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MEMORIAM are one of the too few bands that kept me sane the last few years when everyone else and their mother was either turning right wing edgelord, bickering amongst themselves over dumb shit and undermining productive coalition building or wallowing in their privilege instead of accepting genuine critique. This band stayed strong and released killer record after killer record! They spread an “old school death metal and political awareness can be good bedfellows” message that never sacrificed tunes over schooling the masses yet still manage to not skimp in the important knowledge department either (even when banging skulls together)!

The band consists of Bolt Thrower’s iconic Karl Willetts alongside ex-members of Benediction and Sacrilege and will never let you down.

To The End, the group’s triumphant latest, will be out via Reaper Entertainment in late March. Order it HERE.

Karl Willetts states:
“This is one of the first songs that came together for the new album. A song, we got a serious political theme to it, written in the whole time span of the “black lives matter” demonstrations.
So this song is inspired by these events and it is inspired by a friend of mine, who was involved in one of these demonstrations in the USA. She was there to video the event.
And in the process of this, she managed to get arrested and received 80 hours of community service for her work on the demonstration. But she managed it to get very good video footage of the police, warning the crowd and threatening to use chemical weapons to get them off the streets. It was frightening to see these scenes and it inspired me to write the lyrics of the song.
So the lyrics fit very well with the music, which is very hard and hitting. This song is a tribute to all people who was part of the black lives matters demonstrations and of course to my friend.”


Along with Boston hardcore band Move‘s explosive and must hear Freedom Dreams , MEMORIAM’s “Failure To Comply” rounds out a really solid week for informed and meaningful new material in the heavy music scene!

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Sad news: RIP Bolt Thrower’s ‘Kiddie’ Kearns

Posted by Morgan Y Evans - Walking Bombs on Thursday, September 17, 2015 at 6:46 AM (PST)


From the Black Conjuration Festival Facebook page.

Bolt Thrower have issued the following statement;

“With the heaviest of hearts, and still numb from shock, we have to share the very sad news that on Monday 14th September Bolt Thrower lost our powerhouse drummer, Martin ‘Kiddie’ Kearns.

After the first rehearsal for our upcoming tour of Australia, Kiddie suddenly felt unwell which continued throughout the night, and the next day he passed away peacefully in his sleep.

He was a fantastic Dad, husband, son, friend, but to us he was always ‘Kiddie’, the same 17 year old Coventry kid whose drumming style and personality blew us away when he first walked into our rehearsal room 20+ years ago.

Kiddie enriched our lives, and the Bolt Thrower sound. He leaves a massive hole in the lives of everyone who knew him and will be very sorely missed by many.

Karl, Jo, Baz, Gav & the loyal BT crew”

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Bolt Thrower wage “Overtures of War” tour with Canada

Posted by Morgan Y Evans - Walking Bombs on Wednesday, February 11, 2015 at 3:33 PM (PST)


Bolt Thrower are returning to Canada this summer. The band has posted the following update:

“Continuing down the path of revisiting places we haven’t been to for a very long time, we’re happy to announce that the next country on our list is Canada!

We’ll be playing three shows:

June 19th – Amnesia Rockfest, Montebello, QC

June 20th London Music Hall, London, ON

June 21st Rickshaw Theatre, Vancouver, BC

“Support bands for the two club shows will be announced soon. Check the venue websites for information regarding tickets.




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Bolt Thrower announce Fall European tour

Posted by Morgan Y Evans - Walking Bombs on Wednesday, April 30, 2014 at 6:28 PM (PST)


It’s a ways off, but Bolt Thrower fans across the pond can rejoice that the famed war metal band have announced a Fall tour of deathly proportions.

Tickets will go on sale soon, check the venues for more info. Links to each venue can be found on the tour dates page of their official website. Support bands are currently being confirmed, so more details will follow.

BOLT THROWER comments: “As previously stated by the band: “We’re chuffed to announce we’ll be returning to some of our favorite European venues in the autumn. We’re especially looking forward to playing some German club shows again, something we haven’t done for 8 years now.”

Click HERE for dates.

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Tour: Bolt Thrower announces limited US tour dates

Posted by tyrusrunyan on Friday, February 15, 2013 at 9:59 AM (PST)

BoltThrowerLogoUK metal band Bolt Thrower have announced that they will be playing a handful of shows following their appearance at Maryland Deathfest.

You can see the tour dates here.

Bolt Thrower released their last album in 2005 titled Those Once Loyal which they consider to be “the perfect Bolt Thrower album.” The bands has postponed recording indefinably as their goal was always to stop recording once they recorded the perfect album.  Although vocalist Karl Willets has mentioned recording a 9th album.

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Due to the extremely high demand, Earache Records are repressing the vinyl of the classic Bolt Thrower album, “Realm Of Chaos”. This release has been remastered in Full Dynamic Range from the original master tapes, ensuring the highest quality sound that the album has ever had! The original pressing completely sold out in less than a week, so if you missed out last time, make sure you order this one quickly!

Order from the Earache webstore HERE.

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