Anthrax announces worldwide livestream event on Saturday July 17th 2021

The countdown to July 18th, the 40th anniversary of thrash/metal legends Anthrax is well underway and heading towards the big finale. A special worldwide livestream event, presented by Danny Wimmer Presents and originating from Los Angeles, will kick off in the UK on Saturday July 17th, 2021, starting at Midnight BST. Check out the trailer below.

Destruction to release new live album “Live Attack” on August 13th 2021

Legendary German thrash metal powerhouse Destruction cements its signing with Napalm Records by smashing an all devastating, neck-breaking “Live Attack” onto the masses! The BluRay/CD live event, including some pre- and after-show bonus content, will be released on August 13th, 2021.

It follows their latest record, “Born to Perish” (#26 GER album charts), recalling a nearly two hour live stream attack the heavy steamroller unleashed in January this year.

Space Chaser to release new studio album “Give Us Life” on July 16th 2021

On July 16th, 2021, Berlin’s Space Chaser will release their new album, “Give Us Life”, via Metal Blade Records.

For a first preview of the record, a video for the new single, “Remnants of Technology” (produced by Lucas Fiederling / Peregrine Films), can be viewed below.

Click here to pre-order “Give Us Life”, in the following formats:

• digipak-CD

Megadeth part ways with bassist and co-founder David Ellefson

Megadeth have official parted ways (once again) with bassist and co-founder David Ellefson, after he was accused of sexual misconduct. The whole thing came out on May 10th, 2021, and it has taken too much publicity till now, even though the accusations were denied from both parties.

David has also parted ways with Megadeth back in 2002, after a serious incident that he and Mustaine had due to royalties and copyright issues.

Sodom to release new EP “Bombenhagel” on August 20th 2021

Following yet more official appreciation, as acknowledged by the presentation of the German Record Critics’ Award, for their current album “Genesis XIX” (having garnered the prize once before with its predecessor “Decision Day” in 2016) and prior to their upcoming 40th band anniversary next year, Sodom have rarely been as energetic as in spring 2021.