s Assaulter were founded in 2004 by vocalist/guitarist/bassist Simon Berserker (of Destroyer 666 popularity), who have proceeded to enlist several visitor drummers for the saving of demos more than the next 2 yrs, before debuting his project’s blackened thrash audio using a 7″ one entitled “Subservience” in 2008. A …

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Goatwhore

Louisiana black steel clothing Goatwhore was formed by singer/guitarist Sammy Duet following break up of his previous music group, Acid Bath. Previous Soilent Green vocalist L. Ben Falgoust II, guitarist Ben Stout, bassist Patrick Bruders, and drummer Zak Nolan finished the lineup, which debuted using the demonstration Serenades towards the …

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Skeletonwitch

Although they came collectively like a band in 2003, the users of Athens, Ohio’s Skeletonwitch draw the majority of their inspiration from artists and music styles born most of two decades previous: namely the undying flame of classic Bay Area thrash; its creative bedrock in the brand new Wave of …

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Rumpelstiltskin Grinder

After forming through the ashes of previously bands Solace within the Shadows, Evil Divine, and XXX Maniac, the members of Pa neo-thrashers Rumpelstiltskin Grinder dared to combine thrash metal and comedy lyrics on the 2005 Relapse Information debut, Buried in leading Yard. Normally, this is a heavy steel no-no (simply …

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