Tag Archives: Sodom

Bernd “Bernemann” Kost (ex-Sodom) talks forming Bonded with debut album ‘Rest In Violence’

Posted by on February 11, 2020

  Back in 2018, German thrash titans, Sodom announced a significant lineup change when founding member/frontman/bassist Tom Angelripper essentially kicked everyone out of the group. This didn’t take guitarist Bernd “Bernemann” Kost and drummer Markus “Makka” Freiwald long to pick up where they left off as they immediately formed Bonded. After spending time finding the […]

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Metal By Numbers 1/29: Sales of Apollo

Posted by on January 29, 2020

  Metal By Numbers is a weekly column in which we look at the top metal sellers and debuts of the week.   It’s easy to dismiss supergroups as gimmicky one-offs, but it looks like Sons of Apollo have done well for themselves in their 3 year run. Seems like all you need for a […]

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Sodom reveal new drummer Toni Merkel

Posted by on January 23, 2020

  Stefan “Husky” Hüskens has recently announced his departure from Sodom. Today (23rd) these German thrashers revealed his replacement by welcoming Toni Merkel to sit behind the kit.   The group shared the following on social media: “HAIL SODOMANIACS! Get ready for our new recruit: Toni! Flying under the radar for a long time, it’s […]

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Stefan “Husky” Hüskens leaves Sodom

Posted by on January 13, 2020

Sodom have announced the departure of drummer Stefan “Husky” Hüskens. The drummer joined the band back in 2018 after Markus “Makka” Freiwald left. In his statement, Husky mentioned changes to his full-time job being a factor in his departure: Unfortunately I have to tell you that I have to leave Sodom. Due to some changes at my […]

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New & Noteworthy: November 22nd, 2019 – The New Releases I Long For

Posted by on November 22, 2019

New & Noteworthy is a weekly column in which we highlight some of the newest rock and metal releases coming out each week. This week features new music from from Rammstein frontman Lindemann, Avatariul, and more, as well as some Iron Maiden reisses. For last week’s releases you can check out the last New & […]

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Five essential songs to check out 11/8/19

Posted by on November 8, 2019

Today is a big day for new songs. While albums such as The Dark Element, Agnostic Front, Blind Guardian and Slayer’s The Repentless Killogy arrived today (8th), there have been quite a few notorious new tracks released as well. Here are five essential songs to check out! 05) Ozzy Osbourne – “Under the Graveyard” We […]

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Sodom to release new EP in November

Posted by on September 5, 2019

On November 22nd, Sodom will release Out of the Frontline Trench, a 5 song EP. The EP will contain three new Sodom tracks along with a re recorded “Agent Orange,” and a live version of “Bombenhagel,” which was recorded last year in Gelsenkirchen, Germany. Track listing: 01) Genesis 19 (brand new track taken from the upcoming 2020 […]

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Wacken Open Air 2020 sold out in 21 hours

Posted by on August 6, 2019

For those who were planning on grabbing tickets for next year’s Wacken Open Air festival, it appears you are too late. All 75,000 tickets for the event sold out in just 21 hours. Unlike other ticket sales, WOA organizers have advised festival-goers from buying tickets from third parties. Next year’s event will take place on […]

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Metal By Numbers 12/5: Record Store Day Rage

Posted by on December 5, 2018

Metal By Numbers is a weekly column in which we look at the top metal sellers and debuts of the week.   This week’s edition of MBN reflects the sales numbers of Black Friday/Record Store Day, so you’ll see a lot of albums posted here that you can’t get anymore (not for cheap anyway) and […]

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Sodom announces new lineup

Posted by on January 22, 2018

Sodom’s new lineup has officially been revealed and this time around, they have expanded from a trio to a quartet. Guitarist Frank “Blackfire” Gosdzik has rejoined the group while Stefan “Husky” Hüskens has been recruited to the drumkit and Yorck Segatz on second guitar. The group plan to have their first single out by sometime […]

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