Tag Archives: Destrage

Destrage drop new video for “Hey, Stranger!”

Posted by on May 28, 2019

Italian metalcore act, Destrage have dropped a new video for their single “Hey, Stranger!” which was written and directed by guitarist Matteo Di Gioia. The song is featured off their recently released album The Chosen One via Metal Blade Records. The band commented on the synopsis of the video: “2019. Superstition tends to take over science, conspiracy over facts, ignorance […]

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Metal By Numbers 11/2: Korn don’t suffer on the charts

Posted by on November 2, 2016

Metal By Numbers is a weekly column in which we look at the top metal sellers and debuts of the week. If this is truly a year where bands that got huge in the 90’s are making big comebacks (Green Day, Metallica), then Korn is the latest example of such a sentiment. They’ve always been […]

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Review: Destrage’s ‘A Means to No End’ is a fresh throwback

Posted by on October 24, 2016

A Means to No End is the 4th release by Italian metal band Destrage.  The quintet consist of Paolo Colavolpe on vocals, Matteo Di Gioia and Ralph Salati on guitar, Gabriel Pignata on bass, and drummer Federico Paulovich.  This is a band with a lot of confidence; they take their time with every song – not always attempting to melt your […]

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New & Noteworthy, October 21st – Mass Hysteria

Posted by on October 21, 2016

We’ve had six weeks of incredible new release Fridays, and that trend isn’t stopping today. Headlined by a mainstay of ’90s and 2000s hard rock, the 20th anniversary of a landmark album, and a live release from a seminal Florida death metal group, there is an overabundance of quality music to be had today. Check it […]

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Interview: Destrage talk Italian metal scene, new album

Posted by on October 4, 2016

Destrage is a band that is ZZ Top at the core while displaying layers of knowledge in all things heavy and popular, through a discography of intricately woven tempos and kaleidoscopic sound. Recently we caught up with vocalist Paolo Colavolpe to discuss Italy and brush up on the past albums to better understand their fourth, A Means To No […]

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Destrage release 8-Bit version of ‘My Green Neighbour’

Posted by on September 9, 2014

[youtube]http://youtu.be/1DfhUl644ZI[/youtube] Ever wonder what an 8-Bit version of  “My Green Neighbour” from Italian metal band Destrage would sound like? Apparently, so did their guitarist, Matteo Di Gioia, who made an NES-like version of the zombie anthem and animated it as well. It’s definitely giving us flashbacks of blowing on the Zelda cartridge. If you want […]

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New & Noteworthy, March 4th: Wretched Entropy

Posted by on March 4, 2014

With barely any recognizable names coming out with albums today, it’s time for metalheads to dig into the underground to get their new music fix this week! Fortunately, the underground is quite well-stocked with new and amazing records for your listening pleasure. By the way, if you were waiting until today to buy new music, […]

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Destrage’s Top 10: Virtuoso Musicians

Posted by on March 3, 2014

As we mentioned before, Destrage find an interesting and fun way to blend Protest The Hero’s offbeat technicality with Every Time I Die’s grittiness. Hell, the group’s new album Are You Kidding Me? No (out today via Metal Blade Records) features a guest appearance from Guns N’ Roses’ guitar virtuoso Ron “Bumblefoot” Thal. With that […]

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Song premiere: Destrage give you ‘Host, Rifles & Coke’

Posted by on February 24, 2014

People have previously described Destrage to us as a band that blends Protest The Hero’s offbeat technicality with Every Time I Die’s southern flare. And though it’s hard to pin point their sound to any specific subgenre of metal, we also can’t argue with such a comparison. While the Italian group’s third album Are You […]

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New & Noteworthy, October 19th – Alone in the Dark

Posted by on October 19, 2010

Um, where did everyone go? We’ve been inundated with releases for weeks now, and suddenly everyone decides to take a week off? Did new releases from Shakira and the cast of Glee really scare all the metal labels away? Well, believe what you read, because the metal world is on release vacation today. After a […]

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