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Onslaught @ Islington O2 Adademy, London, UK

August 4th, 2014

Onslaught @ Wembley Arena, London

20th July 2014

Review by HELeenya

Photos by Inty Malcolm

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After a roasting hot day, Sunday 20th July saw some hardcore fans heading up into the heat of Angel to the O2 Islington for the London leg of the “THRASH INVASION TOUR” with the O2 playing host to One Machine supporting Nightlord, Artillery and Onslaught. In this small, intimate venue metal enthusiasts geared up for a full on evening of thrash. And were not disappointed.

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FINAL HEADLINER OF THIS YEAR’S HEADBANGERS BALLS TOUR ANNOUNCED

August 4th, 2014

UK thrash giants ONSLAUGHT have been announced as the final Headliner of this year’s HEADBANGERS BALLS tour. 
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Thrash Invasion 2014 Tour Dates with ONSLAUGHT, ARTILLERY, STRIKER, ECLIPSE PROPHECY

July 11th, 2014
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North American Thrash Invasion 2014 Tour Dates Announced with ONSLAUGHT, ARTILLERY, STRIKER (Canada with ECLIPSE PROPHECY)

The Tour Dates for the North American Thrash Invasion Tour 2014 featuring
ONSLAUGHT (AFM Records) from U.K., ARTILLERY (Metal Blade Records) from Denmark, and STRIKER (Napalm Records) from Canada, have been announced by Distilled Entertainment of California, USA.
Joining the Tour for All ten Canadian dates in November are Montreal, CA power-thrashers ECLIPSE PROPHECY (Maple Metal Records).

North American Thrash Invasion Tour 2014: (October 23 – November 26)
23-oct Brooklyn, New York – Saint Vitus
24-oct Cambridge, Massachusetts – Middle East Club
25-oct Long Branch, New Jersey – The Brighton Bar
26-oct Peterborough, New Hampshire – The Wreck Room
28-oct Chicago, Illinois – Reggie’s
29-oct Indianapolis, Indiana – The Headquarters
30-oct Lakewood, Ohio -The Foundry
31-oct Columbus, Ohio – The Alrosa Villa
01-nov Rochester, New York – The Bug Jar
02-nov Trenton, New Jersey – The Backstage at The Championship Bar
03-nov Springfield, Virginia – Empire
04-nov Hartford, Connecticut – Webster Underground
05-nov Albany, New York – Bogie’s
06-nov Quebec City, Quebec Canada – La Salle Multi
07-nov Toronto, Ontario, Canada – Hard Luck
08-nov Ottawa, Ontario, Canada – Mavericks
09-nov Montreal, Quebec, Canada – Le Petit Campus
11-nov Kingston, Canada – Mansion
12-nov Detroit, Michigan – The Token Lounge
13-nov Cudahy, Wisconsin – The Metal Grill
14-nov Spring Lake Park, Minnesota – Pov’s 65
15-nov Winnipeg, Manitoba Canada – Zoo Cabaret
16-nov Calgary, Alberta, Canada – Palomino’s
17-nov Edmonton, Alberta, Canada – The Pawn Shop
18-nov Vancouver, B.C., Canada – Red Room
19-nov Seattle, Washington – Studio Seven
20-nov Spokane, Washington – The Hop
21-nov Victoria, B.C., Canada – The V-Lounge
22-nov Portland, Oregon – Tonic Lounge
23-nov San Francisco, California – The DNA Lounge
24-nov Anaheim, California Orange – County Music Hall
25-nov Mesa, Arizona – Club Red
26-nov Hollywood, California – Whisky a Go Go

For additional Tour info:

https://www.facebook.com/thrashinvasion

https://www.facebook.com/onslaughtuk

https://www.facebook.com/ARTILLERY.DK

https://www.facebook.com/strikermetal

https://www.facebook.com/eclipseprophecy

Download the Canadian Tour Poster here:

https://www.facebook.com/pages/Maple-Metal-Records/178757762160304

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Interview with Nige Rockett of Onslaught

May 20th, 2014

Interview with Nige Rockett of Onslaught

by Helias

Burst speed precision guitarist and founder of percussive thrash metal innovators Onslaught, Nige Rockett gave us his views on metal, art, an in-depth analysis of his 30 year thrash metal journey, the impetus behind Onslaught, today’s music industry, and how to stay steady on the death metal path in a time of confusion.

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Nige Rockett – Onslaught

November 10th, 2013

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INTERVIEW WITH NIGE ROCKETT OF ONSLAUGHT

Interview and live pictures by Arto Lehtinen

The British thrash metallers Onslaught’s most recent album simply titled VI proves thrash metal lives and well. The legendary British thrashers have returned and have shown on the last three albums that the  still create murderous and brutal thrash metal without loosing an inch.  The band’s long time guitarist and founder Nige Rockett sat down with Metal-Rules.com to talk about the VI album and the process of the writing and going back in time to the early days of Onslaught.

