Onslaught @ The Garage, London.

Onslaught at Slaughtered Fest 2013,
12th October 2013
Review & Photography by Sabrina Dersel

The London Zombie walk may have distracted Londoners today, but the Onslaught hardcore fans are true to their band!

Before the metal forces take the stage, Master is here and ready to warm us up with their death metal from Chicago.

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Paul Speckmann’s beard could steal the show; however, the trio delivers a high quality set.

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The growling vocals of Paul combined with Alex “93” Nejezchleba’s intricate guitar riffs and the pounding on the drums by Zdenek “Zdenal”Pradlovsky certainly don’t disappoint.

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With a venue only filled to its half, but nonetheless quiet, Rob Halford lookalike Mike Hourihan takes his seat behind his drums…the rest of the band follows, and the show is on Metalheads!

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Onslaught are an English thrash metal band from Bristol, initially active from 1983 to 1991, they reformed in 2004.

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The many changes of their line-up haven’t diminished their following, and tonight lots of fans are ready for the mosh pit.
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They open with Killing Peace, which sets the whole mayhem for what is to come!

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Sy Keeler is a charismatic vocalist, always asking his audience for more fists in the air and headbanging from the fans.
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Andy Rosser-Davies and Nige Rockett on guitars are non stop riffs machines assisted by Jeff Williams on the bass.

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They have energy plus obvious talent, driving the most courageous of the crowd into circle pits of hell.

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Each song is welcomed loudly by all, making the evening very exciting.

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Angel Of Death, Metal Forces, Code Black are only a few of their best songs, but the bands clever decision to end with Power From Hell proves to be the wisest move.

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Ending tonight’s mayhem on the best song everybody could wish for!

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Zombies or not, the best show in town is right here right now.

Long live Onslaught!
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Killing Peace
Born for War
Let There Be Death
The Sound of Violence
Angels of Death
Planting Seeds of Hate
Metal Forces
Code Black
Flame of the Antichrist
Onslaught (Power from Hell)