The fifth annual Calgary Metalfest takes place September 14-17, 2016, culminating in an arena show loaded with classic Canadian thrash. This might not be…
Hellbound Metal: “A day later than usual, but here is Sunday night’s playlist! We had all three hosts in on the show on Sunday night – for at least 20 minutes at the same time even. Sean was late getting to the show and Albert needed to leave early, so we only had all the team in for a little bit but it was a good show regardless.”
Hellbound Metal: “Two weeks in a row! That must be some kind of record around here. Truth be told, last night’s show was more of a solo mission than a group effort. Sean was still down in Port Dover, ON celebrating Father’s Day with his pops and Albert is currently on call for a film he is doing extra work on, so this show was done entirely by Mr. Kevi Metal himself. No surprise then that, for the most part, everything on this show is essentially new releases, as KSP likes to keep it current. Anyway, here’s what was heard on last night’s show…”
“Predictably, Toxic Holocaust delivered on the challenge laid down by Inepsy. Their set was a riot — pure, dirty thrash glee. The band are touring to support new album Conjure and Command, an excellent full-length with no pretensions and profoundly catchy songs.”
Natalie Zed reviews the August 21st Toronto performance by TOXIC HOLOCAUST, INEPSY, HOLY GRAIL and KOMMANDO at the Annex Wreckroom. Live photos by Albert Mansour.
Simply put, Conjure and Command is Joel Grind at his most vicious and it’s Toxic Holocaust’s most noticeable album to date. Whatever’s pissing this dude off we’re lucky to be reaping all the benefits.
Essentially, Stillbirth Of A Nation is everything current acts such as Municipal Waste, Toxic Holocaust and other thrash-aping act wish they could be without so much as ruffling their denim-covered leather.
What is the best thing Entombed has done since Wolverine Blues? It’s Seattle, Washington’s Black Breath and their album Heavy Breathing.
The first of a planned series of five seven-inches dedicated to the amalgamation of crusty punk and thrash metal, this installment features bands from opposite sides of the USA