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Onslaught @ The Garage

October 29th, 2013

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at The Garage

October 12th 2013

Review by Becky Brown

Photography by Graham Hilling

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I didn’t know what to expect walking into The Garage; it is a small but very nice venue, and from my experiences, the smaller the venue the better it is for a band to interact with the crowd, and each band that performed tonight did just that.

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Onslaught Interview with Nige Rockett

October 29th, 2013

Onslaught Interview

With Nige Rockett – Guitarist

https://www.facebook.com/onslaughtuk

Interviewer Becky Brown

Photography Graham Hilling

We caught up with Main Guitarist Nige Rockett before their live performance at the Garage…
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ONSLAUGHT: Lyric-Video “Chaos Is King” available

September 13th, 2013

Thrash fans, watch out! U.K. pioneers ONSLAUGHT will release their new album “VI” on September 20th. The successor to 2011’s “Sounds Of Violence” can be purchased as CD, ltd. Digipak and limited vinyl editions (black and military green).
Check out the lyric video for the new track “Chaos Is King”.

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EXUMER to co-headline ‘Slaughterfest Tour 2013′ in Europe alongside ONSLAUGHT!

June 24th, 2013

Support comes from M-PIRE OF EVIL and MASTER!

American/German Thrashers EXUMER will return to Europe in the fall to co-headline the Slaughterfest Tour alongside ONSLAUGHT!

Comments EXUMER frontman Mem von Stein: “The Slaughterfest tour will be the most important step for us to re-establish EXUMER as a household name and finally promote our last album “Fire & Damnation” in the correct way, reaching fans Europe wide. We want to give fans the opportunity to check us out in an memorable event that people will talk about for some time to come.”

Support comes from M-PIRE OF EVIL and MASTER making this a strong package and a must-see for all people into Thrash Metal and beyond!

Confirmed dates below, more to follow soon!

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ONSLAUGHT: „The Force“ to be re-released

December 5th, 2012

ONSLAUGHT’s “The Force”, undoubtedly one of THE thrash metal classic albums! Now this genre milestone is re-released because of the band’s 30th anniversary in 2013.  All tracks are remastered and the album will receive a slightly changed cover artwork too. “The Force” re-release is out now!

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ONSLAUGHT: UK Thrash Legends’ First North American Tour Begins Tonight

March 19th, 2012
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The first-EVER North American tour for England’s thrash commanders ONSLAUGHT finally begins tonight, erupting in the city of Seattle. Following the kickoff this evening the tour will blast its way through nineteen other metal havens across the continent towards the East Coast, wrapping up in Brooklyn in three weeks, with direct support from all ex-Venom supergroup M-pire Of Evil. ONSLAUGHT’s exclusive 90-minute set for the Scream For Violence 2012 North American tour spans their back catalog, including the classic Power from Hell, The Force and In Search of Sanity LPs, in addition to their more recently praised crushing comeback albums Killing Peace and Sounds of Violence.

 

ONSLAUGHT Scream For Violence North American Tour 2012:

3/19/2012 Studio 7 – Seattle, WA

3/20/2012 Hawthorne Theatre – Portland, OR

3/21/2012 The Pound – Oakland, CA

3/22/2012 Echoplex – Los Angeles, CA

3/23/2012 Jumping Turtle – San Diego, CA

3/24/2012 910 Live – Tempe, AZ

3/26/2012 The Korova – San Antonio, TX

3/27/2012 *TBA – Laredo, TX

3/29/2012 Fubar – St. Louis, MO

3/30/2012 Reggie’s – Chicago, IL

3/31/2012 House of Rock – Dayton, OH

4/01/2012 Blondies – Detroit, MI

4/03/2012 Wreck Room – Toronto, ON

4/04/2012 The Katacombs – Montreal, QC

4/06/2012 Montage Music Hall – Rochester, NY

4/07/2012 Saint Vitus Bar – Brooklyn, NY

 

ONSLAUGHT’s critically-acclaimed fifth studio album Sounds Of Violence was released in North American in February 2011 via AFM Records. Recorded and produced in the renowned Hansen-Studios (Destruction, Heathen, Mercenary), the blazing record boasts ten brand new original tracks, as well as a cover of Motörhead’s classic “Bomber,” featuring guest appearances by Phil Campbell (Motörhead) and Tom Angelripper (Sodom).

