Thrash Hits

Watain

Watain image provided by Last.fm Biography from Last.fm

Watain is a Swedish Black Metal band, formed in Uppsala, Sweden in 1998. To date they have released six full-length albums, as well as three live albums and a number of demos and EPs. Their most recent album Trident Wolf Eclipse was released on January 5, 2018 through Century Media. The band have become infamous for their Satanist views, their live shows which involve pyrotechnics, animal carcasses, as well as a show in Boston in which they doused audience members in animal blood. Read more on Last.fm

Watain on Thrash Hits

Sonisphere Festival 2011: Interviews, Photos, Setlists – it’s all here

July 27th, 2011

Sonisphere festival 2011 knebworth united kingdom logo globe 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 Sonisphere Festival 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. Individual band coverage (interviews, photos, setlists and some tiny reviews), rumours, drinking games, stage times, dodgy photos of as many sexy ladies in various states of safe-for-work undress as we can legitimately get away with? It’s all here.

[Read more →]

Live: Watain @ Camden Underworld, Monday 27 September 2010

October 1st, 2010

What better way could you pass a Monday night than in a stinking darkened room watching the most evil of black metal? Or at least that’s what Tom Dare thinks, which is why he went along to catch Watain in London.

A crowd queuing quietly in Camden late on a miserable Monday afternoon is nothing unusual, and nor is the atmosphere. If you happened to be walking past, you would probably assume it was a relatively popular but unspectacular British band playing tonight – there are no chants of band names, no random shouts of, “Slayer!” And no one band dominates the black tshirts the fans are sporting. Nothing you would have seen could hint at the phenomenon that would emerge on stage later, when Watain reinforce their claim to be the lead pack of the black metal wolves.

[Read more →]

Tags

Album: Watain – Lawless Darkness

June 9th, 2010

Watain
Lawless Darkness
Season of Mist
07 June 2010

by Tom Dare

Following the release of their last two records, evil Swedes Watain have managed to become one of the most hyped bands within their world. Given the effortless brilliance of Lawless Darkness, the band’s fourth studio album, they feel absolutely no pressure despite the nearly insurmountable expectations – either that or they simply do not care about what other people think.

[Read more →]

Tags
Bands