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Nuclear Blast Records Signs Exhorder

The Press Release:
New Orleans based thrash metal pioneers EXHORDER have signed to Nuclear Blast Records!

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Comments vocalist Kyle Thomas:
“The excitement level of EXHORDER being in contract negotiations once again is higher for us than we can express. Coming to an agreement with Nuclear Blast has inspired us to bring our writing to new heights. People still want to hear this band, as was evident in the reaction to our performances in 2018. Nuclear Blast strongly wants to help facilitate this venture, and for that we are truly excited and grateful. I am looking forward to seeing what we can make happen together over the next few years. The roster at Nuclear Blast speaks for itself, as well as the presence of Monte Conner and Jaap Wagemaker on the team. Be on the lookout, because EXHORDER is heading your way once again!”
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“Open Fire” by Alabama Thunderpussy

Artist: Alabama Thunderpussy
Title: “Open Fire”
Label: Relapse Records
Release Date: 3/6/2007
Genre: Hard Rock
Rating: 3.5/5

I tend to like this kind of stuff from time to time as it’s pure and back to basics Hard Rock – and if you lean to that side yourself you will find it to be the top-shelf liquor of Hard Rock & Roll. “Open Fire” presents us with ATP’s return and also with a new singer in their roster. Vocalist Kyle Thomas has a swagger and growl that brings to mind more of the heavy Southern Rock bands of days past, and there are some moments on this recording that made me think of the mighty Molly Hatchet. When you start to play this CD and “The Cleansing” begins with its almost Motley Crue “Red Hot” drumming, I dare you to not kick one back with the stereo blasting while the band kicks into gear. It’s primarily a Metal album, but some of the tunes like “None Shall Return” and “Whisky War” have that rumbling groove that you often find in bands like Artimus Piledriver.
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