Tag: Thrash Metal

Hordes X Outreach 2022

Hordes X 2022 Outreach

Hordes X Outreach 2022 Since rebranding from Hordes Of Belial, Hordes X has been used as the centre point of a few extra Scottish dates for some of the bands appearing. We call these the “Outreach shows”. The concept is that, when a band comes from other regions to play…

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Flotsam & Jetsam – Blood In The Water (album)

Flotsam & Jetsam - Blood In The Water

Flotsam & Jetsam – Blood In The Water (album) Release date: 04th June 2021||Genre: Thrash metal||Label: AFM Ok, hands up. I am a massive Flotsam & Jetsam fan, so there was almost no chance I wasn’t going to love this. They are one of my all time top bands. I…

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Wratheon – Black Thrash Mass (EP)

Wratheon - Black Thrash Mass

Wratheon – Black Thrash Mass (EP) Release date: 26th March 2021||Genre: Black/thrash metal||Label: Self released An amalgam of black metal and thrash, Black Thrash Mass does exactly what it sounds like it should. Shooting straight down the middle, between the two genres, it temporarily stumbles into melo-death territory every now…

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Monarch – Future Shock (album)

Monarch - Future Shock

Monarch – Future Shock (album) Release date: 16th April 2021||Genre: Thrash/metal||Label: Self released The first notes into Monarch’s upcoming album, Future Shock, really smack a sort of Bill & Ted soundtrack feel into your face. That’s not a dis. Both those OSTs have received many spins over the years. However,…

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Terrorential – Visions (album)

Terrorential - Visions

Terrorential – Visions (album) Release date: 15th March 2021||Genre: Thrash/death||Label: Self released Immediately, and undeniably, Iron Maiden worship is hot on display from the very start of this album. Twiddling and galloping its way through the first track, it is entirely impossible to ignore. It never truly leaves, either, but,…

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The Scorpion Ensemble: Greg Mckenzie-Milne – Threshold Sicks (interview)

The Scorpion Ensemble is 10

Ten years is most definitely considered a long time between an artist’s first two full-length releases. You would have to wonder if a band still existed if they had no new output in that time. Yet, here we are with Threshold Sicks, a couple of line-up changes and a decade…

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Sacred Reich reissues classic albums

Sacred Reich re-issues

Sacred Reich reissues classic albums Now more than ever, it seems, the world need Sacred Reich. Their outspoken position on the riots at Capitol Hill have put them at odds with some (former) fans who, we have to guess, just didn’t get the lyrics. Even in the very beginning “Death…

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Albums Of The Months 2020

Albums Of The Months 2020

Albums Of The Months 2020 If you’re familiar with the old Slow Dragon Music site, you’ll know what the deal is with Albums Of The Months 2020. For those who don’t, the basic premise is that, instead of a straight up pick of all releases throughout the entire year, we…

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Dragon Fire: Moonspell, Niklas Sundin, Cult Of Luna, & more

Moonspell Niklas Sundin

Dragon Fire: Moonspell, Niklas Sundin, Cult Of Luna and  more – 18||12||20  In the run-up to their 30th anniversary, Moonspell are in the depths of a new album. To celebrate, they recently released a video for Common Prayers. Their previous video, The Greater Good, was deemed a little too much…

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Harlott – Detritus Of The Final Age (album)

Harlott - Detritus Of The Final Age

Harlott – Detritus Of The Final Age (album) Release date: 13th November 2020||Genre: Thrash metal||Label: Metal Blade Existing fans will already be aware Harlott are simply fantastic! There you go! Review done! As you may know, however, I am a gobshite, who could talk nonsense about heavy music for days,…

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