5 / 5
"I never thought that a band could debut with a bang in this way … KINGS WILL FALL have broken all the schemes with this colossus, giving a total blow to all those who say that Thrash Metal is a trivial and now saturated kind … deserve the right to make a career because such a bomb is difficult to launch with the first shot. Congratulations and a great 'good luck'!"
(All Around Metal)
9,5 / 10
"The fierce Thrash Metal battering is like a fusion of pioneering Thrashers Slayer and Kreator, but with even more heaviness thrown in … the vigorous and violent head banging required to keep pace with this album, may bring on whiplash, such is the ferocity with which KINGS WILL FALL deliver their brand of Thrash."
(Metal Gods TV)
93 / 100
"… fierce combination between powerful Death Metal and Thrash in the style of Municipal Waste … very powerful sound … ingenious and aggressive style … after listening to this album and meditating a bit, I think this would be the cold beer for the headbanger, as is the energy drink for the athlete, because the truth is that it stimulates."
88 / 100
"… good from beginning to end, addictive to Thrash Metal fans … listen to 'Thrash Force.One' in the highest volume, and see how KINGS WILL FALL has the potential to crack skulls and cause neck pain."
8,6 / 10
(World Of Metal)
12 / 15
"… an energetic Thrash album, where the name is program."
8 / 10
"Technically, the band is almost in line with the great role models and shouter Fabian Jung has this typical Thrash organ in the intersection of Schmier, Mille or Tom Araya and Bobby Blitz. Fans of these Thrash legends will immediately feel comfortable with KINGS WILL FALL ... one have to sign as a quality-oriented record label. So what are you waiting for?"
8 / 10
"… entertaining board, a mix of old-school Thrash á la EXODUS and SLAYER, with a touch of Death Metal growls ... listen in and freak out! It's worth it."
8 / 10
"… Attention, the thing can be addictive. A strong and solid album."
76 / 100
"The Southern Europeans process many good ideas in compositions that occasionally go to Sodom, S.O.D. or Anthrax to think, the other time to Biohazard or Sepultura. This debut album is technically and production-wise a huge leap forward …"
76 / 100
"… clearly inspired by old school Thrash and the re-Thrash movement, but also with one foot in Metalcore and NWOAHM. Similar to a knife fight between Exodus, Municipal Waste, Killswitch Engage and Darkest Hour … nice riffs, the songs sound catchy and the sound is like a house."
7 / 10
"The groovy Thrash with its crass vocals is reminiscent of Pantera, Damageplan, Overkill in the late nineties, later Sepultura or even Exhorder ... "
7 / 10
"Slayer and the sacred Teutonic triad are the greatest inspirations for KINGS WILL FALL … recommended to fans of Old School School Thrash Metal …"
(In Your Eyes)
7 / 10
"… energy and convincing string faction ... "Thrash Force.One" is an album with a penchant for old school Thrash Metal ... the four South Tyroleans are on a very good way. Slayer would be proud!"
7 / 10
"… KINGS WILL FALL show passion, nice riffs and they are aggressive as hell. These are elements that every Thrash Metal maniac around the world who thinks high of himself/herself appreciates."
(Behind The Veil)
7 / 10
"Having the crossover between Thrash and Death Metal, however, means that KINGS WILL FALL should appeal to a wide range of audience and I recommend any fans of these two genres go check them out. I am glad I listened to this album and, ending with a cover of Motörhead’s 'We Are Motörhead', I think a lot of you will be happy with it too!"
"KINGS WILL FALL get out one of the strongest debut CDs this year. Hard-hitting riffs, good melodies and really venomous growls make 'Thrash Force.One' a highlight in every CD shelf."
"A completely positive surprise ... insider tip!"
"… a surprisingly strong debut … should be taken by every little fan of the genre. Not because the band brings something new, but because they bring the kind of Thrash Metal that we do not encounter everyday. Embrace this unique pearl … a very high level debut album, which we usually encounter in bands with twenty or more years of experience."
'… 2017 has been a great year for Thrash bred exploits, 'Thrash Force.One' is one big reason why.'
"… the quartet offers pretty rough Thrash somewhere between SODOM and KREATOR ... for a home-made production, the part is neatly produced and lavishly designed."
