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Avenger

Avenger image provided by Last.fm Biography from Last.fm

There are at least 6 bands of this name:


1)A NWOBHM band from Newcastle, released "Blood Sports" in 1984, and "Killer Elite" in 1985. They reformed in 2005 under the name Avenger UK.

2) Sanjeewa Chandrasiri, Trance producer based in New Rochelle, New York, signed to Armin Van Buuren's A State of Trance label

3) Avenger was Heavy/Speed Metal Band from Germany. During 1983-86 they released an Album (Prayers of Steel), an EP and 4 Demos under this name. In 1986 they changed their name to Rage. Read more on Last.fm

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Sunday Slaylist: Hammerfest IV – The Hammer of Thor

March 11th, 2012

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This time next week, our intrepid representatives at Hammerfest IV – The Hammer of Thor, will be slowly trying to recover from a weekend where the level of attention paid to the many heavy metal bands playing is directly (and inversely) proportional to the levels of booze being imbibed by them. How do we know they’ll be getting smashed rather than getting their mosh on? Well, because even if you headline your event with Anthrax and Skindred, we know for a fact that whenever more than one Thrash Hits contributor ends up in the same room at Pontin’s in Prestatyn, someone ends up puking. That’s not us trying to sound like a bunch of lads-on-tour kerrrrayyyzzzyy drunks either – that’s the raw statistics of Hammerfest talking.

In any case, we figured we’d put together a Hammerfest-themed Spotify Slaylist to start getting them in the mood nice and early.

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