Savage Messiah

Savage Messiah

Metal Dome Friday 22 June | 11:15 - 11:55

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Played at Graspop Metal Meeting 2018
Genre

Thrash Metal

Country

United Kingdom

Biography

Londoners Savage Messiah financed their debut EP ‘Spitting Venom’ (2007) to positive reviews and before long they were noticed by established record labels. Two years later they embarked on a lengthy support tour to promote their first full-length, ‘Insurrection Rising’. While the tracks on the album exhibited all the hallmark features you’d expect, the overall sound was modern and forward-looking in the style of Testament and Megadeth releases of the period. Savage Messiah raised their game on follow-up ‘The Fateful Dark’ (2014) and their popularity surged as a result. Not only did the new disc earn them headliner status, it also landed them several nominations and awards. Unfortunately disagreements forced singer/guitarist and band leader Dave Silver to make a few personnel changes but they managed to maintain the momentum with 2017’s ‘Hands of Fate’. In a slight departure from their Bay Area thrash style debut, ‘Hands of Fate’ presents a mixture of uncompromising heaviness with the rousing singalong choruses so typical of power metal. A highly anticipated GMM debut! (#GMM18)