Saturday was about metal, and Testament brought it in spades. Playing in front of a giant pentacle backdrop, they opened to a sea of devil horns with Brotherhood of the Snake. The crowd was loving it and Testament played heavily to it, motivating the crowd into a churning circle pit for their fitting song Into the Pit while vocalist Chuck Billy air-guitared and headbanged around the stage.
Right on schedule, the five-piece fronted by the ever-jovial frontman Chuck Billy take to the stage and open with the title track from their most recent album Brotherhood of the Snake.
Bloodstock, we’re home! Just like opening the front door after a long day at work, pulling up at Catton Park on Thursday morning is a welcome return
I stayed briefly for Testament and seeing Chuck Billy’s facial expressions is all that you need. After their latest release of ‘Brotherhood of the Snake,’ it only shows how much they still have it.
“Brotherhood of the Snake” underlines that Testament belongs to the spearhead of thrash metal.
Atmosphere in which nations, color of your skin and other unimportant things don’t matter, all of the human beings are connected with one thing and one thing only, Metal culture.
I think after the original breakup when you hear The Gathering record you can really hear that this is where we shifted gears and really found something that was so total thrash
Once again I hear tips of the hat to TESTAMENT, SLAYER, EXODUS and MEGADETH, mixed with the slight modern overtones of the groovier acts like PANTERA, MACHINE HEAD and a tiny little bit of TRIVIUM…
After more than twenty years of hiding, It seems like Poland’s best kept secret TESTOR are finally ready to take than next step and introduce themselves to the rest of the world. ANIMAL KILLSTINCT (great title BTW) is the band’s fourth studio album and their first international release courtesy of their new record label Killer Metal Records…