VENOM INC. releases statement post heart surgery for guitarist Mantas

VENOM INC. – the trio formed by legendary Mantas, the Demolition Man & Abaddon – have released the following statement: “On 30th April 2018 our friend, brother and guitarist Jeff ‘Mantas’ Dunn suffered a major heart attack. During the ordeal Jeff died and had to be resuscitated. After a month enduring hospital treatment he received double by pass surgery in…

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Charlie Benante of Anthrax on New DVD Kings Among Scotland – Scotland was One of the First Places to Embrace Anthrax!

Interview by Robert Cavuoto On February 15, 2017, at a sold-out show at the Barrowland Ballroom in Glasgow, New York’s Thrash Metal Kings Anthrax recorded a massive show for their DVD, Kings Among Scotland. The DVD includes the band’s entire live show, with classic tracks like “Madhouse,” “I Am the Law,”…

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Perished – Kark

Reviewed: June, 2018 Released: 2018, atmf Rating: 4/5 Reviewer: Owen Thompson It is a crying shame when good bands only stay long enough to gift us a couple of albums. Perished are one such band. “Kark” was their incendiary debut and one that deserves revisiting. Contemporaries of the likes of…

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Kataklysm – Meditations

Kataklysm-Meditations Label: Nuclear Blast Released: 2018 Reviewed: June 2018 Reviewer:  Mr. MetalGuy Rating:  4.5/5 If you consider yourself a fan of Death Metal and are not down with Kataklysm, please immediately beckon the youtube machine and get some education on this group of seasoned Canadian hyperblasters (or, ya know, buy…

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Amorphis – Queen Of Time

Amorphis – Queen Of Time Label: Nuclear Blast Released: 2018 Reviewed: June 2018 Reviewer:  Mr. MetalGuy Rating:  4.5/5 Amorphis definitely embody the traditional spelling and meaning of their name, being essentially formless. These Finns have been getting plain damn weird with Metal for over 20 years, far from their beginnings…

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