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Below is our complete Skull Hammer 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.
In addition to the upcoming Attila show at Fort Lauderdale’s Revolution Live on Friday, November 14th (supported by Crown The Empire and Like Moths To Flames), we at the MetalUnderground.com Official Podcast are now staging another ticket giveaway contest through the same venue: The Ghost Inside (supported by Every Time I Die and Architects) on Sunday, November 30th. If interested, submit your full name matching your ID to firstname.lastname@example.org with one of the headlining bands in the subject line.
This week, we’re proud to present music from Boston, Massachusetts all-purpose metal act Skull Hammer, a formidable “power trio” that incorporates all forms of classic metal from hard rock to power metal, from speed metal to thrash. The band released the EP “Fear The Truth” in 2008 and the full-length “Pay It In Blood” in 2010, and are currently preparing a second album.
Vancouver thrash act Terrifier (formerlly known as Skull Hammer) posted a preview clip for the band's upcoming EP "Metal Or Death." The EP is the follow up to the 2012 self-issued debut (as Skull Hammer) "Destroyers of the Faith." The new EP will be available via the band on July 1, 2013.
Check out the preview clip here:
The Warriors of Metal Fest V Open Air, which will take place on Friday June 29th and Saturday June 30th at the Frontier Ranch in Pataskala, OH (located about 20 minutes east of Columbus), has officially announced the band order and set times for this weekend's event. Additionally, there will be a pre-fest showcase on Thursday the 28th The Shrunken Head Rock Club at 251 West 5th Avenue in Columbus, Ohio. Doors for the showcase are at 7:00 and the first band takes the stage at 8:00. The lineup for the pre-fest showcase is as follows, with a promo streaming below:
Thursday, June 28th
08:00 - 08:35 - METEORFALL
08:50 - 09:25 - KLNZR
09:40 - 10:15 - A.O.D.
10:30 - 11:10 - SKULL HAMMER
11:25 - 12:20 - RAVAGE
12:35 - 01:15 - ZUUL
01:30 - 02:10 - SEAX
Band order and set times for the Warriors of Metal Fest V Open Air:
Friday, June 29, 2012
12:00 pm - 12:40 pm - BORROWED TIME
12:55 pm - 01:35 pm - FIERCE ATMOSPHERES
01:50 pm - 02:30 pm - THORHAMMER
02:45 pm - 03:25 pm - POSSESSOR
03:40 pm -04:20 pm - DEGRADATION
04:35 pm -05:15 pm - MACHINAGE
05:30 pm - 06:20 pm - POWER THEORY (CD Release Performance)
06:35 pm -07:35 pm - TWISTED TOWER DIRE
07:50 pm -08:50 pm - EXXPLORER
09:05 pm -10:05 pm - MYSTIC-FORCE
10:20 pm - Midnight - MANILLA ROAD More...
Vancouver's Skull Hammer has issued the following announcement about parting ways with the band's drummer and recruiting a new member:
"We are sad to announce we have parted ways with long-time member Jerome Brewer. We wish him the best in his future projects, his dedications and contributions will never be forgotten.
"However we are proud to announce the addition of Kyle Sheppard (ex-Datura, Alone Against Rome, Kymatica) to our ranks. We are excited to unleash some new material at our upcoming shows, as well as start recording on a new E.P."
For more info on Skull Hammer, head over to the band's Facebook profile here.
Amelia, OH. June 6th, 2012. The Warriors of Metal, Inc. is thrilled to announce that Manilla Road's Mark "The Shark" Shelton will be making an appearance at the Pre-Fest Showcase of the Warriors Of Metal Fest V Open Air. The Pre-Fest Metal party will be held at The Shrunken Head Rock Club at 251 West 5th Avenue in Columbus, OH on the evening of June 28th. Doors open at 7:00 pm and music starts at 8:00 pm and will continue till closing time. The cover charge is $10 at the door and all attendees will receive a raffle ticket for a prize drawing at the conclusion of the show. More...
Warriors of Metal, Inc. has announced the lineup and location of the Warriors Of Metal Fest V Open Air's Pre-Fest Showcase taking place on Thursday, June 28th at The Shrunken Head Rock Club at 251 West 5th Avenue in Columbus, OH. In order of appearance, the participating bands are as follows: Youngstown, OH power thrash metal band MeteorFall will kickstart the show, followed by Marietta, Ohio's KLNZR.
Chillicothe, OH veterans of WOM Fest I, II & IV, Age Of Distrust (AOD) will keep the audience warm for the "Massachusetts Metal Invasion of Ohio" which will be initiated by Worcester, MA's Skull Hammer playing direct support to the former Metal Blade recording artists and headliner of the night, Ravage. Carbondale, Illinois' ZüüL will keep the energy high and last but not least, Framingham, Massachusetts' speed metallers of Seax will bring the night to a high octane conclusion.
All attendees shall receive a raffle ticket at the door for a drawing of a "Bag'O'Metal" prize at the end of the show. For more information, head over to the Warriors Of Metal website.
Vancouver act Skull Hammer will be embarking on a string of late November/early December Canadian shows alongside Nylithia in support of the "Destroyers of the Faith" album. The currently announced dates for the "Invoking the Filth" Western Canadian tour are as follows:
Nov. 30th Vancouver BC - w/Nylithia/Entropia/Over the Coals @ Funky Winkerbeans
Dec. 1st Kelowna BC - w/Nylithia/Xul/Finishymne @ The Oasis
Dec. 2nd Armstrong BC - TBA
Dec. 3rd Edmonton AB - w/Nylithia/Mortillery/Nameless @ The Studio
Dec. 4th Kamloops BC - w/Nylithia/Shithawk/Bethlic City @ Pogue Mahones
For more details on Skull Hammer, head over to the band's official MySpace music profile here.
Vancouver's Skull Hammer has issued the following announcement about an upcoming run of western Canadian tour dates in support of the "Destroyers of the Faith" album:
"We will be hitting the road with our brothers Nylithia this winter to promote the release of our full length album 'Destroyers of the Faith.'
"We will be playing 5 dates in western Canada from November 30th to December 4th. (Vancouver, Kelowna, Calgary, Edmonton and Kamloops) So if you want to party and bang your head to some good ol school thrash we'll see ya there!"
You can also check out Skull Hammer's music by navigating your browser to the band's MySpace page.
In an attempt to promote underground metal, Metal Assault Radio has released the first in an ongoing series of digital only compilations free for download. The compilation features the following 10 bands:
The Evil Amidst (members of HatePlow, Malevolent Creation, and Kult of Azazel)
Isolation In Infamy
Zombie Holocaust (who submitted a previously un-released song)
Vile Vindiction (featuring former Malevolent Creation guitarist Jim Nickles)
Cleanse Your Demons (features former members of Pestilence, Overthrow, and Soulstorm)