2012-07-27 - The brand new album, „Dark Roots Of Earth“, by legendary Bay Area thrashers TESTAMENT is OUT NOW!
Get you digital copy at http://www.itunes.com/testament or order your physical copy at http://www.nuclearblast.de/suche/testament
„Dark Roots Of Earth“ is available as jewel case CD, limited digipack CD/DVD including 4 bonus tracks, limited Nuclear Blast mailorder edition including a thick leather belt featuring a TESTAMENT buckle and as differently coloured vinyl.
In-studio video Part 1 http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=8VDEzxQ2uiM
In-studio video Part 2 http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=5fjdhnWLwew
In-studio video Part 3 http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=7kT8OK4aQ2k
In-studio video Part 4 http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=QUKdV_EErXM
In-studio video Part 5 http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=KLvB2LdBejM
Part 1 of the “behind-making-of” the “Native Blood” music video http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=6jGitAOIOqg
„Native Blood“ lyric video: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=aHyVbLMSO7k
The band is also about to kick of a run of European summer festivals and a few single shows on Tuesday, July 31.
31.07. – Toritto, Italy – Total Metal Fest
02.08. – Székesfehérvár, Hungary – Fezen Fest
03.08. – Lucerne, Switzerland – Konzerthaus Schuur
04.08. – Wacken, Germany – Wacken Fest
06.08. – Tolmin, Slovenia – Metalcamp
09.08. – Vasteras, Sweden – Sigurdsgatan 25
10.08. – Rejmyre, Sweden – Skogsrojet
11.08. – Derbyshire, UK – Bloodstock Fest
12.08. – Brussels, Belgium – Alcatraz Fest
13.08. – Istanbul, Turkey – Venue 2012
Various press statements about „Dark Roots Of Earth“:
"Hail and kill! Fuckin' awesome!"
METAL HAMMER (UK) | Amit Sharma
"Polish the crown because 2012's thrash kings have been crowned!"
TERRORIZER (UK) | Lee MacBride
"TESTAMENT is blasting away through another brilliant album. There are songs here that might be future classics. This album brings them another step further!"
SCREAM (NO) | Stig Oedegaard
"This album is really good and requires to be heard a second time. The production is huge for a really melodic album. It nevertheless kicks ass!"
METALLIAN (FR) | Frank Segard
"Thrash Metal ist not all about aggression and blastbeats. It's also about songwriting and true metal feeling - "Dark Roots Of Earth" proves it. Love the album!"
METAL HAMMER (GR) | Hakos Pervanidis
"No testament necessary for these veterans of bay area thrash metal yet! Familiar elements with few new accents. Still strong after all these years!"
ROCK TRIBUNE (B) | Vera Matthijssens
"Old TESTAMENT, new TESTAMENT! This time, it's all there!"
SOUNDI (FI) / BURRN! (JP) / Timo Isoaho
"Torn between savoring all the subtle changes and shifts in rhythm and melodies... and just thoughtlessly headbang the whole way through. Was thrash metal always this sophisticated?"
SPARK (CZ) | Jana Vrbkova
"TESTAMENT know how to be true to their roots and reinventing the wheel! Amazing!"
METAL HAMMER (IT) | Andrea Vignati
"The same old and good TESTAMENT but updated and reinvented!"
REVOLVER (ES) | Javier Felez Rodriguez
"When journalists describe a classic bands new album as "dynamic" it's usually a polite/cowardly way to say that it's desperately trying to be hip and modern when actually failing horribly. This time it actually means dynamic as in: True to it's genre while progressing and adding interesting formulas to the songwriting and musical expression!"
SWEDEN ROCK (SWE) | David Jannati
2016-10-20 16:00 - In this fifth video trailer, vocalist Chuck Billy and guitarist Eric Peterson discuss the concept behind the album artwork, created by Eliran Kantor! Details
2016-10-12 17:00 - Legendary bay area thrash metal giants TESTAMENT has released an interactive 360º visualizer for the brand new track, 'Stronghold', today! Details
2016-10-05 19:00 - Chuck Billy, vocalist of legendary bay area thrash metal giants TESTAMENT, recently sat down with WeedmapsTV / Marijuana.com for an exclusive interview. Details
2016-09-28 16:00 - Chuck Billy and Eric Peterson of legendary bay area thrash metal giants TESTAMENT discuss some of the lyrical themes that inspired their upcoming 12th album. Details
2016-09-21 16:00 - Legendary bay area thrash metal giants TESTAMENT have released the official browser game for the band's upcoming 12th album, »Brotherhood Of The Snake«. Details
2016-09-16 20:00 - Vocalist Chuck Billy and guitarist Eric Peterson of legendary bay area thrash metal giants TESTAMENT talk about the recording process of the bands upcoming 12th album. Details
2016-09-08 16:00 - Legendary bay area thrash metal giants TESTAMENT have released the first of several trailers for their upcoming 12th album, »Brotherhood Of The Snake«. Details
2016-09-02 16:00 - Legendary bay area thrash metal giants TESTAMENT have released the title track for their upcoming 12th album, »Brotherhood Of The Snake«, which will be released on October 28! Details
2016-08-22 19:00 - Swedish heavy metal Vikings AMON AMARTH have announced legendary Bay Area thrash titans TESTAMENT as Special Guest of the massive European »Jomsviking« tour! Details
2016-08-12 12:00 - Legendary bay area thrash metal giants TESTAMENT have revealed the cover art for their upcoming 12th album, »Brotherhood Of The Snake«! Details