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Live: Machine Head + Bring Me The Horizon @ London Wembley Arena – 03 December 2011

December 13th, 2011

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These are certainly exciting times for Machine Head. They managed to follow up The Blackening with an equally stunning record, which penetrated many lists as a highlight of heavy metal in 2011 including our very own Thrash Hits Top 20. Tonight they play Wembley Arena, not as second fiddle to the likes of Metallica or Slipknot, but as headliners in their own right. Hopefully…

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Album: Darkest Hour – The Human Romance

February 1st, 2011

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Darkest Hour
The Human Romance
Century Media
07 March 2011

by Tomas Doyle

Dear Thrash Hits readers, its confession time, and it’s a big one… When I was growing up, I wasn’t actually really into metal at all. Mine was a adolescence dominated by the likes of Greenday and Pennywise. Latterly I was introduced to harder sounds by the raucous East Coast hardcore of bands like Sick of it All and Ensign, but throughout it all I remained a resolutely punk rock kid. You see I (naively) viewed punk as being an important counter-culture for the politically aware youth, while metal was an also-ran for smelly middle aged men and meatheads with shit haircuts.

One band changed all this for good however. That band was Darkest Hour.

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Through The Eyes Of A Beerholder – Metal Mark in Atlanta

July 1st, 2009

After his debut Thrash Hits column last month, Metal Mark from SkullsNBones.com is back to tell us what’s been shaking over the pond in Atlanta these last four weeks.

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What’s going on metalheads? The past month has been full of shows in Atlanta. Now my wallet is empty, and there is more PBR in my body than water.  This month started out with the awesome Summer Slaughter tour at The Masquerade in Atlanta.  The tour lineup was insane, with bands like Necrophagist, Suffocation, Dying Fetus, Origin, and Beneath The Massacre destroying the stage.

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The Month In Metal: May 2009

May 1st, 2009

Not sure what you should be getting up to in the next four weeks when you’re not dodging outbreaks of Swine Flu? Thrash Hits has some recommendations.

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Sweet Drunken Bank Holidays ahoy! That’s what we like best about May – two four-day weeks, and two three-day weekends. They’re the perfect excuse to do even less work and spend even more time eating, drinking, listening, watching, and shoving metal into every orifice we’ve got going. We’ve picked 3 albums, 3 tours, and 3 events to help you select when, where and how you choose to stuff yours.

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