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Last updated on August 30, 2015 at 12:39 PM ET
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By the time the nineties reared its head, metal music had evolved significantly from the blooming genre it was twenty years previously. It had been commercialised as glam metal, deified by thrash metal and taken to the extreme by the emerging death and black metal sub genres. But not everyone had shrugged off or forgotten about the roots of metal, which were firmly in the blues. There was one band who decided to put the blues back into metal and hard rock, who went by the suitably striking name of, Thunder.
The origins of the band date well back to 1975, when guitarist Luke Morley and singer Danny Bowes met at college and formed a band called Nuthin' Fancy, who released an independent single, "Looking For a Good Time," before changing their name to Terraplane. It was after adopting this new moniker that they found some relative success, releasing two albums and performing at the 1982 Reading festival. However, in time, 1989 to be exact, the band decided to rename themselves to their familiar alias, Thunder and in that same year, inked a record deal with EMI after impressing with a demo audtion. More...
Austrian symphonic metal act Dragony, featuring Visions of Atlantis vocalist Siegfried Samer, released a lyric video for the new track "Wolves of the North." The song is the opening track from the upcoming new release "Shadowplay," which drops on September 25th via Limb Music.
The track list for "Shadowplay" is:
1. Wolves of the North
3. Kiln of the First Flame
4. The Maiden's Cliff
7. Dr. Agony
8. At Daggers Drawn
9. Unicorn Union
10. The Silent Sun (Feat. Zak Stevens)
11. True Survivor (David Hasselhoff Cover)
12. The One and Only
Check out "Wolves of the North" here: More...
Hailing from Maracaibo, Venezuela death metallers of Funebria are streaming their entire new album entitled "Dekatherion: Ten Years of Hate and Pride", brought to you via Satanath Records.
You can now check it out below.