'An Irish Tribute To Thrash' Due In September

August 27, 2008

Two years in the making, "An Irish Tribute to Thrash", Ireland's first tribute to thrash, will be released on September 5. It will be made availagle as a limited-edition digipack and will also be released on vinyl. According to a press release, the collection features "a wide variety from the thrash and crossover years to tantalize and take the listener on a trap down thrash memory lane, with covers from D.R.I. to VENOM and VIO-LENCE to CELTIC FROST done by some of Ireland's finest like MASS EXTINCTION, ERA VULGARIS, WARPATH, SOL AXIS, DE NOVISIMUS, SORROWFALL and many more who not only paid a fantastic tribute to the old thrash era butalso paid their respects to those who have influenced the scene andsadly have passed on and are not here to see a new thriving thrash scene today."

"An Irish Tribute to Thrash" track listing:

* MASS EXTINCTION - "Kill on Command" (originally by VIO-LENCE)
* SOL AXIS - "Raise the Dead" (originally by BATHORY)
* ERA VULGARIS - "Five Magiks" (originally by MEGADETH)
* REIGN OF FIRE - "Beneath the Remains" (originally by SEPULTURA)
* WARPATH - "Piece by Piece" (originally by SLAYER)
* MANIFEST - "Seemingly Endless Time" (originally by DEATH ANGEL)
* NUCLEAR REIGN - "Into the Pit" (originally by TESTAMENT)
* ONLY FUMES AND CORPSES - "I Don't Need Society" (originally by D.R.I.)
* SORROWFALL - "Fade to Black" (originally by METALLICA)
* ACRID NEBULA - "The Usurper" (originally by CELTIC FROST)
* DE NOVISIMUS - "Hang the Pope" (originally by NUCLEAR ASSAULT)
* CHRISTORGY - "Satans Trampoline" (originally by LAWNMOWER DETH)
* VIOCOSIS - "The American Way" (originally by SACRED REICH)
* RAGING CONFLICT - "People of the Lie" (originally by KREATOR)
* DARKEST ERA - "Countess Bathory" (originally by VENOM)

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