Tag Archives: Destruction

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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Metal Insider’s Zenae Zukowski’s Top 20 Metal Albums of 2019

Posted by on December 23, 2019

  I try to follow the rules, but, once again, another year of good music has gone by, and I was able to narrow it down to 20 instead of 10. There are a bunch of variables that make me connect to a song or artist. Whether it’s the overall vibrations the sound leaves behind […]

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A conversation with Schmier on the next chapter of Destruction

Posted by on October 14, 2019

Destruction’s new album Born To Perish was released on August 9th via Nuclear Blast (read our review here and order the album here). The follow-up to 2016’s Under Attack officially marks the next chapter for these German Thrashers as they added Damir Eskic on lead guitar and have recruited Randy Black on drums. We caught […]

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Metal By Numbers 8/28: Killswitch unleash sales

Posted by on August 28, 2019

  Metal By Numbers is a weekly column in which we look at the top metal sellers and debuts of the week.   Ever since Killswitch Engage got back together with Jesse Leach, each subsequent album release has always made me feel warm and fuzzy inside. I think it’s because of how everything worked out […]

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Metal By Numbers 8/21: Slipknot are your No. 1

Posted by on August 21, 2019

Metal By Numbers is a weekly column in which we look at the top metal sellers and debuts of the week.   There really only a handful of hard rock/metal bands that are sure to take the #1 spot on the charts. Sure, many make it into the top 10, maybe 5. Hell, last week […]

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