American cult thrash institution NOCTURNAL FEAR are premiering a new track, “Excessive Cruelty,” today at Metal-Army.com alongside a revealing interview with the band. “Excessive Cruelty” comes from NOCTURNAL FEAR’s brand-new album of the same name, Excessive Cruelty, set for release through MORIBUND RECORDS on August 30th. The link to track premiere can be found here.
Already, critics internationally are hailing NOCTURNAL FEAR’s Excessive Cruelty the band’s best album yet, and a new standard for true American thrash metal. Here are a few snippets of the buzz going around:
•“Would fit right in somewhere in between [KREATOR’s] Terrible Certainty and Extreme Aggression…screams ‘War!’ Go for it” – ABOUT.COM
•“Works brilliantly” – SEAOFTRANQUILITY.ORG [4/5 rating]
•“In the wave of contemporary old-school thrash metal, NF carry the torch for the revolution with pride, nous and technical mastery…likely to be some of the heaviest thrash you’ll come across” – HEATHENHARVEST.COM
•“Easily their best release so far. Just classic thrash that brings back memories of the good ole days” – METALCORE FANZINE
•“High-class war-torn thrash of the highest degree that is sure to make every head in the area bang forcefully” – FOUL FEAST OF FLESH WEBZINE
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