Tag Archives: Destruction

Metal By Numbers 9/3: Colors and Infinite charts

Posted by on September 3, 2021

Metal By Numbers is a weekly column in which we look at the top metal sellers and debuts of the week. Another week, another chart! This was an eye-opening week as we saw many last week debuts fall off this week, including heavyweight legends, Sepultura. Only Slaughter to Prevail and Destruction charted this week after […]

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Metal By Numbers 8/26: Slaughter to Chart!

Posted by on August 26, 2021

Metal By Numbers is a weekly column in which we look at the top metal sellers and debuts of the week. Even though Frontiers Records raided the charts last week, only one of their albums remained — Night Ranger! Taking the throne this week was none other than Russia’s own Slaughter To Prevail. Shout out […]

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Destruction officially split with guitarist Mike Sifringer; replacement announced

Posted by on August 19, 2021

  Former guitarist and founding member of German thrashers Destruction, Mike Sifringer has officially parted ways with the band. After a long period of uncertainty, it has become official. We told you recently that Sifringer had dropped out of sight, not communicating with the band leaving then guessing as to his status and state of […]

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Destruction’s Schmier discusses guitarist Mike Sifringer’s absence

Posted by on August 5, 2021

  Destruction frontman Schmier has made it known that original guitarist Mike Sifringer has left the band. He took to social media and had this to say, “Yes, Corona goes weird ways. I have received several messages (asking) why we have played with a different guitarist in Austria at Area 53 Festival and I understand […]

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Destruction share live “Reject Emotions” video

Posted by on July 7, 2021

  German thrashers Destruction have released a live video for the song “Reject Emotions.” Initially axed from the band’s setlist, the track is featured on the band’s upcoming live BluRay, Live Attack, out August 13th via Napalm Records.    Schmier comments: “The die-hards voted for ‘Reject Emotions’ to be on the setlist at this special […]

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German thrashers Destruction sign with Napalm Records

Posted by on April 14, 2021

  German thrash metal giants Destruction have signed with Napalm Records. After a decade-long history with Nuclear Blast, the group has decided to enter a new chapter. These thrashers are already working on the follow-up to 2019’s Born to Perish, expected to arrive later this year.    Bassist/vocalist Schmier comments: “Well, this decision was a […]

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Metal By Numbers 11/18: Fates Warning had a good day on the charts

Posted by on November 18, 2020

  Metal By Numbers is a weekly column in which we look at the top metal sellers and debuts of the week.   Find your favorite albums of the year yet? I’m still sorting through a sizable backlog where new bands are added each day. Like the new Fates Warning, which I somehow did not […]

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Destruction release ‘Live Through Corona Times’ documentary

Posted by on July 15, 2020

Destruction were one of the first bands to have a live socially-distanced concert during the COVID-19 pandemic. The group performed two shows earlier this month in front of 300 people at the Z7 Club with a capacity of 1600 people in Pratteln. These German thrashers documented the event to showcase how shows can work during […]

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Destruction share ‘Back to Thrash’ Post Lockdown Shows Aftermovie

Posted by on July 6, 2020

  As the uncertainties of COVID-19 continue, events are happening to test socially-distanced shows and bring back music and the arts in communities. Parts of Europe have been doing relatively well compared to The United States, Brazil, and India when it comes to containing the coronavirus. With such progress, there are areas all over the […]

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Coronavirus: Destruction’s Thrash Alliance Part 2 Tour POSTPONED

Posted by on March 22, 2020


Destruction were forced to postpone their Thrash Alliance Part II European tour with Suicidal Angels and Crisix due to the COVID-19 outbreak.


Read statements below:

“You all saw it coming, the THRASH ALLIANCE part 2 tour is postponed to later this year! 😖
It was unavoidable and forced by the Corona pandemic and the new restrictions from the local governments!
We are trying to re-book the whole tour at this present moment, kept a timeslot open, so tickets will stay valid.
We will have more facts and news very soon – any questions, ask you local promoter please, we all hope you keep your tickets for the later date!
We are all really bummed out about this but everybody knows what is going on at the moment: all events are officially cancelled by the authorities.
Thanks for your support & understanding! THE BUTCHERS WILL STRIKE SOON AGAIN!!! Please stay safe & see you soon again! “





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