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
2013-12-20 16:10 - As part of their ongoing "12 Days 'Til Christmas" video feature, members of Bay Area thrash band TESTAMENT have taken the time to share some of their favorite Christmas ... Details
2013-11-07 05:00 - Chuck Billy and Eric Peterson of Bay Area thrash veterans TESTAMENT, discuss their teenage years, hobbies, heritage, family and the most rewarding parts of the job, in the ... Details
2013-10-18 03:00 - »Dark Roots Of Thrash«, the brand new live DVD by legendary thrash metallers TESTAMENT is out now. Fans can view the trailer for »Dark Roots Of Thrash« ... Details
2013-10-15 00:00 - »Dark Roots Of Thrash«, a DVD/2CD release documenting Bay Area veterans TESTAMENT’s sold-out headlining performance at the Paramount in Huntington, NY this past February, ... Details
2013-10-07 01:00 - Bay Area Thrash Veterans TESTAMENT have just revealed a trailer for their upcoming DVD »Dark Roots Of Thrash«, which will be released on - NEW DATES - October 18 (Europe), ... Details
2013-09-13 05:00 - Taken from their upcoming new DVD »Dark Roots Of Thrash«, Bay Area Thrash Veterans TESTAMENT have just unleashed the first track ‘Rise Up’, check out the video clip ... Details
2013-08-16 00:00 - For their upcoming new release »Dark Roots Of Thrash«, Bay-Area Veterans TESTAMENT have just revealed an extended insight towards to content of this brand new piece of ... Details
2013-04-26 06:00 - US thrash metal legends TESTAMENT have confirmed more live dates for this summer. The band returns to Europe after their highly successful club tour early 2013 in support ... Details
2013-04-18 03:00 - This year, Metal Hammer Germany will award their annual Metal Hammer Awards for the fifth time on Friday, September 13, at the “Kesselhaus” in Berlin, Germany, with live pe... Details
2013-02-22 00:00 - Chuck Billy, singer for thrash legends TESTAMENT, has recorded a short video message for all fans around Germany and the surrounding countries the band will tour in March.