NEWS

DARK ANGEL Announce New Album Update

Dark Angel drummer Gene Hoglan recently gave a lengthy update on the band’s long-awaited fifth studio album on his Twitch channel, confirming that they are still working on the record but doesn’t expect it to be released prior to 2022, when the band resumes playing shows. The new Dark Angel record will be the first studio album from the band since 1991’s Time Does Not Heal. Hoglan clarified: “Yeah [Dark Angel is] still alive. We had a lot of shows […]

ALBUMS

ERIC PELLEGRINI – V3: The Green Hour

I don’t cover many solo artists on Metal Purgatory Media since its usually not in my favor of genres I’m heavily into. However, Eric Pellegrini is a upcoming solo artist who specializes in different musical genres from symphonic metal, industrial, gothic and even thrash metal to a extent. His ability and vision in wanting to create music that is not only interesting to me, but his interpretation as a guitarist and songwriter really sets the tone to have tracks filled […]

ALBUMS

VULTURE – Dealin’ Death

There comes a time in life when I got introduced to thrash and speed metal during my teenager years whether it be early Megadeth, Destruction, Kreator, Death Angel and Testament to other bands whom incorporated the thrash and blackened movements anywhere from Midnight, Destroyer 666, Toxic Holocaust and Nocturnal Graves to this upcoming band from Germany known as Vulture and their latest offering Dealin’ Death and is the third full-length by the band and is released on Metal Blade Records. […]

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FLOTSAM AND JETSAM Premiere New Single & Music Video

Flotsam And Jetsam premiered their new single and music video “Brace For Impact”. It is the third advance track to arrive from their fourteenth studio album “Blood In The Water“, out June 4th via AFM Records. Drummer Ken K Mary had this to say: “We knew we had to come out strong after ‘The End Of Chaos‘. I’m not sure we really believed we could deliver. Those fears, it turns out, were unfounded. The events around us just poured fuel […]

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VENGEFUL GHOUL Unleash New Single

Turkish thrash metallers Vengeful Ghoul have shared brand new song ‘Back To War’, which is taken from their upcoming second full-length album, “Infestation.” No exact release date has been revealed yet. Stay tuned.  

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MEGADETH’s David Ellefson Explains Leaked Graphic Exchanges: ‘Taken out of Context’

Original Megadeth bassist David Ellefson is denying grooming accusations after graphic exchanges with underage girl leaked. “As you may or not know, some private and personal conversations and interactions have surfaced online, released with ill intention by a third party who was not authorized to have them or share them,” Ellefson said in an earlier Instagram post before switching his account to private mode. “While certainly embarrassing, I want to address it as openly and honestly as possible. As much […]

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CELTIC HILLS Unleash New Song ‘Alliteratio’

Italian legendary Speed/thrash metallers Celtic Hills have revealed a new song ‘Alliteratio’ taken from their new album “Mystai Keltoy,” coming out on May 15th 2021 via Elevate Records. Frontman Jonathan Vanderbilt on ‘Alliteratio’: “Alliteratio is a song written in Italian, thinking about the Sanremo Italian Song Festival! The text uses the grammatical rule of alliteration resulting very poetic and melodic on the notes of the song. Inserting it on the record was a gamble, but it is very pleasing to […]

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DESTRUCTION Ink Worldwide Deal With Napalm Records

By signing a new contract with Napalm Records, Destruction have opened a new chapter in their long-running career. The Germans are planning to release their next full length instalment in 2022. Destruction’s Schmier on the signing: “Well, this decision was a long way coming! We are super excited to join the Napalm family, because I have been a fan of the label and their philosophy for a long time. I’ve followed their impressive history and great work for many years […]