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Blood Command is a post-hardcore/punk band from Bergen in Norway . The band was started in 2008 by Yngve Andersen (guitar, bass guitar and keyboard) from Jeroan Drive. He brought Silje Tombre on vocals and Sigurd Haakaas on drums. The band was one of the nominees for the Årets Urørt in 2010 and was nominated for the Spellemannprisen for best rock album (Ghostlocks) in 2011. The album also reached across borders; The single Cult of the New Beat was in rotation at BBC and the music magazine Rock Sound praised the band as "Band of the Week". Read more on Last.fm

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Download Festival 2013 – Interviews, Photos, Setlists, Reviews – all our coverage is here

June 19th, 2013

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You know the drill by now. This is the Thrash Hits Festival Splash Page and this is where you’ll find some of the most comprehensive coverage of Download Festival 2013 that you don’t have to pay for. It’s here!

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Interview: Blood Command’s Silje Tombre and Yngve Andersen in London

June 12th, 2013

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Norwegian hardcore quintet, Blood Command are most of the way through their second UK tour. With two albums and a handful of EPs, they’ve flown under the radar until now, but there’s a feeling that that’s about to change.

After playing a superb one-off show at the Old Blue Last in December 2012 (“Our manager told us to. We wanted to build up our English fanbase.” – Andersen), they’re back six months later for this tour and an appearance at Download Festival. It’s not been the easiest road to here, but it’s been a necessary one and now is the right time.

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Live: Blood Command, Flood of Red + Verses @ London Camden Barfly – 07 June 2013

June 10th, 2013

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We’ve been fans of Blood Command for a couple of years now. They’re part of the Norwegian mafia that’s brought us the likes of Kvelertak, Wolves Like Us and Man The Machetes in recent times but these guys appear to be stepping up their onslaught of the UK over recent months. Interesting…

6 things we learnt when we saw Blood Command in Camden:

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Top 6: Metal Bands @ By:Larm 2013

February 11th, 2013

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It appears that Finland is the most metal country in the world, but Norway is unquestionably the home of black metal, which is pretty metal. Norway is also home to By:Larm Festival, which is occurring on 13-16 February in Oslo. It’s a great place for showcasing the finest in fresh Scandinavian talent of all genres, but obviously there’s loads of metal there.

We’d have made a nifty “Thrash Hits goes to By:Larm” header, but we’re not going. However, while you don’t need telling to go and see bands like Blood Command, Turbonegro and Shining, we can still suggest some other bands you should go and see. So…

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The Great Escape 2011: see some good bands in Brighton this weekend

May 11th, 2011

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It’s time for The Great Escape 2011 so we’re off to Brighton for a few days to drink beer and get a dry face and fuzzy ears from watching bands while standing near to a large, salty body of water.

Because TGE is a big thing, there’s not very much metal going on so we thought we’d point out the token gigs of heaviness for you and list all the bands that we think are noteworthy PLUS when and where they’re playing.

There is nothing here that resembles a Turisas song.

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