News•July 10, 2012 11:16 PM ET•2,815 views
Metal Blade Records signs Satan's Wrath
Official press release: Metal Blade Records is proud to announce the signing of Satan's Wrath. Formed in 2011 by multi-instrumentalist Tas Danazoglou (vocals, drums, bass) and Stamos K (guitars), Satan's Wrath deal in a style of heavy metal music which harks back to the times when the death, black and thrash genres were all considered one in the same, and only leather, spikes and bullets were real! The band's debut release Galloping Blasphemy contains nine tracks of unholy terror and is to be released on September 25th, 2012 in North America, and September 21st/24th in Europe. Updates and new music will be released on metalblade.com as they become available. Tas Danazoglou comments on the deal with Metal Blade: "I bought 'Show No Mercy' by Slayer when it was first released and have dreamt of the day when my own unholy necro-noise would be unleashed upon the earth via the same channels. Literally, this is my nightmare come true." Brian Slagel of Metal Blade Records, who celebrate their 30 year anniversary this year, comments: "When I first heard Satan's Wrath it transported me back three decades to the early days of the label when I loved bands like Slayer (who released their first 3 titles between 1983 & 1985 on Metal Blade) and Possessed (whose first commercial release was the track "Swing of the Axe" which opened the Metal Blade compilation 'Metal Massacre XI' in 1985). What will always impress me about the heavy metal genre is its ability to borrow from the past and boldly wear it's influences on its sleeve, while still sounding fresh and relevant to the time it was created. Satan's Wrath are one of those bands, and will be right at home alongside the other acts on the Metal Blade roster - past, present and future."
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