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Two Bands go by the name Benediction:

1) The Birmingham-based death metal band Benediction were formed back in February 1989 around the line-up of Paul Adams (bass), Peter Rew (guitars), Darren Brookes (guitars) and Mark "Barney" Greenway (vocals). With the demo The Dreams You Dread, released in the same year, they drew the interest of Nuclear Blast Records resulting in a record deal. Their first album, Subconscious Terror was released in 1990, followed by the departure of Barney, who joined Napalm Death. Read more on

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Bloodstock Open Air 2012: Interviews, Photos, Setlists – it’s all here

August 18th, 2012

Bloodstock Open Air 2012 Thrash Hits

Is there anything better than a Thrash Hits Festival Splash Page? Yeah, loads of things but you won’t find the best online festival coverage on any of them. You’ll find that right here. All our work from Bloodstock Open 2012 is going be linked to from this page (eventually), so give it a bookmark or just don’t close it, because it’s all you’re going to need. Interviews, photos, setlists, rumours, and who knows? – maybe even some tiny reviews – it’s all here. [Read more →]

Bloodstock Open Air 2012: Benediction @ Ronnie James Dio Stage – 11 August 2012

August 13th, 2012

Benediction at Bloodstock Open Air 2012 by Gary Wolstenholme Thrash Hits

If playing Bloodstock Open Air on crutches wasn’t an impressive enough feat all on its own, Dave Hunt went one better. He didn’t just play one set on crutches at Bloodstock Open Air 2012, but two – the first of which being fronting Benediction opening the main stage on Saturday morning. We’d have to wait till Sunday night before he returned with Anaal Nathrakh….

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