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Album: The Eyes of a Traitor – Breathless

July 29th, 2010

The Eyes of a Traitor
Breathless
Listenable Records
12 July 2010

by Tomas Doyle

This is what I’m talkin’ ’bout!!! There is nothing that pleases me more in the world that sticking on a ferociously played, solidly written and passionately conceived record – especially when the record in question comes from The Eyes of a Traitor, a young band hitting their stride in inspiring fashion.

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Live + Photos: Offset Festival – 05 September 2009

September 14th, 2009

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Everyone here at Thrash Hits was beyond pleased with the line-up for the first-ever stage we’ve sponsored at a festival – the functionally-titled Hardcore Stage at Offset 2009. We so so damned chuffed that we didn’t bother to watch any other stage all weekend. Yeah, it kicked ass.

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Photos: Gojira & The Eyes Of A Traitor @ Sheffield Corporation – 13 March 2009

March 23rd, 2009

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After giving their latest album, The Way Of All Flesh full marks late in 2008, it’s not exactly a revelation that we’re quite fond of the French death metal monsters, Gojira.

In fact, we’ll go as far as to call them Gojiramazing and suggest that the OED incorporate that into their next edition because seeing as the Bayonne quartet have raised the bar for every other metal band out there, we’re incorporating the word into our own vernacular, here at Thrash Hits.

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2008 into 2009: Evita

December 28th, 2008

Bristol metallers, Evita, are currently off recording their debut album in preparation for touring their balls off in 2009. We caught up with guitarist, Daniel Cranney, to see how 2008 was for them.

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What was your highlight of 2008?
It was a really good year in general; we had a lot of fun and met some great people. It amazing signing to Basick Records, going on tour in Europe in August, and going into the studio to record our debut album.

What’s the worst thing that happened to you in 2008?
We bought a new van (called Hamish), and in died within 2 months, so it was a pretty massive waste of money. Also, we were driving back from Leeds in our mate’s car and the wheel came off on the motorway when we were going 70mph. That was pretty scary. [Read more →]

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2008 into 2009: The Arusha Accord

December 17th, 2008

Another young British band from the Basick records stable is The Arusha Accord. Hailing from Reading, Paul Green is vocalist for the Home Counties metallers.

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What was your highlight of 2008?
Releasing Nightmares Of The Ocean, the feature in Kerrang!, Ghostfest… there’s been a lot of really amazing things happen. We’ve also met some awesome bands this year, who have made life a lot more comfortable for us and we’ve made a lot of new friends. I guess that’s my highlight of 2008.

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