LYCANTHRO- Four Horsemen Of The Apocalypse (EP Review)

LYCANTHRO- Four Horsemen Of The Apocalypse (EP Review)

LYCANTHRO – Bio Horns up! It’s time to prepare for the arrival of the Four Horsemen Of The Apocalypse. Not talking about Ric Flair’s band of WCW wrestlers, but instead the sophomore EP from Ottawa’s Lycanthro. It was February of last year when I was introduced to this band via their debut self titled release. When I reviewed the debut, I  clearly remember thinking what these guys could be capable of with a little more…

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Pounding Metal – A Tribute To Exciter (April 28, 2017)

Pounding Metal – A Tribute To Exciter (April 28, 2017)

The original heavy metal maniacs, originators of thrash metal, godfathers of speed metal, Exciter had many labels, and all of them confirm the fact, that Exciter is the ultimate metal legends. As their debut album entitled Heavy Metal Maniac came out one month before Metallica‘s iconic Kill ‘Em All, many fans will agree that it’s the Canadian trio that actually invented thrash metal. Their story could fill a few thick books, and their albums have cult status…

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John Ricci of EXCITER Talks Band and Current Mood

John Ricci of EXCITER Talks Band and Current Mood

John Ricci, guitarist and founding member of Canadian thrash band Exciter, took some time out of his busy schedule to talk with Decibel Geek and bring fans up to date on what the band has been up to and how the reunited classic lineup is getting along. The band just returned from Calgary Metalfest where they shared the stage with three other titans of Canadian metal, Annihilator, Sacrifice and Razor and I was eager to…

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Thrash Pioneers EXCITER Work on New Album

Thrash Pioneers EXCITER Work on New Album

Canadian thrash pioneers Exciter, fresh off their headlining gig at the fifth annual Calgary Metalfest playing with Annihilator, Razor, and Sacrifice, are working on new material with the hopes of releasing a new studio album in 2017. Reached at his home in Ottawa, Ontario, Exciter guitarist and founding member, John Ricci, tells Decibel Geek the band has been busy working on new material for some time now and has five good strong songs they are…

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Original Members of EXCITER to Perform at Calgary Metalfest

Original Members of EXCITER to Perform at Calgary Metalfest

According to an official press release, Canadian thrashers Exciter are on the bill at this year’s Calgary Metalfest on Saturday, September 17th at Flames Central. Presented by Big Nate Productions, the evening is being billed as “A Historic Night of Canadian Metal” as Exciter reunites their original line-up, guitarist John Ricci, vocalist/drums Dan Beehler and bassist Allan James Johnson,  for the first time since 1985. This event also marks Exciter’s first Western Canadian performance in…

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