 

“…this is as good as metal gets… 10/10″ – Ultimate Guitar

 

“…a no-brainer recommendation for fans of no-bullshit thrash.” – Blabbermouth

 

“…Onslaught’s finest effort. Everything comes together here… 5/5″ – Dangerdog

 

“…the darkest, meanest sounding and heaviest album in their career. 4/5″ – Metal Rules

 

“…a massive dose of skull-crushing metal with first-rate guitar work…” – About.com
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ONSLAUGHT: First Ever North American Tour Confirmed

January 4th, 2012

Wake up North America… after three decades of waiting, British thrash masters ONSLAUGHT will cross the Atlantic for their first ever tour of the continent in March and April!

 

The 20-date trek gets underway in Seattle on March 19th and tramples its way across the continent ending in Brooklyn on April 7th. The band’s exclusive set for the tour spans their full back catalog, including Power from Hell, The Force, In Search of Sanity, Killing Peace and their lauded 2011 release Sounds of Violence. ONSLAUGHT will have direct support from all ex-Venom supergroup M-pire Of Evil for the entire tour, as well as Evil Dead on a slew of the West Coast dates.

 

Stated founding ONSLAUGHT guitarist Nige Rockett on the upcoming invasion: “Good Morning America… Here we are at very long last! ONSLAUGHT are super fucking stoked to announce our début tour of the mighty USofA and Canada. It’s been one hell of a long time coming, but we are now finally bringing the Scream For Violence tour to North America for 20 shows in March and April 2012.Just as we did in Europe, the UK and South America, we’ll be thrashing it up with a brutal 90-minute set featuring tracks off all five ONSLAUGHT studio albums. We can’t fucking wait…”

 

Check out the tour poster and more right here.

 

ONSLAUGHT Scream For Violence North American Tour 2012:

3/19/2012 Studio 7 – Seattle, WA

3/20/2012 Hawthorne Theatre – Portland, OR

3/21/2012 The Pound – Oakland, CA

3/22/2012 Echoplex – Los Angeles, CA

3/23/2012 Jumping Turtle – San Diego, CA

3/24/2012 910 Live – Tempe, AZ

3/26/2012 The Korova – San Antonio, TX

3/27/2012 *TBA – Laredo, TX

3/29/2012 Fubar – St. Louis, MO

3/30/2012 Reggie’s – Chicago, IL

3/31/2012 House of Rock – Dayton, OH

4/01/2012 Blondies – Detroit, MI

4/03/2012 Wreck Room – Toronto, ON

4/04/2012 The Katacombs – Montreal, QC

4/06/2012 Montage Music Hall – Rochester, NY

4/07/2012 Saint Vitus Bar – Brooklyn, NY

 

ONSLAUGHT‘s critically-acclaimed fifth studio album Sounds Of Violence was released in North America in February 2011 via AFM Records. Recorded and produced in the renowned Hansen-Studios (Destruction, Heathen, Mercenary), the blazing record boasts ten brand new original tracks, as well as a cover of Motörhead’s classic “Bomber,” featuring guest appearances by Phil Campbell (Motörhead) and Tom Angelripper (Sodom).

 

“…this is as good as metal gets… 10/10″ – Ultimate Guitar

 

“…a no-brainer recommendation for fans of no-bullshit thrash.” – Blabbermouth

 

“…Onslaught’s finest effort. Everything comes together here… 5/5″ – Dangerdog

 

“…the darkest, meanest sounding and heaviest album in their career. 4/5″ – MetalRules.com

 

“…a massive dose of skull-crushing metal with first-rate guitar work…” – About.com

 

http://www.facebook.com/onslaughtuk

http://www.myspace.com/onslaughtuk

http://www.afm-records.de

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GAMA BOMB CONFIRMS UK TOUR WITH ONSLAUGHT

July 2nd, 2011

Irish thrashers GAMA BOMB have confirmed a UK tour with legendary British thrashers ONSLAUGHT.

GAMA BOMB will be joining ONSLAUGHT plus FALLEN FATE on the “Scream For Violence” tour, which kicks off in Maidstone on September 22nd.

GAMA BOMB frontman PHILLY BYRNE comments:

“We think it’s great that we’ll finally get to tour with these guys.  It’ll be like when people take their old and infirm family members on holiday, but a metal holiday.”

