Thrash Hits

Shai Hulud

Shai Hulud image provided by Last.fm Biography from Last.fm

Shai Hulud is a metal/hardcore band originally formed in Pompano Beach, Florida, the band later moved up to Poughkeepsie, New York.

History

Matt Fox (guitar) and Dave Silber (Bass) formed Shai Hulud in 1995 with Damien Moyal on vocals, Jason Lederman on drums, and Oliver Chapoy on guitar. "Matt was playing in several other kinds of bands like rock bands and they just wanted to play some hardcore" says former bassist Jared Allen. However, things with Jason Lederman didn't work out and the band began to look for a new drummer. Read more on Last.fm

Shai Hulud on Thrash Hits

Live: Propagandhi, Comeback Kid + Shai Hulud @ London Electric Ballroom – 17 April 2013

April 19th, 2013

Propagandhi 2012 promo photo Thrash Hits

Propagandhi, Comeback Kid and Shai Hulud playing on the same bill is as good a punk line-up as 2013 gigs are likely to see. With that in mind, we sent Tom ‘You Are Not Better Than Pop Music‘ Doyle along to review said line-up when it came to London earlier this week.

Six Things we learned when we saw Propagandhi headline in London:

[Read more →]

Tags

Album: Shai Hulud – Reach Beyond the Sun

February 26th, 2013

Shai Hulud 2013 promo photo Thrash Hits

Shai Hulud
Reach Beyond The Sun
Metal Blade
19 February 2013

by Tomas Doyle

There is much to be said for judging art independently of reputation, the blind tasting that lets you make your decisions based on what is there, not what your expectation teaches you to pre-empt. It is both a curse and a blessing for a long-lived band with a powerful legacy that people will rarely asses their latest offering on it’s own merit, it will invariably be seen as part of and subsumed into an epoch, compared as ‘not as good as xxx’ or ‘better than the last album xxx’. More or less every review you will read of Shai Hulud’s new albumwill make mention of their truly brilliant back catalogue, their position as one of the defining melodic metallic hardcore bands of the last fifteen years, and even the fact that one of New Found Glory is backing doing vocals for them.

So let’s not do any of that – let’s listen to Shai Hulud like they are fresh faced kids out promoting their first record; it’ll be more fun that way.

[Read more →]

Tags