Coming in just under the wire, Gruesome Greg shares his top concerts of 2018.
Being a fan of the Thrash genre since the tender young age of 12 (I’m now 45) I have been fortunate enough to hear…
SLAYER w/ Lamb of God, Anthrax, Testament, Napalm Death @ the SAP Center in San Jose, CA August 26th brought the final show of Slayer’s North…
When the gods made heavy metal, it was the thunder issued from Bill Ward’s fists that set the scene, at least as equally as Tony Iommi’s lightning. You could not have had that demon birth with a lesser drummer at the helm. Mixing the satanic swing of jazz with sheer brute clobbering force, Bill Ward’s drumming turned the oldest form of long-distance communication into a manifesto of power. And a thousand children picked up sticks.
Hellbound’s Kyle Harcott in conversation with original Black Sabbath drummer Bill Ward about his new art project, entitled Absence of Corners, and his upcoming musical releases.
Hellbound Metal: “The EP flies by in less than seven and a half minutes and each second oozes bloodsoaked fun. It’s a riotous good time full of aggression and tongue-in-cheek humour.”
Hellbound Metal: Radio playlist for the Sunday, August 4th edition of Hellbound Radio, broadcast live on INDI 101 FM in Hamilton ON
Hellbound Metal: written tributes by Hellbound writers to the recently deceased Jeff Hanneman of Slayer
In 1996, Hellbound’s Sean Palmerston was offered the chance to do the first ever in-person North American radio interview with Quorthon, leader and visionary behind legendary Swedish black metal act Bathory. They also went out for dinner together beforehand, and here are Sean’s memories of that fateful night some seventeen years ago, shared in public for the first time since.
The best music always comes from the heart, always takes you on a different journey each time you listen to is. Northern Oak have achieved this to lasting effect with Monuments and I couldn’t praise them more for it.
The 69 Eyes borrow elements from a music library incredibly vast. To say that they supply signature twists and turns would be a bit of a stretch but there’s no denial in their ability to provide us with Goth ‘N’ Roll so melodic and relevant to sometimes crude and wild for the amorous bunch.