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Merciless Death

Formed: 2003
From: Canyon Country, CA, United States
Last Known Status: Active

Latest Merciless Death News

Below is our complete Merciless Death 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.

"Thrashing Like A Maniac" Tour Announced

This June will see some of the finest young talents in thrash come together for the "Thrashing like a maniac" tour as Merciless Death, Fueled By Fire and Bonded By Blood join together to demonstrate that thrash isn't dead.

Bonded By Blood vocalist Jose "Aladdin" Barrales says: "Finally we get to get out of Cali and show the US what we are made of. The whole band is quite excited. We've seen MERCILESS DEATH and FUELED BY FIRE live before and I'm pretty sure all us three together will annihilate the crowd!!! For all you thrashers old and new, get ready for your heads to explode!"

Catch the tour at these locations (more to be announced shortly):

June 14 - San Francisco, CA - Thee Parkside
June 17 - Sacramento, CA - On The Y
June 21 - Kelso WA - Kelso Theater Pub
June 22 - Lakewood, WA - Maggie O'Toole's
June 24 - Hoquiam, WA - The Building
June 25 - Everett, WA - Jimmy Z's
June 27 - Salt Lake City, UT - TBA
June 28 - Billings, MT - TBA
June 29 - Denver, CO - TBA
July 3 - Austin, TX - Head Hunters
July 5 - Baton Rouge, LA - The Darkroom

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Stream Merciless Death's "Realm of Terror"

Fresh off their scorching performance at this year's Keep It True festival, Merciless Death have returned to unleash their new album, "Realm of Terror," upon head bangers everywhere. "Realm of Terror" will touch down on May 20, 2008 but Heavy Artillery is now previewing the latest thrasher from Merciless Death via an exclusive stream on the label's website.

Merciless Death annihilated the unsuspecting masses in early 2007 with their debut, "Evil in the Night." Gracing the cover of "Realm of Terror" will be artwork be legendary metal artist Andreas Marschall, whose talents have been displayed on classic albums by such bands as Sodom, King Diamond, Destruction and Obituary. And once again Heavy Artillery will be pulling out all the stops with limited edition vinyl featuring a full color gatefold jacket, inner sleeve, deluxe 24" x 24" poster and limited colored vinyl.

Be on the lookout for Merciless Death US tour dates which will be announced soon.

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Heathen To Headline Thrasho De Mayo Festival

Bay Area thrashers Heathen have been confirmed as the headline act for the Thrasho De Mayo festival, scheduled to be held at The Knitting Factory Hollywood in Los Angeles on May 24th. Also scheduled to perform are Fueled By Fire, Torture, Merciless Death, Hatchet, Witchaven, Amored Assassin and more.

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Merciless Death Announce New Album Release Date

MERCILESS DEATH annihilated the unsuspecting masses in early 2007 with their scorching debut "Evil in the Night". Eager to keep fans banging their heads, thrash metal purveyors MERCILESS DEATH have set a release date for their highly anticipated sophomore effort entitled "Realm of Terror", which will be unleashed on May 20. Gracing the cover of "Realm of Terror" will be artwork be legendary metal artist Andreas Marschall, whose talents have been displayed on classic albums by such bands as SODOM, KING DIAMOND, DESTRUCTION and OBITUARY. And once again Heavy Artillery Records will be pulling out all the stops with limited edition vinyl featuring a full color gatefold jacket, inner sleeve, deluxe 24” x 24” poster and limited colored vinyl.

MERCILESS DEATH will land on European soil for the first time with an exclusive appearance at the upcoming Keep It True X festival on April 4. This historic event marks the tenth installment of the legendary festival and is celebrated with exclusive early material sets by JAG PANZER, MANILLA ROAD, HELSTAR, OMEN, TITAN FORCE, and ATTACKER, amongst others.

For more information, visit their MySpace page.

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Merciless Death To Enter Studio

Heavy Artillery Records report that thrash metal purveyors MERCILESS DEATH are set to enter the studio this week to begin work on the follow-up to their debut album, Evil In The Night.

Fans can expect more of their trademark blistering, hook-laden thrash metal that recalls SLAYER and EXODUS in their prime. Details regarding the album title and artwork are forthcoming.

In addition to the new album, Merciless Death are laying the ground work for another full US tour in March 2008. The band will also be making their first European appearance at the Keep It True festival in Germany on April 4th 2008, to be followed by a full European tour.

Merciless Death sent shockwaves through the metal world in March with the release of their debut album, followed by their first US tour in August. With a new album slated for release in early 2008 all hell is bound to let loose as the undisputed kings of the American thrash metal revival continue keep heads banging!

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Avenger Of Blood Signs To Heavy Artillery

Heavy Artillery are proud to announce the signing of Las Vegas metal merchants Avenger of Blood. Avenger of Blood have been busy making their mark on the metal underground since 2003 with relentless local and regional gigging as well as multiple appearances at Minneapolis Mayhem festival, Northwest Deathfest and a full U.S. tour with Godless Rising (ex-Vital Remains). While their scathing brand of thrash metal is often compared to such legendary bands as Kreator, Sodom, and Destruction at their finest; Avenger of Blood bring a sound that is unmistakably their own. Look for the release of Avenger of Blood’s Heavy Artillery debut album “The Death Brigade,” scheduled for release in September 2007 and featuring cover artwork by Joe “Motorhead” Petagno.

Avenger of Blood will also be showcased with three exclusive tracks on the much anticipated Speed Kills…Again! compilation from Heavy Artillery, scheduled for release on July 3rd. Eager to take their violent aural assault to the masses, Avenger of Blood will be supporting label mates Merciless Death during much of their “Evil Curse 2007” U.S. tour during August and September. Dates forthcoming.

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