Ladies and gentlemen, today sees the release of the special Anniversary Edition 2 CD, Revised artwork version of the classic thrash masterpiece 'Sounds Of Violence' As part of the celebration, Onslaught are also putting out a new video for the track 'Godhead' which will be available to view from 15:00 CET today! As if that wasn't enough, AFM are also releasing limited edition coloured Vinyls of VI, Sounds Of Violence and Generation Antichrist today!
The special 2 CD anniversary version of 'Sounds of Violence' and the limited edition vinyl re-releases are available here…
Sounds Of Violence (Anniversary Edition, 2-CD) https://shop.afm-records.de/.../onslaught-sounds-of...
VI – (Red Vinyl) https://shop.afm-records.de/.../onslaught-vi-gatefold-red-lp
Generation Antichrist – (Red Vinyl) https://shop.afm-records.de/.../onslaught-generation...
Sounds Of Violence – (Red Vinyl) https://shop.afm-records.de/.../onslaught-sounds-of...
Sounds Of Violence (Anniversary Edition, 2-CD) https://www.plastichead.com/onslaught-sounds-of-violence...
VI – (Red Vinyl) https://www.plastichead.com/onslaught-vi-red-vinyl-vinyl...
Generation Antichrist – (Red Vinyl) https://www.plastichead.com/onslaught-generation...
Sounds Of Violence – (Red Vinyl) https://www.plastichead.com/onslaught-sounds-of-violence...
Sounds Of Violence (Anniversary Edition, 2-CD) https://www.cede.ch/de/music/?view=detail&branch_sub=0&branch=1&aid=17883325
VI - (Red Vinyl) https://www.cede.ch/de/music/?view=detail&branch_sub=0...
Generation Antichrist - (Red Vinyl) https://www.cede.ch/de/music/?view=detail&branch_sub=0...
Sounds Of Violence - (Red Vinyl) https://www.cede.ch/de/music/?view=detail&branch_sub=0...
Sounds Of Violence (Anniversary Edition, 2-CD) https://www.levykauppax.fi/.../ons.../sounds_of_violence/...
VI – (Red Vinyl) https://www.levykauppax.fi/artist/onslaught/vi/#809400
Generation Antichrist - (Red Vinyl) https://www.levykauppax.fi/.../generation_antichrist/...
Sounds Of Violence (Anniversary Edition, 2-CD) https://www.platomania.nl/.../sounds_of_violence/onslaught
VI – (Red Vinyl) https://www.platomania.nl/.../11769494/vi_coloured/onslaught
Generation Antichrist – (Red Vinyl) https://www.platomania.nl/.../generation.../onslaught
Sounds Of Violence – (Red Vinyl) https://www.platomania.nl/.../sounds_of.../onslaught
Sounds Of Violence (Anniversary Edition, 2-CD) https://www.amazon.it/Sounds.../dp/B0B5KNVZMN/ref=sr_1_3...
VI – (Red Vinyl) https://www.amazon.it/VI.../dp/B0B5Q6V688/ref=sr_1_1...
Sounds Of Violence - (Red Vinyl) https://www.amazon.it/Sounds.../dp/B0B5PLFF72/ref=sr_1_2...
Generation Antichrist – (Red Vinyl) https://www.amazon.it/Generat.../dp/B0B5KQRWKY/ref=sr_1_3...
Sounds Of Violence (Anniversary Edition, 2-CD) https://www.amazon.com/dp/B0B5KNVZMN
VI – (Red Vinyl) www.amazon.com/dp/B0B5Q6V688
Sounds Of Violence - (Red Vinyl) https://www.amazon.com/dp/B0B5PLFF72
..It is with great sadness to hear about the unexpected death of Steve, who was undoubtedly one of the greatest voices in the world of metal music. We had some real good times back in the days of ISOS and he will be sorely missed. We would like to send our deepest condolences to his family at this truly difficult time, our thoughts are with you.
"See you in Hell my friend"
As part of Onslaught's 40th anniversary celebrations, AFM Records will re-issue the last three ONSLAUGHT studio albums - Sounds Of Violence (2011), VI (2013) and Generation Antichrist as limited red 180 gram Vinyl editions all with gatefold sleeves on November 11th.
There are a lot more anniversary surprises coming soon!
Pre-order here: https://shop.afm-records.de/onslaught/
British Thrash Metal pioneers Onslaught received their induction to the 'Metal Hall of Fame' during their recent on-stage performance at Maryland Deathfest. (USA)
'Metal Hall of Fame' President/CEO Pat Gesualdo comments. "Thrash Metal is a crucial part of the entire spectrum of Heavy Metal, and also a huge foundation for the Metal Hall of Fame. We are very proud to have Onslaught represent this genre that we all love so much.
