Testament Streaming Another New Tune


Can I just tell you how much I am looking forward to the new Testament album? I can. Well, I am very much looking forward to it, especially after hearing this song and now, their newest song. At the end of this post, stream a new Testament track called “Native Blood.” The song’s taken from […]

Testament Streaming New Song Online — Hear It Now!


And. It. Is. Fucking. Rad. As. Fuck. I was over on Blabbermouth, and found this new Testament song streaming there; I guess they’re going to start nabbing up exclusives too, because having the most traffic just isn’t enough. The song is called “True American Hate” and I love everything about it. Any johnny-come-lately Testament naysayers […]

Testament, Anthrax: More Tour Dates Lined Up


Testament and Anthrax sure do like touring together. So much, in fact, that they’re going to keep touring together this fall. Testament, Anthrax, and Death Angel will keep on touring in September, hitting even more spots across North America. I guess this latest round of dates represents the second-tier markets, or whatever the fuck they […]

Testament’s New Album Due July 31


And that’s the cover. Nuclear Blast Records has announced the new Testament disc will be in stores in Europe on July 27. Dark Roots Of Earth drops four days later in North America. Holy shit! This is phatastic! I don’t care what you say about Testament, these dudes are one of the best thrash bands […]

Anthrax Drummer’s Mom Dies


This is sad. We here at Gun Shy Assassin feel for you, Charlie. Anthrax kitman Charlie Benante confirmed over the weekend that his ailing mother has passed away. “Okay, I gotta get this out… My mom left us today. She fought her battle as long as she could,” Charlie writes online. “Thank you all for […]

Anthrax’s Bello Steps Down From Tour


Don’t be surprised when you go to see Anthrax this week, and you don’t see Anthrax. The band’s ongoing tour with Testament and Death Angel has once again been hit by some unforeseen — or possible foreseen — circumstances. Days after his uncle Charlie Benante left the tour to head home to tend to his […]

Testament’s Hoglan To Pull Double Duty With Anthrax

Gene Hoglan

Is there nothing Gene Hoglan can’t do — other than synchronized swimming? And maybe running? The current touring drummer for Testament — Gene “The Atomic Clock” Hoglan — will be pulling double duty on the band’s U.S. tour with Anthrax and Death Angel. Hoglan will also be filling in for Anthrax drummer Charlie Benante, who […]

Testament Call On Gene Hoglan For Anthrax Dates

Gene Hoglan

Yes, folks. It’s 2 a.m. and I’m awake. I dozed off while watching television, and woke up around 1 a.m. to make lemonade, and realized I had slept through my plans. Phat! So why not post. Testament — you know, the thrash legends who fucking rule — will continue employing the overwhelming talents of Gene […]

Testament Release Statement On Paul Bostaph’s Departure

Chuck Billy

And we’ve got it. Chuck Billy, the vocalist for Bay Area thrashers Testament, has released the following statement regarding the recent, unexpected, but not uncharacteristic departure of drummer Paul Bostaph. “I, Eric, Alex, and Greg want to congratulate our brother, forever, Paul Bostaph on his new band, BlackGates,” starts the statement. “And while ‘The Hands […]

Paul Bostaph Quits Testament

Paul Bostaph

Say what?!? Testament frontman Chuck Billy has confirmed to U.K.’s Terrorizer magazine that drummer Paul Bostaph has vacated the band. Bostaph has not been recording with Testament, because of a “serious injury.” Testament’s new album The Dark Roots of Earth will be in stores April 27 through Nuclear Blast. I wonder if that means Gene […]