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Album: The Hell – Groovehammer

July 14th, 2014

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The Hell
Groovehammer
Prosthetic Records
07 July 2014

by Gavin Lloyd

For those unaware The Hell first emerged at the tail end of last year. An album of snotty, down tuned, aggro punk loaded with swearing released for free. Tongues soon started wagging as to who these mystery men actually were, the addition of a few familiar faces on the album cover only bolstered interest, and they soon became the hype band of the month, with various industry folk tweeting hyperbole over them.

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Album: Whitechapel – Our Endless War

April 28th, 2014

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Whitechapel
Our Endless War
Metal Blade
28 April 2014

by David Keevill

It would’ve be more apt if Whitechapel had called their new album Our Endless Uphill Struggle. Their credibility within the saturated genre of deathcore depends upon them churning out consistent-sounding music to one of metal’s most unrelenting and demanding scenes. This album – their fifth studio album in 8 years – will be lavished with praise by their fans for doing just that, but why should anyone with a peripheral interest in the genre care?

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Album: Carnifex – Die Without Hope

January 22nd, 2014

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Carnifex
Die Without Hope
Nuclear Blast
03 March 2014

by Gavin Lloyd

Let’s get one thing straight: metal is silly. Come on, it is. Right now, bickering online over the best Pig Destroyer album or what brand of face paint makes the best corpse paint might seem very important, but in time all you greebos will look back at yourselves and laugh at how ridiculous it all is. Well, I hope so anyway.

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Live: Emmure, Chelsea Grin + Atilla @ London Islington Academy – 12 April 2013

April 17th, 2013

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Some of us here at Thrash Hits are card-carrying members of the #NoFunClub. Thankfully, Tom ‘You Are Not Better Than Pop Music‘ Doyle isn’t one of them. That’s why we sent him to watch Emmure, Chelsea Grin and Atilla when The Mosh Lives tour came to London last week.

Six Things we learned when we saw The Mosh Lives tour in London:

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Album: Terror – Live By The Code

April 10th, 2013

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Terror
Live By The Code
Century Media
08 April 2013

by Rob McAuslan

The last decade or so has been punctuated by a stream of (more or less) reliably-decent Terror records, to the point where you could almost pick up a new one without bothering much about reading reviews. Is Live By The Code likely to be any different?

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