Wednesday, 22 February 2017

TANKARD Working on New Album


Legendary German alcohol soaked thrash metal act TANKARD are currently working on the follow up to their highly acclaimed 2014 album, ‘R.I.B.’. The guys will enter Gernhart Studios inTroisdorf with engineer Martin Buchwalter in January 2017 to kick off the recording of their 35th anniversary album.

The currently untitled album is planned for a 2017 release via Nuclear Blast.

More info coming soon… stay tuned.

Their current album ‘R.I.B.’ (Rest In Beer) was released June 20, 2014 via Nuclear Blast.
You can order your copy here. 

More on ‘R.I.B.’:
‘Fooled By Your Guts’ Offical Video
Making Of ‘Fooled By Your Guts’ Video
‘R.I.B.’ Official Video
Album Trailer

The story of TANKARD is an exceptional one: the thrash metal force from Frankfurt, Germany has been around since the early 80’s, spearheading a wave of German thrash bands who became successful worldwide (Kreator, Destruction, Sodom…). And while a lot of other bands struggled, split up or came back for reunions, TANKARD never had these problems. They have always been there. And they’ve kept their worldwide fanbase for all of these years, delivering strong album after strong album. When you think of beer and thrash metal, the name TANKARD is the resounding response.

Visit TANKARD online:

About Mark Dean

I'm a 40+ music fan. Fond mostly of rock and metal - my staple musical food delights. Originally from Northern Ireland, I am now based in the UK-Manchester. I have a hectic musical existence with regular shows and interviews. Been writing freelance for five years now with several international websites. Passionate about what I do, I have been fortunate already to interview many of my all-time musical heroes. My music passion was first created by seeing Status Quo at the tender age of 15. While I still am passionate about my rock and metal, I have found that with age my taste has diversified so that now I am actually dipping into different musical genres and styles for the first time. Photo: Mark Dean with Jeff Kendrick of Devildriver - Photography by Olga Kuzmenko

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