EARACHE PRESENTS: 'THRASHING LIKE A MANIAC' COMPILATION SET FOR JAN 08 RELEASE
Earache announces the release of an explosive collection of tracks from the growing legion of New-School Thrash & Crossover bands, set to appear instores in UK and Europe on 21 January 2008 & February 5th in USA.
The compilation entitled 'Thrashing Like A Maniac' brings together the very best of the new crop of bands who are revelling in re-awakening the long lost genre, and building on the work of the past thrash masters. It will surely please old and new fans of the genre alike, if razor-sharp riffs, blistering drum speeds and shredding guitar solos are what you crave.
To find out more about the release head over to www.myspace.com/thrashinglikeamaniac.
For many of the acts this collection brings together their very first recordings. Bands include Earache's Evile and Bonded By Blood, plus the debut of recent Earache signees, Irish Thrashers Gama Bomb, as well as the leaders of the current thrash-pack - Municipal Waste. Hand-picked tracks from Dekapitator, Warbringer, Fueled By Fire, Toxic Holocaust, SSS, Mutant, Brasil's Violator, Merciless Death, UK's Deadfall, Lazarus, Send More Paramedics and Sweden's Decadence also appear.
'Thrashing Like A Maniac' comes at a time where thrash is once again making its mark on the world of heavy metal. Featuring bands drawing on old school thrash's no-frills aggression and injecting a healthy dosage of energy and fun back into the scene.
Thrashing Like A Maniac is released on CD and Vinyl LP, both formats also come with a bonus FREE 24 page Xeroxed B/W zine entitled Speed Merchants which contains exclusive interviews with all the bands featured.
The tracklisting is as follows:
01. BONDED BY BLOOD - 'Immortal Life'
02. EVILE - 'Thrasher'
03. MUNICIPAL WASTE - 'The Art of Partying'
04. DEKAPITATOR - 'Deathstrike Command'
05. FUELED BY FIRE - 'Massive Execution'
06. DECADENCE - 'Corrosion'
07. WARBRINGER - 'Total War'
08. SSS - 'Overload'
09. GAMA BOMB - 'Zombi Brew'
10. MERCILESS DEATH - 'Exumer'
11. DEADFALL - 'Resistance Is Futile'
12. LAZARUS - 'Last Breath'
13. TOXIC HOLOCAUST - 'War is Hell'
14. MUTANT - 'Psycho Therapy'
15. VIOLATOR - 'Atomic Nightmare'
16. SEND MORE PARAMEDICS - 'Twilight of the Flies'
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