Toxic Shock

Toxic Shock

Metal Dome Thursday 21 June | 18:15 - 18:55

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Played at Graspop Metal Meeting 2018
Genre

Cross Over

Country

Belgium

Biography

Belgium’s – and perhaps even Western Europe’s – leading crossover band is stopping by Dessel this summer. No stage is too big or small for this Antwerp-based outfit, a fact singer Wouter ‘Wally’ Verhaegen likes to illustrate by stagediving and climbing every scaffold he can find. It’s all part and parcel of a Toxic Shock show. Late last year they released their new CD ‘Twentylastcentury’ and hardcore heroes as Walter Schreiffels (Gorilla Biscuits) and John Joseph (Cro-Mags) have already professed their love for the band. With such influences as Suicidal Tendencies, D.RI., Slayer, early Metallica, Testament, Exodus, Cro-Mags, etc. you know you’re in for a throat-ripping blend of metal, punk and hardcore. By the way, hit YouTube for the wonderfully absurd video for Great Great Gift, it’s mind-blowing!  (#GMM18)