We caught up with reanimated gods of grind, CARCASS, on their European tour to talk about their first album in 17 years. The mighty Ester Segarra shot them in Japan, while Olivier 'Zoltar' Badin got a grilling from frontman Jeff Walker (not the other way round) in Paris - it's been a long and grinding road but they're a band that deserve their place on our last cover of the year.
This month also sees the 30th anniversary of ACCEPT's fifth album, Balls To The Wall and Adrien Begrand gets to relive its making with Wolf and Stefan, while Damien also looks back to the time of changes with Brian Ross of BLITZKRIEG and I catch up with HELL and find out that they're looking firmly to the future, while keeping one foot in their past.
There's also features from DEMILICH, BULLDOZER, IRON MAN, CHASTAIN and DEMONIC CHRIST while new steel from the likes of AVATARIUM, SATAN'S SATYRS, SKULL FIST, MAGIC CIRCLE and THE RUINS OF BEVERAST.
Daily Noise: Metal & Punk History
Friday, 7 December
19 Years Ago TULUS release Evil 1999
Tuesday, 4 December
41 Years Ago SCORPIONS release Taken by Force
Sunday, 25 November
28 Years Ago ANATHEMA complete An Iliad of Woes
Saturday, 24 November
26 Years Ago DOOM SNAKE CULT release Love, Sorrow, Doom
Sunday, 18 November
30 Years Ago NECROPHILE record The Terminal Derangement
Saturday, 17 November
30 Years Ago RUDIMENTARY PENI release Cacophony
Friday, 16 November
17 Years Ago VINTERRIKET release Sturme der letzten stille
Thursday, 15 November
37 Years Ago THIN LIZZY release Renegade