Canadian thrash metal veterans SACRIFICE played their first-ever European show this past Saturday (April 30) at the Keep It True festival at Tauberfrankenhalle in Lauda-Königshofen, Germany.
Commented the band: "Thank you to everyone that organized and attended Keep It True. We had a great time playing our first show in Europe. Met many SACRIFICE fans from the beautiful country of Germany, and around the world. Thank you for having us, we are sure that will not be the last time we perform in Europe. A big cheers to all that attended."
Video footage of SACRIFICE's performance at Keep It True can be viewed below.
War On Music Records released "The Ones I Condemn", the latest album from SACRIFICE, on vinyl for the first time on March 26, 2010. It was made available as a limited pressing gatefold LP. The first three albums from SACRIFICE — "Torment in Fire" (1986), "Forward to Termination" (1987) and "Soldiers Of Misfortune" (1990) — were also re-released on vinyl via War On Music Records (on February 26, 2010).
For more information, visit www.waronmusic.com.
"The Ones I Condemn" was made available in July 2009 via Brazil's Marquee Records. The CD was recorded at Rouge Valley Studio in Toronto, Ontario with engineer Darius Szczepaniak, who has previously worked with I MOTHER EARTH, SUM 41 and EDWIN, among many others. Guest musicians on the album include Jed Simon (ZIMMERS HOLE, TENET, STRAPPING YOUNG LAD, ARMOROS), who "[laid] down a total whammy-bar barrage," and the band's old Scarborough metal comrade Dave Hewson (SLAUGHTER, STRAPPADO), who lent some guest vocals to "The Devil's Martyr".
The Canadian version of "The Ones I Condemn", featuring an exclusive bonus track — a cover of RUSH's "Athem" — is available in the USA through Relapse, Metal Haven Chicago, The End Records and Century Media mailorders.