We’re at the mercy of modern technology for this episode of the Thrash Hits Podcast – Raz has decamped to the USA for a few weeks for SXSW and some California sunshine, leaving the rest of us here in miserable old England. With possibly the dodgiest Skype connection imaginable, Hugh and Raz discuss how SXSW has changed over the years, as well as speculating on how two very different kinds of hype affect bands – that currently being felt by Ghost (or Ghost BC, if you’re an American) and the kind that surrounds Uncle Acid & The Deadbeats.
Hammer Of The Gods
There are two bands called Hammer Of The Gods
1) This supergroup formed by Mike Portnoy is a cover band tribute to Led Zeppelin.
Mike Portnoy - drums (Dream Theater)
Paul Gilbert - guitar (Mr. Big)
Dave LaRue - bass (Dixie Dregs)
Daniel Gildenlow - vocals (Pain of Salvation, ex-The Flower Kings)
2) A metal band from the UK, the band gained reputation after playing live shows in 2011 supporting Crowbar. Read more on Last.fm
Hammer Of The Gods on Thrash Hits
March 25th, 2013
August 27th, 2011
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 2011 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 →]
August 14th, 2011
Hammer Of The Gods might dress up like the gods of ancient Greece, but how many of you knew that Winterfylleth’s Chris Naughton moonlights as a member of the band? Thrash Hits – teaching you all the best (pointless) metal trivia.