TESTAMENT

Testament was one of the first thrash metal bands to emerge from the San Francisco Bay Area in the 1980’s. Originally formed as ‘Legacy’ in 1983 by founding members Eric Peterson (rhythm guitar), Derrick Ramirez (guitar) and Louie Clemente (drums), the line-up included vocalist Steve Souza and Greg Christian (bass). Ramirez was later replaced by wunderkind Alex Skolnick (lead guitar). Souza soon departed to join Exodus and suggested that the towering Chuck Billy take over as frontman. The band became known as ‘Testament’ 3 years later, while recording their Read more...

Dark Roots Of Thrash

TESTAMENT have posted a new trailer for their upcoming DVD Dark Roots Of Thrash here:http://youtu.be/BNYliQu9mGc The DVD/2CD release documenting TESTAMENT’s sold-out headlining performance at the Paramount in Huntington, NY this past February, will now be made available on October 18 (Europe), October 21 (UK) and October 29 (North America) via Nuclear Blast. In the meantime, you can also check out the performance of “Rise Up” taken from the upcoming DVD here http://youtu.be/B81K2qKF-1M Dark Roots Of Thrash was produced by Get Hammered Productions, directed Read more...