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Tom G Warrior Celebrates Hellhammer With Triumph of Death Album

Tom G Warrior Celebrates Hellhammer With Triumph of Death Album


Tom G Warrior will eternally be referred to as the founder and frontman for excessive steel legends Hellhammer and Celtic Frost and in the present day, he is cementing the legacy of Hellhammer due to his newest undertaking, Triumph of Death.

“It was an concept that I had many, a few years in the past,” Warrior instructed Chuck Armstrong on Friday’s Loudwire Nights (Nov. 10). “I’ve been masking Hellhammer’s music already with Celtic Frost within the ’80s and with my industrial act, Apollyon Sun, within the late-’90s. When Martin Eric Ain and I reformed Celtic Frost in 2001, we additionally performed Hellhammer music throughout rehearsals and we meant to play some on the Monotheist tour, nevertheless it did not actually click on with that materials.”

For a few years after, Warrior thought-about other ways he might carry Hellhammer’s music again to the stage. He lastly figured the easiest way to do that was to kind a devoted tribute band — and that is when Triumph of Death was born.

“I at all times thought that Triumph of Death would really change into a working band,” he stated. “When I had the idea in my thoughts, I believed it actually is sensible to document what we’re doing, even when it is only for us personally. So we recorded a lot of concert events up to now few years, simply to have a memento of this.”

That memento finally changed into an official launch as a result of, as Warrior put it, “Some of the recordings had been really good.” Resurrection of the Flesh serves as Triumph of Death’s debut stay album, capturing recordings from three completely different reveals in 2023: Houston, Munich and Barroselas.

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As he mirrored on his historical past because the frontman of many various steel bands, Warrior was gradual to evaluate the lasting success of Hellhammer, a band that was solely lively from 1982 to 1984 and that by no means launched an official studio album.

“I’m right here by the grace of the viewers — and I’m not saying that as a hole sentence. I’m very conscious that I owe my complete profession to the goodwill, the grace of the folks within the viewers. Without them, I’d be no one … It’s an unlimited present that they are bestowing upon me, by letting me be a musician and likewise by letting me resurrect my earliest music. It’s a present that I do not take without any consideration and I’m infinitely grateful for.”

What Else Did Tom G Warrior Discuss on Loudwire Nights?

  • What it is like recording 40-year-old songs with trendy expertise: “It sounds so good.”
  • What it means to him to be thought-about a major supply of affect and inspiration within the worlds of black and excessive steel: “Forty years in the past, I did not have a secret recipe and I did not know I used to be foretelling what would change into of our scene. I did not know there could be one excessive steel scene finally.”
  • Why he loves and nonetheless collects vinyl records

Listen to the Full Interview within the Podcast Player Below

Tom G Warrior joined Loudwire Nights on Friday, Nov. 10; the present replays on-line right here, and you’ll tune in stay each weeknight at 7PM ET or on the Loudwire app; you too can see if the present is out there in your native radio station and take heed to interviews on-demand. Stream Resurrection of the Flesh at this location and keep up-to-date with Triumph of Death’s tour plans.

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November 11, 2023 at 12:29PM

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