F E A T U R E

Godslave - Slaves To The Old
4/8/2011 11:43:32 AM by Eric




With the big three of Sodom, Kreator and Destruction the German heavy metal scene of the 80s was as rampant as San Fran's Bay Area. The scene was dominant through the 80s and early 90s and eventually catching fire again in the '00s with newer bands breaking out the retro old school nod. One of these new groups is newcomer Godslave.

The German band started in 2008 and have released their second full length album via the label SAOL. "Into The Black" is a raging vintage affair that fully embraces Sodom's drunken delivery with a sense of Tankard and Assassin. After almost thirty years of thrash riffs how does a new band produce something valid and refreshing? Bernie told Maximum Metal: "It's not very hard because we don't care about what others think. We're just letting out what is already in ourselves. So we're not setting ourselves any boundaries and we just want to give our best. That's all you can do anyway. We don't want to create something new in particular, we just want to create something that we love and we can be proud of and we achieved this with the new record. We are damn proud of it and when people like it too and appreciate our work that is awesome and that makes us even more proud".

The band recruit some thrash assistance for the new album. Mike Sifringer of Destruction and Benedikt Zimniak of Mekong Delta both guest with some solo work and Gerrit P. Mutz of Sacred Steel provides his signature vocals on the title track.

The band will play the upcoming fests Feuerfanger and the Metallergrillen as well as working on tour for the Fall. Booking inquiries can be sent to ronny@cmm-marketing.com.

www.godslave.de



<< back >>






RANDOM ACTS OF METAL
· Demons and Wizards· Into Eternity
· Racer X· Nightwish
· Steel Prophet· Children Of Bodom
· Carpathian Forest· Mondo Generator
· Neck· Narziß
· December· Deranged
· Steel Attack· Lamb of God
· Crematorium· Manowar
· Angel Dust· Abigor
· God Dethroned· Black Label Society
· Carnal Forge· Hammerwhore
· Brainstorm· Evolution
· Black Sabbath· Sevendust
· Thunderbolt· Curriculum Mortis
· Mnemic· Tad Morose
· Attacker· Murdercycle
· Whitesnake· Primal Fear
· DevilDriver· Fraise
· Project: Failing Flesh· Hard Echo
· Neverland· Death Angel
· Gothic Knights· Construcdead
· downBleed· Messiah's Kiss
· Deep Purple· Bleeding Inc
· Lonewolf· Iron Angel
· Ministry· Skeletonwitch
· Aina· Lullacry
· Medusa· GWAR
· Conquestador· Six Feet Under
· Silent Force· The Lizards
· Overlorde· Jackyl
· The 7 Method· Azrael's Bane
· Crowbar· Ligeia
· Entombed· Blood Red Throne
· Lost Soul· Seige of Hate
· Hibria· Vicious Circle
· Tarot· Suidakra
· Icarus Witch· Mystic Prophecy
· Samael· Stormwarrior
· Severe Torture· Derek Sherinian
· Frantic Bleep· Kinrick
· Ramesses· Sinisthra
· Biss· Embraze
· Sentenced· Goddess Of Desire
· Taake· Dynamic Lights
· Slik Helvetika· Horna
· Leaves Eyes· Sebastian Bach
· Alice Cooper· Clutch
· A Lower Deep· Warchild
· Mercyful Fate· V:28
· Ignarus· Forever Slave
· The Firstborn· Shattersphere
· Savage Circus· Avulsed
· Midnight Idols· Skullshifter
· The Classic Struggle· Celebratum
· Sinocence· Virgin Steele
· Nocturnal Rites· Grimfist
· Enforsaken· Nobody's Fool
· Brother Hawk· Cardinale
· Wolves in the Throne Room· Scum
· Tris Katone· Bal-Sagoth
· Imagika· Hirax
· Hate Profile· The Furor
· TK-421· Non-Human Level
· Black Crucifixion· Upon Infliction
· Dawn of Azazel· Spawn of Possession
· War Within· Wednesday 13
· Pump· Battle Bratt
· Oblomov· Lordi
· Middian· Skullflower
· Lost Eden· With Passion
· Lord Belial· Dezperadoz
· Marc Sasso· Passion
· Aborted· Wuthering Heights
· Randy Ellefson· Depressed Mode
· Spheric Universe Experience· Averse Sefira
· I Shalt Become· Demonic Symphony
· Trivium· Witchfinder General
· SOS· Souls Of We
· Virgin Black· Sin
· Luna Mortis· Ihsahn
· Suspyre