Formed in the San Francisco Bay Area in 1985, VIO-LENCE instilled themselves as groundbreakers of the second wave of thrash with their revered 1988 album Eternal Nightmare. Throughout ’88 and ’89, VIO-LENCE toured the album to great success alongside thrash comrades Testament, Voivod, Death Angel, Sanctuary, Nuclear Assault, D.R.I., M.O.D. and the Cro-Mags. In ’89, Megaforce Records/Atlantic signed the band, leading to the release of the bands’ second […] …Continue Reading

We honor the label’s 40th anniversary with a deep dive into its discography.
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Members of Contrarian, Witherfall/Sanctuary, and Flotsam and Jetsam deliver as masterclass in this cover of Death’s “The Philosopher.”
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Check out an interview with Jason Newsted about Flotsam and Jetsam and latest Hall of Fame entry, Doomsday for the Deceiver!
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We have a limited number of advance copies of the December issue of Decibel, featuring our exclusive new flexi disc single from grinding black crust trio Gravesend available NOW!
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American thrash metal outfit Flotsam And Jetsam have been going in one form or another since the early 1980s. Recently HEAVY Mag’s Dave Griffiths caught up with their front man Eric ‘A.K.’ Knutson to chat about their fourteenth studio album Blood In The Water.
During the interview Knutson tells HEAVY that the last year has been one of the most prolific that the band has ever had when it comes to song-writing and that he feels that the band are finally achieving the sound that he has always wanted for them.
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