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“What is Metal?”, by Dale Butler from Malefice

June 28th, 2012

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Earlier this year, we were minding our own business over on Twitter when we notice Dale Butler from Malefice kicking up a rage over the attitudes of certain quarters of the UK metal scene. Never ones to turn down the opportunity for some good ol’ fashioned shit-stirring, we dropped Dale an email and asked him whether he fancied writing about what had got him so angry with a few more words than 140 characters would allow. Take it away, Dale….

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Live: The Bamboozle Festival @ Asbury Park, NJ – 18-20 May 2012

May 23rd, 2012

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It’s nice having a genuine fist-pumping, bridge and tunnel New Jersey boy in our ranks. That Dan Pelic is one of our writers means that we can review things like The Bamboozle Festival with ease. Foo Fighters, Bon Jovi and… Skrillex headline the three-day event and it’s on A BEACH. Cool.

WARNING: Dan’s in a bad mood.

Six things we noticed at the “scene-est” of all music festivals in Asbury Park, NJ

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Interview: Doc Coyle from God Forbid on getting old, recording without a plan, and what makes their album, Equilibrium, better than the rubbish film of the same name

May 17th, 2012

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If you asked us to put together a list of the most genuine, the coolest, and generally most all-round solid dudes that we’d interviewed here at Thrash Hits, then Doc Coyle, guitarist from God Forbid, would be right there at the top. When we chatted to him a few years ago at Download, he put up with our amateur-hour questioning like a pro, and when we sent him an email the other day with a load of snide questions about Equilibrium, his band’s recently-released sixth studio album, he once again took it all in his stride. Doc, sir, as far as Thrash Hits is concerned, you’re one of the good guys.

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Album: Suicide Silence – The Black Crown

July 7th, 2011

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Suicide Silence
The Black Crown
Century Media
18 July 2011

by Andy Parker

During the creation of The Black CrownSuicide Silence have been talking a lot about their decision to ditching many of the digital processes used by their previous producer, Machine. This time around they have instead teamed up with Steve Evett (Dillinger Escape Plan, Architects) to create an album that closer reflects the sound of their live performances. That decisions has paid-off by the truckload.

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