See GAMA BOMB live on tour at the following shows:

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Jul. 15 – Anyksciai, Lithuania – Devilstone Open Air
Jul. 16 – Aalborg, Denmark – Day of Decay Festival
Jul. 29 – Brande-Hornerkirchen, Germany – Headbangers Open Air
Jul. 30 – San Giacomo degli Schiavoni, Italy – Armageddon In The Park

GAMA BOMB + ONSLAUGHT, FALLEN FATE
Sep. 22 – Maidstone, UK – Babylon Lounge
Sep. 23 – London, UK – The Garage
Sep. 24 – Derby, UK – Redemption
Sep. 25 – Plymouth, UK – The White Rabbit
Sep. 26 – Liverpool, UK – The Masque
Sep. 27 – Newcastle, UK – Legends
Sep. 28 – Edinburgh, UK – Studio 24
Sep. 29 – Belfast, UK – Spring & Airbreak
Sep. 30 – Cork, Ireland – An Cruiscin Lan

View the tour flyer at http://earacherecords.com/myspace/gama_onslaught.jpg

Watch a video diary from GAMA BOMB’s recent US tour at http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=TLlFoP9fa7c

Get GAMA BOMB’s two most recent albums, TALES FROM THE GRAVE IN SPACE and CITIZEN BRAIN, in Europe at http://bit.ly/jAkUov or in North America at http://bit.ly/cD7zc8

TALES FROM THE GRAVE IN SPACE is also still available to download for free at http://www.earache.com/gamabomb

Get more GAMA BOMB news and info at:

Facebook – http://www.facebook.com/gamabomb
MySpace – http://www.myspace.com/gamabomb
Twitter – http://twitter.com/gamabombspeaks

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Onslaught – Helsinki, Finland

April 26th, 2011

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The 7th of April

HELSINKI, FINLAND

Review and pics by Arto Lehtinen

The long time British thrash metal veterans Onslaught have constantly visited up here in Finland. The five piece visited the Masters Of Metal event last year with 1349, Bibleblack and others. The headlining tour of their own was just a matter of time. When the latest brutal piece of metal titled SOUNDS OF VIOLENCE saw the light of day Onslaught embarked upon a massive European tour with a couple of supports such as Suidakra and Final Depravity. Before Onslaught hit the road, the  co-founder and original drummer Steve Grice pulled out and was replaced by the former Extreme Noise Terror/Desecration skinman.

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ONSLAUGHT Unveil First Video In Twenty Years Via Metal Injection Today

March 1st, 2011

A world premiere of the brand new video from UK thrash legends ONSLAUGHT is available via online video juggernaut Metal Injection now!

 

The title track to the band’s brutal new studio album, the video for “Sounds Of Violence” is ONSLAUGHT’s first official video in twenty years, the last being from the band’s 1990 full-length In Search Of Sanity. “The Sound Of Violence,” stated ONSLAUGHT vocalist Sy Keeler “was inspired by the horrendous loss of over 150,000,000 souls throughout the 20th Century, instigated by religious tyranny and dictatorial madness of humankind. The lyrics echo the horrific realities of war and remarkable resistance endured by our fellow men and women which continues to this day. Wake up world; welcome to a land of devastating brutality where conflict is a part of everyday life. This is the Sound Of Violence.” The video was filmed and edited By Lukas Hambach of Bloodwork Entertainment (Destruction, Gamma Ray) and produced by Tommy Morriello and Thosten Lütje.

 

 

ONSLAUGHT’s fifth studio album Sounds Of Violence was released in North American in early February via Germany’s AFM Records. The now critically-acclaimed album falls perfectly in line with their massive 2007 comeback album Killing Peace, yet broadens the classic ONSLAUGHT style once again, helping the band maintain an original edge. Recorded and produced in the renowned Hansen-Studios (Destruction, Heathen, Mercenary), the blazing record boasts ten brand new original tracks, as well as a cover of Motörhead’s classic “Bomber,” featuring guest appearances by Phil Campbell (Motörhead) and Tom Angelripper (Sodom).

 

ONSLAUGHT members Sy Keeler and Nige Rockett are available for interviews to North American journalists via Earsplit anytime via phone or email. Please get in touch for more information, and stay tuned for more ONSLAUGHT updates as the band prepare to assault North America full-on later this year!

 

“…this is as good as metal gets… 10/10″ – Ultimate Guitar

 

“…a massive dose of skull-crushing metal with first-rate guitar work and angry lyrics.” – About.com

 

“It’s as violent musically and conceptually as it’s predecessor… put this on your ‘must buy’ list for 2011.” – Hellride Music

 

“…the darkest, meanest sounding and heaviest album in their career. 4/5″ – Metal Rules

 

“…Onslaught’s finest effort. Everything comes together here, from the thick buzz saw riffs to the deft songwriting and arrangement. 5/5″ – Dangerdog

 

“…easily Onslaught’s best album and a must-have for thrash-heads. 4.5/5″ – The New Review

 

“…a collection of songs that not only stand up to their already-impressive legacy, but in fact build on it. 4.5/5″ – OneMetal

 

“…a relentless, well-crafted and fresh-sounding metal record… 4.5/5″ – The Metal Register

 

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