It’s time for another Thrash Hits festival splash page – and this time it’s for Hammerfest. All of our Hammerfest 2013 coverage from the weekend will be linked to on this here post, so make sure you bookmark it as it’s all you’re going to need. Yep. That means individual band coverage (photos, setlists and maybe even some reviews), all the dodgy rumours and awful gossip our man David Keevill overhears, and every single photo of Wales-based debauchery that Gary Wolstenholme and Jenn McCambridge snap will be here.
Sacred Mother Tongue
To survive amid the wild and ever-changing environs of the modern metal scene, staying power is an absolutely essential characteristic. While many of today’s biggest (and most shamelessly hyped) bands are already treading water and sounding like yesterday’s news, Sacred Mother Tongue are standing on the brink of a major breakthrough as they prepare to unleash their glorious second studio album Out Of The Darkness.
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Sacred Mother Tongue on Thrash Hits
March 14th, 2013
Day 1 of Hammerfest is traditionally the “quietest” day (i.e., the night with the fewest bands). That didn’t stop our man David Keevill from getting stuck in though….
6 things we learned on Day 1 of Hammerfest V:
March 14th, 2013
February 18th, 2013
Bloody heck, that’s an awful lot of new bands to add all at once. Not that we’re complaining, mind you – the less inane line-up announcement news pieces we have to try to find new and inventive intros to write for is always a welcome development here at Thrash Hits. You can check the full list of additions to the Download Festival 2013 line-up after the jump.
September 5th, 2012
The new EP from ace British metallers Sacred Mother Tongue was released on Monday and they’re playing a one-off gig in London on Monday 10 September 2012. We’ve got a pair of tickets to give away as well as a copy of A Light Shines AND you get to meet the band at the gig. This is a competition.
July 18th, 2012
It’s been a little longer than normal between podcasts, and it’s for one simple reason – we’ve been to so many gigs since the last podcast that we simply haven’t found the time to be in the same room for long enough to record an episode. Handily, that’s the inspiration for the main topic of conversation on this week’s episode – just what is it that makes a gig great?
Did any of the gigs we’ve been too recently – including Faith No More, Pearl Jam, Baroness, Monuments, Kerouac and Sacred Mother Tongue to name but a few – made the grade as “classic” gigs? Raz and Hugh debate this question, as well as going over their all-time favourite shows.
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July 2nd, 2012
This week is turning out to be quite a good one as far as free metal shows go – at least if you happen to live in London. Not only have we got Evile’s charity show in aid of the British Lung Foundation at the OBL tomorrow, but Sacred Mother Tongue are also putting on a free show at the Intrepid Fox on Thursday. Get in!
April 28th, 2011
April 15th, 2011
Yeah, that’s right, you heard – Sacred Mother Tongue, are kicking off their 13-date April/May tour TONIGHT in Milton Keynes. Over the next few weeks they’ll be demonstrating just why we’re proud to be sponsoring the entire tour as it works its way up and down the length and breadth of England.
March 17th, 2011
Earlier this week, Northampton metallers, Sacred Mother Tongue, checked in from the studio where they’re busy at work on their as-yet-untitled second album. It’s yet a further excuse for us to get a bit too at the prospect of the band’s forthcoming Thrash Hits-sponsored 13-date UK tour this coming April and May.