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“Death…is Just the Beginning” is also a tour Hypocrisy and Kataklysm to co-headline Europe this October

This was announced way back in April, but bears repeating now that we’re a bit closer to the dates and NUCLEAR BLAST has announced the resurrection of the Death…is Just the Beginning compilation series this tour is taking its name from. From Nuclear Blast: Montréal based melodic death metallers KATAKLYSM announce that they will be teaming up with Swedish death metal legends HYPOCRISY for a European co-headline tour! After several years without any touring activities, the band with Peter Tägtgren (PAIN, LINDEMANN) is…

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“Death…is Just the Beginning” returns Nuclear Blast are reviving their classic death metal compilation series

Nuclear Blast are reviving their old Death …is Just the Beginning death metal compilation series and for anyone old to remember geeking out over the first few installments of this series (before they turned it into video compilations and started putting power metal bands on it) or Roadrunner’s similar At Death’s Door series, it looks like they may be doing it right. Right off the bat, the cover art is solidly in line with the early entries.…

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Memoriam sign with Nuclear Blast Past and current members of Bolt Thrower and Benediction retaliate.

This slipped under the radar! Apparently, back in January, Karl Willets (vocals; Bolt Thrower) and Frank Healy (bass; Benediction, Sacrilege) started a new band with Andy Whale (drums; ex-Bolt Thrower) to “jam out some cover versions of old classic songs that had influenced us in the past along with some cover versions from the bands we had played with over the years, and maybe eventually do a few low key gigs” in the wake of…

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Thursday Three: Mitch & Mick Harris Get your grind on, with 33% more saxophone.

In light of Sebastian’s recent musings on Defecation and Righteous Pigs, here’s a 3-pack of grind featuring everyone’s favorite not-brothers, Mitch & Mick Harris. Mitch Harris on Righteous Pigs‘ “Ruinous Dump” from Stress Related (1987) Mitch & Mick Harris on Defecation’s “Side Effects” from Purity Dilution (1989) Mick Harris on Painkiller’s “Scud Attack” from Guts of a Virgin (1991)

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Defecation, “Purity Dilution” (1989) In Which Two Chuffed Lads Make a Difference

I’ve tried and tried but can’t remember, not even a little bit, how I got hold of this tape but there are enough clues to give me a general idea. What I’ve got is the cassette reissue (NBA RED 6050 – 4) that came out in 1992 with different cover art and a bonus song on side one. What that means to me is that I almost certainly bought it in Florida, probably at Vinyl…

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