Week 41 – METHANE METAL

The definition of Methane:

Methane ( US : / ˈ m ɛ θ eɪ n / or UK : / ˈ m iː θ eɪ n / ) is a chemical compound with the chemical formula CH 4 (one atom of carbon and four atoms of hydrogen ). It is a group-14 hydride and the simplest alkane, and is the main constituent of natural gas. The relative abundance of methane on Earth makes it an attractive fuel, although capturing and storing it poses challenges due to its gaseous state under normal conditions for temperature and pressure.

flame fire water reflection

There it is my HeadBangers, Methane, it can burn anywhere at anytime, on water and ice, you all know I love my fire, but Methane, you can’t escape it, it’s attractive but hard to contain so  here we go into some Southern Thrash Metal from a Band known as METHANE.

“Pray For Death”

 

Let’s meet the guys:

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Olle Ekman Drums (2017-present)

Tim Scott
Vocals, Bass (2012-present)

Dylan Campbell
Guitars (2012-present)

Jimi Mästerbo
Guitars (2012-present)

“Blood Sweat and Beer”

Now for a little bio:

This Band claims two homes, Borlänge, Sweden / Midland Park, New Jersey, United States. Which is a good combination if you ask me.  The following bio was taken from their site:

  Methane formed in the fall of 2012 by American brothers, living in Sweden, Tim Scott (former bassist of Revenant and HatePlow) and Dylan Campbell together with Tim’s long time friend Jimi Masterbo and drummer Andreas Strom. After gaining underground recognition for their previous EP releases, 2014’s ‘Southern Metal’, and 2015’s ‘Spit On Your Grave’, Methane was signed in 2016 by Sony’s Dark Star Records. The band has also appeared on the soundtrack for Scottish mini series Metalhedz (S03E02 and S03E03) as well as the first ever E-Novel with music “How an Atomic Fart Saved The World”.

February of 2017 saw Methane release its debut full length album “The Devil’s Own” on Sony/Dark Star Records which has been met by the press with great reviews. Drawing influence from Slayer, LOG, and Pantera, Methane has created a unique sound that is strong and unapologetic. The band has been touring in Europe supporting the album and steadily gaining a strong and loyal fan base in the European Metal scene with a reputation as a high powered, energetic live band. To date, Methane has played over 60 shows in 6 countries on 2 continents. Highlights include U.S. tour, headlining Finnish Tour, Rage of Armageddon Festival (NYC,USA) Metal Inferno Festival (Sweden), Heavy Metal Heart Festival (Helsinki) and opening for international touring bands such as Warbringer, Nervosa, Whiplash and The Haunted. Most recently, Methane has been joined by a new drummer, Olle Ekman, former singer of Deals Death and Amaranthe (live). With a string of tour dates already confirmed to start in Winter of 2018, Methane is planning a new assault on Europe.

Well as you can see my Headbangers these guys are all over the place.  

“Scars and Bars”

I chatted  with Tim who told me Methane has something new coming out and it will be announced at the end of August, lots of things happening.  So stay tuned my HeadBangers to see what’s in store.

Well my HeadBangers that’s it for this week.  Join me next week for another band and another song.  In the meantime, remember fire is free it can happen anytime and anywhere with the right conditions so becareful my HeadBangers and, don’t stand to close to the fire if you can’t handle the burn…..

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