" Nige Rockett comments: We are so honoured to receive this amazing recognition from the Metal Hall of Fame, it's been an incredible journey for this band and to receive this award in our 40th Anniversary year is really the icing on the cake...
This is a great day for Onslaught a great day for 'Thrash Metal' and a great day for the 'UK Metal scene'. 'Onslaught' is in a very very cool place right now and I think it only right that we should also give an honourable mention to Messers Sy Keeler and Steve Grice for their immense contributions in helping us achieve this great accolade.
This one is for the fans..!
Cheerz Nige, Jeff, Wayne, James & Dave
British Thrash Metal pioneers Onslaught will be Inducted into the 2022 Metal Hall of Fame, during their on-stage performance at Maryland Deathfest, May 28, 2022.
"We are excited to Induct British thrash metal pioneers Onslaught into the 2022 Metal Hall of Fame during their performance on stage at Deathfest Maryland," says Metal Hall of Fame President/CEO Pat Gesualdo. "Thrash Metal is a crucial part of the entire spectrum of Heavy Metal, and also a huge foundation for the Metal Hall of Fame. We are very proud to have Onslaught represent this genre that we all love so much.
" Nige Rockett - Onslaught guitarist / founding member comments:"Wow, What can we say, this has come completely out of the blue…! We are truly honoured to receive this extremely prestigious recognition and join a list of so many awesome and respected names from the world of metal music.This has to be right up there with the best of accolades that this band has ever received in our in our long and illustrious career, it's a great day for 'Thrash Metal' and a great day for the 'UK Metal scene'.
This award could not have arrived at a more perfect time as we celebrate '40 years of raising hell', it really is a true validation of 'Onslaught' past and present..This one is for the fans..! Thank you all.!"
Nige, Jeff, Wayne, James & Dave
About the Metal Hall of FameThe Metal Hall of Fame is a volunteer non-profit organization that enshrines forever, those Legendary musicians, artists, and music industry executives who are responsible for making Hard Rock and Heavy Metal music what it is today. Their contribution to the genre is invaluable, and they keep inspiring fans throughout the world, from generation to generation. The Metal Hall of Fame holds the Annual Metal Hall of Fame Celebrity Gala every January.
The Metal Hall of Fame Voting Process is derived by fans of all genres of Hard Rock and Heavy Metal, along with the Metal Hall of Fame voting committee. Fans cast their vote all year round for their favorite artists, bands, producers, and industry executives via the Metal Hall of Fame website at www.metalhalloffame.org.
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We're all really looking forward to a super positive year ahead, did you know it's the "40th Anniversary" for Onslaught in 2022. Something very special is coming your way..!! Thank you all for your amazing and never ending support. Have a metal 22.!
Nige, Jeff, James, Wayne & Dave
For all of our American friends, we now have exclusive merchandise designs – as well as some old school classics – available at VISION MERCH.666% Pure Thrash!
Onslaught are more than delighted to announce our headline slot at the "Back From The Dead Festival" at The Underworld in Camden, August 20th. This - ladies and gentlemen - will be our one and only club show of 2021....so go crazy and see you in the pit!!!
Given the current uncertainty, initial ticket sales are being limited, with the first batch on sale now! The next batch of tickets are due to go on sale on 15 July, subject to it looking suitably clear to increase capacity. In short - don't miss out!
It is a huge honour for Onslaught to be back as the first live headliners of a major rock and metal festival since the beginning of the worldwide Covid pandemic lockdowns.As always, we are more than stoked to be thrashing out at Bloodstock, but this year to mark this very special occasion - and as the opening show with our new chart breaking album, 'Generation Antichrist'- we've got something brutal, something big and something very, very explosive lined up for you all!See you in the pit!"
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The new neck snapping lyric music video from UK thrash metal legends Onslaught, getting ready to burst out of your screens 08/10/2020...Taken from Onslaught's latest chart breaking album 'Generation Antichrist' A new level of total brutality!
Onslaught are holding the #1 spot on the U.S.A - NACC LOUD ROCK CHARTS with their neck breaking new album GENERATION ANTICHRIST! A huge, huge thank you to EVERYONE who helped make this happen – Nationwide in the US - this is awesome!!!
Onslaught smash their way into the Official UK Independent Album Charts with the ferocious new album GENERATION ANTICHRIST crashing the party at #40.
Ladies and Gentlemen, some breaking news just in from our record company!"Onslaught official burst into the official German charts for the first time ever and landed at # 52 with their brutal, outstanding Thrash Metal album "Generation Antichrist"We are all so proud and thankful and say to everybody who was involved in this success thank you for your work and effort and belief!!"The devastating new album GENERATION ANTICHRIST is OUT NOW via AFM Records!