Thrash and Burn 2011
Thrash and Burn tour 2011 featured Winds of Plague with support from Chelsea Grin, As Blood Runs Black, For The Fallen Dreams, Upon A Burning Body, In The Midst of the Lions, Like Moths to Flames, and Volumes.
About Winds of Plague
Winds of Plague is an American deathcore band from California. When the band formed in 2002, their name was originally Bleak December. However, in 2005, they changed their name to Winds of Plague and released their demo “A Cold Day in Hell.” In 2008, they released their first album “Decimate the Weak” through Century Media Records. In 2015, vocalist Johnny Plague announced the band’s return after a hiatus. They recorded their fifth studio album “Blood of My Enemy” from 2016 to 2017 and released it in 2017.
The band has released several critically acclaimed albums, including “Decimate the Weak”, “The Great Stone War,” and “Resistance,” and has toured extensively, sharing stages with other prominent metal acts such as Parkway Drive, As I Lay Dying, and Whitechapel, and performing at major festivals like Warped Tour and Mayhem Fest.
Winds of Plague has continued to evolve and push the boundaries of the deathcore genre, despite several lineup changes over the years. Their passionate fan base and dedication to their craft have helped establish them as one of the most respected and influential metal bands of the past two decades.
About Chelsea Grin
Chelsea Grin is an American deathcore band known for their intense and heavy sound. Formed in Salt Lake City, Utah in 2007, the band has gone through various lineup changes over the years, but has consistently delivered powerful performances and releases.
At the forefront of Chelsea Grin’s sound is the combination of low-tuned guitars, guttural vocals, and intense drumming. The band’s music often features complex breakdowns, intricate guitar riffs, and blast beats, making for a sound that is both aggressive and technically impressive.
Lyrically, Chelsea Grin often tackles dark and heavy themes, such as violence, death, and nihilism. Despite the often grim subject matter, the band’s lyrics are often introspective and thought-provoking, and are delivered with raw emotion by vocalist Tom Barber.
In addition to their distinctive sound and lyrical themes, Chelsea Grin is also known for their striking visual aesthetic, which often features bold, macabre imagery.
Overall, Chelsea Grin is a band that is not for the faint of heart. Their music is intense, heavy, and unapologetically brutal, making them a must-listen for fans of extreme metal and hardcore music.
About As Blood Runs Black
As Blood Runs Black is an American deathcore band that formed in 2003 and gained popularity in the mid-2000s. The band has released several successful albums, including “Allegiance” and “Instinct”, which showcase their unique blend of brutal breakdowns, fast-paced guitar riffs, and intense vocals.
Since their formation, As Blood Runs Black has toured extensively, sharing the stage with other notable metal bands such as Suicide Silence, Whitechapel, and The Black Dahlia Murder. Their energetic live performances and powerful sound have garnered them a dedicated fan base and cemented their status as one of the most influential bands in the deathcore genre.
Despite several lineup changes throughout their career, As Blood Runs Black has remained dedicated to their music and fans. Their passion and commitment to their craft have enabled them to continue producing powerful and thought-provoking music that resonates with fans worldwide.
In addition to their music, As Blood Runs Black has also been active in promoting causes such as animal rights and environmental awareness. Through their music and activism, the band has established themselves as an important voice in the metal community, inspiring fans to think critically and take action on important issues.
About Upon A Burning Body
Upon A Burning Body is a metalcore band hailing from San Antonio, Texas. Since their formation in 2005, the band has gained recognition for their intense, high-energy sound and explosive live performances.
Their music is a combination of heavy breakdowns, crushing riffs, and catchy choruses, with influences from genres such as death metal, hardcore, and even Latin music. Upon A Burning Body has released several successful albums, including “The World is Ours”, “Red. White. Green.”, and “Southern Hostility”, which showcase their unique sound and songwriting abilities.
Throughout their career, the band has toured extensively, sharing stages with other prominent metal acts such as Of Mice & Men, Chelsea Grin, and Suicide Silence. Their energetic live performances and powerful stage presence have earned them a dedicated fan base and cemented their status as one of the most exciting live acts in the metal scene.
Despite some controversy surrounding their use of alleged fake gang affiliation as a publicity stunt, Upon A Burning Body has continued to evolve and push the boundaries of the metalcore genre. Their dedication to their music and fans has helped establish them as a respected and influential force in the metal community, inspiring fans to embrace their individuality and stand up for what they believe in.