Tag Archives: Vio-Lence

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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Bobby Gustafson joins Vio-Lence

Posted by on January 27, 2020

  Former Overkill guitarist Bobby Gustafson has joined Vio-Lence as guitarist Ray Vegas departs. Gustafson will join the band in February for their upcoming trek in Japan and Australia. “VIO-LENCE would like to thank Ray Vegas for all his hard work and contributions to this band. It’s been an incredible year bringing VIO back to life […]

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Carcass, Youth Of Today, Daughters, Etc. added to 2020 ‘Oblivion Access’ Festival

Posted by on January 14, 2020

The 2020 ‘Oblivion Access’ Festival, formerly known as the “Austin Terror Fest,” has announced more bands to the massive bill, which features of 50 bands. The festival will take place June 05th-07th across several venues, The Barracuda, Empire Control Room & Garage, and Mohawk venues in Austin, TX. The festival has expanded into new genres and sounds […]

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Daily lineups announced for 2019’s Full Terror Assault Open Air

Posted by on August 8, 2019

Full Terror Assault Open Air is a unique festival, which brings more of a “European-style” event as it welcomes the more extreme music for the U.S audience. The daily lineup for this year’s Festival, which kicks off on September 4th and runs through the 7th at Cave In Rock, IL’s Hogrock Campground is now available. […]

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