Posts Tagged ‘Testament’

Testament – Dark Roots of Earth

About damned time! Four years for a new Testament album is just too long. After waiting 9 years on previous album The Formation of Damnation (which admittedly, in retrospect, is/was kind of a disappointment – certainly not bad but not one of their best), I had thought these extended breaks between albums were over. Apparently […]

TESTAMENT ANNOUNCES FIRST US HEADLINING TOUR IN SUPPORT OF “THE FORMATION OF DAMNATION”

UNEARTH AND LAZARUS A.D. TO SUPPORT!!! Bay Area thrash legends TESTAMENT are taking the stage once again for their first US headlining tour in support of the award-winning The Formation of Damnation. The band’s first new studio album in nine years won “Album of the Year” at the 2008 Metal Hammer Golden Gods Awards. The […]

Testament Conquers Year End Best Of Lists for 2008 and more…

2008 A HUGE YEAR FOR TESTAMENT AND THE FORMATION OF DAMNATION CHUCK BILLY PERFORMS LIVE IN AMSTERDAM WITH FULL SYMPHONY ORCHESTRA…UPCOMING PRIEST FEAST TOUR IN FEBRUARY AND MARCH   TESTAMENT just wrapped up a HUGE year in 2008 which included the following accolades for their latest studio album, The Formation of Damnation:   #9 Rock Album […]

Testament – The Formation of Damnation

After a nine year studio silence, the Bay Area legends Testament have given us The Formation of Damnation – a 10 song (11 with intro) thrash opus that delivers quality just as you would expect.As for the direction they’ve taken this time out, band founder and mainstay Eric Peterson mentioned before the release that it […]

Testament – First Strike Still Deadly (reissue)

Albums such as this where a band takes some of their classic songs and re-records them with updated production are kinda tricky business, because your always gonna have fans that say “what was wrong with the way it sounded before? I liked it that way” and turn away from it. In the case of Testament […]

Light This City offers another video update from the studio

Light This City offers another video update from the studio – guitar and bass recording San Francisco’s melodic death metallers Light This City have issued the second of four in-studio video updates while the band is recording its fourth record, tentatively scheduled for a fall 2008 release via Prosthetic Records. The clip, featuring guitar and […]

Testament – Seen Between the Lines (DVD)

Testament’s Seen Between the Lines DVD is basically a 1:1 copy of their 1991 VHS carrying the same name. Featuring a few chosen live cuts from the Souls of Black –era, a bunch of music videos, interviews and extra footage of the band goofing around in Tokyo. There’s some hour and a half worth of […]