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Formed: 1996
From: Italy
Last Known Status: Active

Latest Hyades News

Below is our complete Hyades news coverage, including columns and articles pertaining to the band. Some articles listed may be indirectly related, such as side projects of the band members, etc.

Hyades Unveils New Album Details

Hyades will drop new album "The Wolves Are Getting Hungry" on June 29th via Punishment 18 Records, with the label issuing this statement:

"Formed by guitar player Lorenzo Testa in 1996 as a heavy-speed oriented band, Hyades soon steered toward a more aggressive sound, mainly to mask singer’s Marco Colombo total inability to reach high pitch with clean voice.

"After countless demos, EPs, live EPs and more demos, the band finally found a record deal with belgian label Mausoleum Records, who released Hyz’s first full-length 'Abuse Your Illusions' in 2005. The band went on a European tour with legendary act Omen (US) then shared the stage with Onslaught (UK), Sinister (NET), Artillery (DEN) and many more, gaining a good popularity both in Europe and America.

"Hyades released then 'And The Worst Is Yet To Come,' their second album, in 2007, featuring a cover painted by Ed Repka and the usual blend of ironic and socially critical lyrics. In 2008 Metal Hammer UK listed Hyades among the 30 most representative thrash metal bands, with Exodus, Forbidden, Municipal Waste and other legendary names.

"In 2009 the band released their 3rd album 'The Roots Of Trash' and toured again Europe, before taking a break in order to concentrate on other musical projects and useless things like getting a real job and a family. More...

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Hyades Releasing Hungry Wolves

The official release date for the new Hyades full-length thrash album "The Wolves Are Getting Hungry" is now officially set for June 29th, 2015.

The release will be managed by Punishment 18 Records and you can see the front cover artwork below. Stay tuned for track listing and other details.

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Hyades Ready "And The Worst Is Yet To Come"

Back from their first European tour supporting US Classic-Metal acts OMEN and PHANTOM-X; Italian Thrash Metal mongers HYADES are now ready to release "AND THE WORST IS YET TO COME". Their second full-length album for Mausoleum Records will be unleashed on March 1,2007. Originally formed back in 1996, HYADES play a perfect blend of European and US old-school thrash metal, a treat for all fans of celebrated bands of the genre, such as ANTHRAX, EXODUS, and KREATOR...

You can download the track "Buried In Blood" from "And The Worst Is Yet To Come" and pre-order the album online here.

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