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Testament Nominated For Golden Gods Award

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The following press release has been issued:

"The Formation Of Damnation", the crushing new release from Thrash Metal heroes TESTAMENT, has been nominated for Best Album at this year’s Metal Hammer Golden Gods Awards. The awards ceremony will take place at the O2 Arena in London on Monday, June 16, where TESTAMENT will be performing LIVE, along with DISTURBED, IN FLAMES, and CHILDREN OF BODOM.

Die-hard fans from the UK will have the opportunity to win tickets to see the band perform live at Golden Gods 2008. The contest is available to UK residents only. Entrants must send their e-mail address, full name, date of birth, address, post code, and contact number to testament-goldengods[at]nuclearblast.de. Entrants must be 16+ (with ID) and able to arrange travel to the gig. Doors open at 7PM and close at 11PM. All entries must be received by May 21, 2008.

"The Formation Of Damnation" hits the streets in the US on April 29.

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1. brandedcfh420 writes:

why didnt they get this kind of respect back when they were kicking a$$ yrs ago as well as now!!??

# Apr 17, 2008 @ 9:13 AM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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2. Diamond Oz writes:

Because of the so called "thrash revival" whereby every magazine such as Metal Hammer and other assorted glorified toilet paper jumps on the band wagon and goes on about how great and wonderful thrash is and how it never went away blah blah blah. What those magazines won't say is that they're partly responsible for that since they decided to stop covering thrash as much as they used to. Until now of course when 15 year olds go and buy the Annihilator discography because Trivium told them to. Trust me, in a few years all these thrash bands that are enjoying comeback success will be forgotten again and Florida area death metal from those days will probably become the next revival fad.

# Apr 17, 2008 @ 9:31 AM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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3. BoltThrower writes:

How can this be nominated for best album when we haven't even heard it yet? And how can "best album of the year" even be determined when the year's not even half over yet? This better be one good album cuz by now my hopes are sky high. Usually that means I'm in for disappointment.

# Apr 17, 2008 @ 1:39 PM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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4. brandedcfh420 writes:

Diamond Oz writes:

Because of the so called "thrash revival" whereby every magazine such as Metal Hammer and other assorted glorified toilet paper jumps on the band wagon and goes on about how great and wonderful thrash is and how it never went away blah blah blah. What those magazines won't say is that they're partly responsible for that since they decided to stop covering thrash as much as they used to.

yea, it kinda makes you wonder how many trendy sheeple will change their style to try to fit in the thrash metal genre now...

# Apr 17, 2008 @ 2:07 PM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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5. Fuck A Name writes:

brandedcfh420:
yea, it kinda makes you wonder how many trendy sheeple will change their style to try to fit in the thrash metal genre now...

-And then once thrashgoes out of style again, look to those same bands to start citing Death Metal influences sorta like Oz said. Goddamned mainstream music whores, the lot of em.

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6. O-Matron writes:

From what I have heard of the new Testament album, it is pretty great (there are a few tracks I havent yet heard, 2 actually) but the rest of is Fantastic. It has alot of standout tracks.

Definitely better than the latest albums by Death Angel, Megadeth, Exodus, Overkill (all of which were totally decent albums).

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