Extrema are a thrash metal band from Milan, Italy that formed in 1986 and are still highly active at this time. The band’s initial lineup included guitarist Tommy Massara, vocalist/guitarist Andrea Boria, bassist Luca Varisco, and drummer Stefano Bullegas. They are considered by many people to be Italy’s first real, valid thrash band. Continue reading “Oldschool Sunday: EXTREMA”
Antidote was a metal band formed in Helsinki, Finland during 1986, the proverbial “hey day” for much of the planet’s thrash music at the time. While bands all around the globe were either just surfacing or somewhat upon their way, their music was beginning to impact musicians everywhere. Continue reading “Oldschool Sunday: ANTIDOTE”
Forever Ungratical Corinaric Technikilation, otherwise known as F.U.C.T., was formed in Nashville, TN. circa 1986. Starting as the brainchild of two guitarists, Dirt Ditchfield and Brooks Phillips, the duo later added drummer Heath Willis to the band. Continue reading “Oldschool Sunday: F.U.C.T.”
On April 25th, Arachnophobia Records will reissue a remastered edition of ‘Vae Victus‘ from the Polish entity December’s Fire. The 1996 album was the pinnacle of the recorded material from the one man solo project of Piotr Weltrowskiego. Continue reading “Oldschool Sunday: DECEMBER’S FIRE (Featuring Behemoth’s Nergal)”
Bad Wizard was originally formed by the duo of singer Curtis Brown and drummer Scott Nutt in Athens, Georgia circa 1999. The pair quickly relocated to New York City, found guitarist Eddie Lynch and bassist Marc Tanner, and added them to their lineup. The quartet began honing their sound which was high energy rock and roll with a little southern flavoring.
With this week’s news from Max Cavalera that his current band, Soulfly, will be playing the one and only Nailbomb studio album live on tour soon, I thought it’d be a great time to revisit that project.