"… an energetic album with simpler song approach like bands as Sodom, Toxic Holocaust have. It`s modern sounding Thrash but perhaps with few old school elements as a brilliant cover of Motörhead, a tribute to Lemmy (RIP). I can easily interact to the vibe of this album and I like how it pleases me in many moments."
"… has no shortage of raw, power-filled crunchy riffs that come at you in wave after head-banging fury … this album will still be a fantastic listen 20 years from now!"
"Guitarist Rene Thaler rounds things out for this (old school Thrash Metal-worshiping) four-piece band. In addition to eighties and (early) nineties Thrash metal (see list below), "Thrash Force. One" showcases a gritty, street Metal-legit, band …"
(Heavy Metal Time Machine)
"'Thrash Force.One' is a good album in the Thrash field I just suggest to take a listening to KINGS WILL FALL’s album, sure you’ll like it if you’re fans of Thrash."
(Rockers And Other Animals)
"... Thrash with melodic Death Metal, a sense for a well-balanced mixture of aggressiveness and melody as well as the harmonious vocals ... in between you get a few atmospheric impressions. Conclusion: A high on the work!"
"KINGS WILL FALL were able to mix old school Thrash with more dashes of Hardcore and Death Metal. And the result is amazing!"
"… a furious and fierce Thrash Metal assault, KINGS WILL FALL have announced themselves to the world in blistering style."
"… a fantastic first album ... a very nice crossover between Thrash Metal and Hardcore, which took me personally from the first track 'Toxic War'. It's as if I hear the productive works of my beloved Raised Fist, NWOSDM (At The Gates, In Flames), with traditional Bay Area Thrash (Slayer) and Groove Metal ('Roots' phase). "Kings Will Fall - KWF will have a brilliant future …"
"… fierce, fast, and downright heavy duty … brings to mind such as Warbringer, Kreator, and even classic Slayer … monumental energy … thunderous force … sounds solid, yet groundbreaking … bring determination and demolishment."
KINGS WILL FALL
South Tyrol • Italy
Kings will fall. Under this generalizing motto, one of the most playful, lively and explosive new THRASH METAL commands joins the scene of the genre: KINGS WILL FALL.
When drummer Lukas Gross and bassist Daniel Vanzo came together in 2013 to form a band, guitarist René Thaler joined them as well. Finally, the hungry pack was completed by shouter Fabian Jung. And this optimally functioning line-up is still valid today.
Musically, the four South Tyrolean bullies set on a raging-brutal, staccato-like brand until today. Brutal influences of death-lead get nailed in with punky-snotty wise.
As a result of fierce rehearsal thunderstorms, the boys released their first self-recorded and self-produced demo EP in 2015 with the prophetic title „Death Comes Early“.
In addition, KINGS WILL FALL attacked not only various stages in their environment. But the raging mob let it crash officially beyond the country's borders. Reward for all sweaty efforts was the loud entry into the semifinals of the Austrian band competition ‚Metalchamp‘.
The summer of 2016 saw not only a few new gigs but also the songwriting process for the debut album "Thrash Force.One", which was recorded at Sarntaler Bucket Hill Studio at the end of the year.
The domestic release show in February 2017 turned into a real Thrash festival, as well as triumphantly followed by the appearance at the most popular South Tyrolean hard music event, the Rock im Ring Festival.
The official release date for "Thrash Force.One" was February 11th, 2017. KINGS WILL FALL want to stay on the ball live in the future as well.
On August 24, the band released their very first official music video for the song ‚Toxic War‘, which is also featured on the current longplayer.
The whole thing was filmed and edited by Daniel Socin from Foto Video Socin. The whole group is totally behind song and video, whose performance passages were recorded in a sooty smithy.
With all the introduced, historical WW2 film-fragments, the band would like to aptly clarify the thematic significance of the lyrical overall concept of KINGS WILL FALL.
After all, since devastating and terrible wars are constantly being waged in this world despite better knowledge, this human-made evil must finally be named. May all the tyrants finally fall, may all the wars finally end!
February 11th, 2017
01. In Dead & Mud & Misery 01:05
02. Toxic War 03:58
03. Shots For Glory 03:39
04. Burn All Fuel 05:36
05. Endless Pain 03:38
06. Damage Crown 02:01
07. Buster 04:12
08. Gängster 1948 05:34
09. We Are Motörhead (Motörhead cover) 02:15
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