Tag Archives: Vio-Lence

Sean Killian of Vio-Lence released from Covid-19 hospitalization; defends decision to not take vaccine

Posted by on August 31, 2021

  Sean Killian of Vio-Lence speaks about his decision to not take the vaccine after returning home from Covid-19 hospitalization. On August 22, after his contraction of Covid-19, he wrote , “I entered the hospital to be treated for Covid. I contracted the virus from a friend who was unaware he was carrying it. I […]

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Vio-Lence vocalist hospitalized with Covid-19

Posted by on August 23, 2021

  Sean Killian, vocalist of Vio-Lence was hospitalized with Covid-19. The 57-year-old singer is no stranger to health issues, being the recipient of a successful liver transplant in 2018. In a post to his social media Killian said this: “I entered the hospital Thursday to be treated for Covid. I contracted the virus from a […]

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Vio-Lence unleashes “Upon Their Cross” at live concert

Posted by on August 9, 2021

  Vio-Lence have debuted “Upon Their Cross” at a live show in Fresno, California at Strummer’s. The track will be part of the band’s new EP, Let The World Burn, coming early 2022 on Metal Blade. This is the first show with its current line up which features original members, guitarist Phil Demmel, singer Sean […]

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Vio-Lence tease new music

Posted by on June 9, 2021

  After a 30 year absence, Vio-Lence have dropped a tease of new music. A smidge of brutality, if you will, a hint as to what’s in store for fans of the San Francisco Bay Area thrash outfit, and it sounds massive. That’s right, new Vio-Lence music is coming, and it feels so good! The […]

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Jamey Jasta recruits Phil Demmel (Vio-Lence) and Chuck Billy (Testament) for new solo record

Posted by on May 11, 2021

  Hatebreed frontman Jamey Jasta is currently working on his new solo project dubbed, …And Jasta For All and has recruited guitarist Phil Demmel (Vio-Lence) and vocalist Chuck Billy (Testament) to guest on the record. To help produce the record, Jasta is selling spots on his thank you list for that upcoming album, as well as […]

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Vio-lence have entered the studio!

Posted by on January 21, 2021

  Reunited thrashers Vio-lence have entered the studio to work on five new songs. The group are currently at Trident Studios in Pacheco, CA working on a new EP, expected to arrive later this year via Metal Blade Records. Guitarist Phil Demmel checked in with the following update via Instagram:   “It’s been just over […]

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Vio-lence to enter the studio in January

Posted by on December 31, 2020

    Vio-lence will enter Trident Studios in Pacheco, CA on January 18th to begin recording their new EP, which is expected to arrive in mid 2021 via Metal Blade Records. The reunited Bay Area thrashers will be working with producer Juan Urteaga (Testament, Machine Head, Exodus) for the recording sessions.    The group made […]

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Vio-lence share cover of Dead Kennedys’ “California Über Alles”

Posted by on August 20, 2020

  Vio-lence have shared their cover of Dead Kennedys’ “California Über Alles.” The band expressed their love for the song and how instrumental the music was to the Bay Area punk scene. “Being musicians in the Bay Area Thrash Metal scene, Vio-lence believes it is important to acknowledge the music that had a huge influence […]

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70000tons round 10 2020 explained by members of Trollfest, Carach Angren, The Agonist, etc.

Posted by on March 4, 2020

70000tons of Metal by far surpasses any other metal cruise. It’s more than a fan’s all-access pass hanging out with some of their favorite bands. The overall adventure is a vacation with like-minded individuals surrounded by their metal brothers and sisters. It’s an example of how loving and caring the metal community is as it […]

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Ex-Machine Head guitarist Phil Demmel announces Echoes Of Reckoning handle

Posted by on January 29, 2020

Phil Demmel (ex-Machine Head, Vio-lence) has decided to consolidate his many projects under one name. That name, Echoes Of Reckoning, will be the “music umbrella” for all of Demmel’s solo projects and collaborations regardless of genre. “I look forward to collaborating with my friends and capturing these little auditory snapshots on ‘tape,’ Demmel told Blabbermouth. […]

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